Lakewood Legends Grabs Lead In Sixth Inning For Victory Over Virginia Beach Shredders
Lakewood Legends ran off with the lead late in the game in an 11-8 victory over Virginia Beach Shredders on Thursday. The game was tied at seven with Lakewood Legends batting in the bottom of the sixth when Austin Kirkpatrick singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Virginia Beach Shredders scored six runs in the third inning, but Lakewood Legends still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Virginia Beach Shredders came thanks to a walk by Patrick Aitken, a home run by Tyler Keaton, and a double by Nick Mackedon.
Lakewood Legends got things moving in the second inning, when Logan Dunbar doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Lakewood Legends took the lead for good with one run in the sixth inning.
Azriel Davidson earned the victory on the hill for Lakewood Legends. He surrendered seven runs on five hits over five and two-thirds innings, striking out two. Bren Faulk, Dylan Schumacher, and Samuel Smith all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Schumacher recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Lakewood Legends.
Mason Brown took the loss for Virginia Beach Shredders. He lasted one and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and two runs while striking out one and walking one.
Devin Sawyer started the game for Virginia Beach Shredders. He lasted four innings, allowing five hits and six runs while striking out four
Virginia Beach Shredders socked two home runs on the day. Keaton put one out in the third inning. Kevin Wegielnik went yard in the sixth inning.
Lakewood Legends racked up 13 hits. Bo Gonzales and Cody Sandlin each collected multiple hits for Lakewood Legends. Sandlin and Gonzales each managed two hits to lead Lakewood Legends.
Virginia Beach Shredders saw the ball well today, racking up nine hits in the game. Keaton, Daniel Lilja, and Wegielnik all had multiple hits for Virginia Beach Shredders.
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