Boys Varsity Baseball · Boys Varsity Baseball falls to Joliet Catholic 2 – 1in 8 innings

1 Lincoln-Way West High School
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A walk-off left Lincoln-Way West on the wrong end of a 2-1 defeat to Joliet Catholic on Saturday. The game was tied at one with Joliet Catholic batting in the bottom of the eighth when #3 singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Joliet Catholic pitchers struck out eight, while Lincoln-Way West sat down eight.
Joliet Catholic fired up the offense in the second inning. #18 grounded out into a double play but still was able to knock in one run.
Lincoln-Way West knotted the game up at one in the top of the sixth inning, when.
#44 got the win for Joliet Catholic. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over one inning, striking out one and walking zero. #16, #33, and #31 all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Jake Paymaster took the loss for Lincoln-Way West. He went two and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on two hits and striking out four.
Keagan Bobbitt started the game for Lincoln-Way West. He went five innings, allowing one run on two hits, striking out four and walking one #27 started the game for Joliet Catholic. He lasted two innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out three
Robert Jackman went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Lincoln-Way West in hits.
#3 led Joliet Catholic with two hits in four at bats.