2010-04-30 / Sports

Eagles Stop Bees

Ends Long Losing Streak
by Mike Organ

Lexington ended a long losing streak with a 7-4 win over the Academy Bees Friday night between storms.The Eagles created a storm of their own in the top of the seventh inning to win the game.

Lexington opened with a run in the top of the first inning. Chance Sherrill singled and Kaelan Blok followed with a double to score Sherrill. Lexington widened their lead with two more runs in the third inning. Blok singled with two out. Tyler Moerbe reached on an error by the Bee second baseman. A double steal followed to put runners on second and third. Josh O’Conner singled home one and Casey Iselt singled to get the second runner home.

Academy fought back to tie the game with runs in the fourth and fifth innings. A scoreless sixth followed for both teams.

Lexington then broke through with a seventh inning winner. O’Conner led off with a single. Casey Iselt reached on an error as did Brandon Meyer. Kogan Garrett walked to load the bases. Jacob Carr walked to force in a run. A fly ball to left got the first out. Another walk to Chance Sherrill reloaded the bases. Blok singled again to drive in a run as the fourth run crossed the plate. A second out was posted at third before Blok’s hit.

Blok had an outstanding game at the plate going 5 for 5 with a double and runs batted in. Blok also pitched, going five innings, leaving with the score tied. Tyler Moerbe, pitched the sixth and two outs into the seventh to earn the win. O’Conner came in to record the last out and earn the save.

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