West Central 14U Gold took advantage of four errors in the bottom of the sixth inning and scored two runs to get a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Baltic on Wednesday, June 23rd.
Baltic scored their run in the top of the first inning when Beau Breece scored on a steal of home. The score remained 1-0 through most of the game as the two starting pitchers combined to strikeout 17 batters through six innings of play.
Cooper Mulder started the sixth inning by reaching on an error on a fly ball to left field. Nick Lorang followed by reaching on an error by the second baseman. Both Mulder and N. Lorang stole a base later in the inning. Evan Jaton hit a ground ball to shortstop, but reached on an error as Mulder scored the tying run. Seth Lind followed that at bat with a ground ball to second base also reaching on an error that allowed N. Lorang to score the go-ahead run.
West Central was held to just two hits in the game. Zach Lorang and N. Lorang both had singles. Brody Jacobson pitched six innings allowing one earned run on two hits with no walks and nine strikeouts. Caden Alfson pitched the final inning for the win by striking out all three batters.
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