Lowry falls short in extra innings

Lowry falls short in extra innings

By Ben Norfolk Posted May 3, 2010

Lowry baseball came up one run short against Truckee.

“It was solid until the last couple innings,” said senior captain Terrell Messerly.

Anders Pace started the game for the Bucks and in the top of the first inning Truckee jumped out to an early two-run lead. Bryan Noble hit an RBI single to score Pollock in the bottom of the first. In the second inning, Dusty Kraft started off the inning with a double later in the inning Pollock hit an RBI single. With David Eastman and Mitch Pollock on-base Pace hit a two-RBI double which brought the score 4-2.

“We played pretty well except for in the field; we hit decently,” said senior captain David Eastman.

In the bottom of the seventh inning, the score was 9-6 Truckee. Jace Billingsley hit a lead-off single followed by a single by Johnny Hernandez which moved Billingsley to third. Kraft hit a three-run home run to put the game into extra innings.

The first batter at the top of the inning for Truckee hit a triple and then scored on an error. In the bottom of the eighth Pollock got walked and moved over to first. Pace laid down a sacrificed bunt which moved Pollock to second. Noble hit a grounder back to the pitcher and on a tough call he was out but he moved Pollock over to third. The tying run was stranded at third when Anthony Chojnacki ground out to end the game.

Chojnacki was charged with the loss. The end score was 10-9 Truckee.

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