Mt. Juliet High School Golden Bears Varsity stayed in it until the end, but Grace Christian pulled away late in a 3-2 victory on Friday. The game was tied at two with Grace Christian batting in the top of the sixth when #29 singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Grace Christian pitchers struck out 11, while Mt. Juliet High School Golden Bears Varsity sat down five.
#14 led things off on the rubber for Grace Christian. He surrendered two runs on four hits over seven innings, striking out 11.
Cade Hoppe started the game for Mt. Juliet High School Golden Bears Varsity. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out three and walking zero. Dalton Earheart and Regen entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one inning and one inning respectively.
Tyler Worden led Mt. Juliet High School Golden Bears Varsity with two hits in three at bats.
#29 went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Grace Christian in hits.