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2013-04-25 / Sports

Eagles Drop Yoe 8-6

by Mike Organ

Lexington put together a complete game Tuesday night with an 8-6 win over Cameron. The Eagles got a home run from Jason Washington, the first of his high school career. W.E. Meuth pitched a strong five innings, and the Eagles got an out when needed.

Cameron opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the top of the second inning. Washington blasted his solo shot over the left field fence, to close the score to 2- 1 Yoe.

Cameron added another run in the third to take a 3-1 lead. Lexington took the lead in the fourth inning by getting six hits in a row. Logan Meuth singled with one out and stole second. Brother W.E. singled to get Logan home. Chase Hibbeler singled to move W.E. to third. Washington then laced a line drive to right centerfield. Washington ended the play at third base, with two runs scoring, as Lexington took the lead. Washington scored on Derek Dane’s single to left. Tyler Krenek singled for the sixth hit in the inning. The Eagles led 5-3 after four innings.

Cameron added a run in the top of the fifth. Lexington had an answer. Logan Meuth doubled with one out. W.E. reached on an error by the shortstop and stole second on the first pitch to Chase Hibbeler. Hibbeler then launched a fly to deep centerfield to score Logan. Washington singled to plate W.E., with the Eagles seventh run.

Lexington added another run in the bottom of the sixth inning. Kogan Garrett reached on a fielder’s choice. A wild pick-off throw allowed Garrett to cruise around to third base. Logan Meuth followed with a grounder to third that was thrown over the first baseman.

W.E. Meuth pitched the first five innings, giving up four runs on four hits. Hibbeler stymied the Yoe in the sixth. The Yoe mounted a charge in the top of the seventh, as Hibbeler had trouble finding home plate. With two out, Garrett relieved and threw two pitches, the second bringing a fly ball to leftfielder Corey Strain.

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