Varsity Baseball · Eastern (Pekin) Drops Game To Trinity Luthern After Late Score

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Eastern (Pekin) stayed in it until the end, but Trinity Luthern pulled away late in a 9-6 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at six with Trinity Luthern batting in the bottom of the sixth when Jack Marksberry tripled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
Eastern (Pekin) lost despite out-hitting Trinity Luthern eight to seven.
Trinity Luthern opened up scoring in the first inning when Noah Voelker drew a walk, scoring one run.
Eastern (Pekin) tallied three runs in the fourth inning. Eastern (Pekin) scored its runs on a double by Snyder Pennington.
Lawson Woods got the win for Trinity Luthern. He lasted six innings, allowing nine hits and six runs while striking out eight. Marksberry threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Marksberry recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Trinity Luthern.
Conner Gonzalez took the loss for Eastern (Pekin). He allowed two hits and four runs over one-third of an inning.
Hunter Anderson started the game for Eastern (Pekin). He lasted five innings, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out eight
Cauy Motsinger led Eastern (Pekin) with three hits in four at bats. Eastern (Pekin) tore up the base paths, as three players stole at least two bases. Gonzalez led the way with two.
Tyler Goecker went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Trinity Luthern in hits.