Laker Baseball team falls short against McCracken County

The Russell County Lakers, playing their second game of a back-to-back, were defeated by the McCracken County Mustangs Wednesday night.

The Lakers struggled to get much going offensively, only scoring one run en route to a 12-1 loss, bringing the Lakers to 2-2 on the season.

The Lakers fell behind 5-0 early and never recovered, scoring their lone run in the second inning as Evan Hammond scored from third on a ground ball by Gavin Gossage.

Nathan Lawson, Evan Hammond, and Jackson Wilson recorded hits for the Lady Lakers.

Noah Hadley pitched 2 1/3 innings for the Lakers, giving up 9 runs (4 earned), while striking out three and walking three.

Jackson Wilson pitched 1 inning, giving up three runs, while striking out one and walking one.

Trace Stringer pitched 2/3 of an inning, walking two.

The Lakers will play their third game in three days today at 12:30 p.m. as the Lakers take on the Whitley County Colonels.

 

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