Lions Can’t Catch Up To Indianapolis Shortridge
Lions watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 12-3 loss to Indianapolis Shortridge on Thursday. Indianapolis Shortridge scored on a home run by Andrew Velez in the first inning, a double by Cole McElroy in the first inning, and a triple by Velez in the second inning.
The Lions struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Indianapolis Shortridge, giving up 12 runs.
Indianapolis Shortridge got on the board in the first inning when Velez homered on a 2-0 count, scoring two runs.
McElroy led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Indianapolis Shortridge. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and three runs while striking out 12.
Tyler Houk was on the pitcher’s mound for Lions. He surrendered five runs on five hits over one inning, striking out two. Ethan Graham, Beckham Chappell, and Justin Sheets each contributed in relief for Lions.
Indianapolis Shortridge had 13 hits in the game. Alecs Sosa, Velez, and Aiden Goldsmith each had multiple hits for Indianapolis Shortridge. Sosa led Indianapolis Shortridge with four stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with ten stolen bases.
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