Article by Blake Franklin-
The Scotts Hill Lions baseball team hosted a crucial game last Monday night, May 17. This was an elimination game as the Lions took on Martin Westview with the winner advancing and the loser concluding their season. Scotts Hill came into the game with hopes of advancing further in postseason play. With a late inning score by Martin Westview, the Lions had those hopes crushed as they fell in the game, 3-2.
In a heartbreaker of a game for the Lions, Scotts Hill would see a late inning run by Martin Westview bring an end to their season. Scotts Hill would allow Martin Westview to score two runs in the top of the first inning to take an early lead. The Lions bounced back and scored a run of their own in the bottom half of the first inning. In the third inning, Scotts Hill would tie the game when the Lions scored their second run of the game. After both teams went scoreless in the fourth through sixth innings, Martin Westview’s Ty Simpson would hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh inning to give Martin Westview the lead. Scotts Hill was unable to score in the bottom half of the inning and that concluded the season for the Lions.
Kyle Carter led the way at the plate for Scotts Hill. Carter would go 1 for 1 in the game, reaching on a double. Both Bryce Allard and Jack Beecham…
For complete coverage, see the May 26th edition of The Lexington Progress.