The Lake View Wild Gators defeated the Latta Vikings 5-0 in varsity baseball action played in Lake View on Tuesday, March 1.
The score was tied at 0-0 after the first inning of play.
Lake View scored in the bottom of the second inning when the Wild Gators’ #26 hit one to right for a stand-up double. #7 hits one up the middle and picked up the rbi.
Lake View managed to get 2 runs across home in the bottom of the third inning. Lake View’s #9 arrived safely at first as the throw to first pulled Latta’s first baseman from the bag. #4 lined one over short for a single to place runners on first and second. A grounder to third stopped the runner at second on a forced out. After a Lake View strike out, #22 punched one over second for a single and a rbi followed by #26 who hit one to center for a double and a rbi. A grounder to short ended the inning.
Lake View picked up a run in the bottom of the fourth when #13 walked followed by #19 who hit one to left for a single to place runners on first and second. A sac bunt by #9 moved the runners to second and third. A fly-out to short accounted for out 2. An intentional walk to Lake View’s #3 loaded the bases. #17 garnered a walk to give Lake View the score.
Lake View’s #19 had a lead-off single to right in the bottom of the sixth inning. However, he was caught in a run-down between second and third, and Lake View’s #4 made it safely to first. He scored on #3’s hit down the left field line to give Lake View a 5-0 lead.
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