Baseball defeats Lawrenceville in extra innings

Baseball defeats Lawrenceville in extra innings
Rhett Moroses
Varsity baseball

The varsity baseball team defeated Lawrenceville in dramatic fashion, winning 7-6 in the bottom of the tenth due to a walk-off hit by freshman Chris Tung '22. The Bucs rallied offensively as they totaled 14 hits in the high scoring game.

Lawrenceville looked to be the team to defeat, as they were the first to gain the lead scoring in the first inning. In the fifth inning, the Big Red scored two runs. The Bucs answered back with one run contributed by Anthony Moore '19 hitting a single.

Blair battled back all game and knotted the game at 6-6 in the bottom of the seventh, when Bryson Garriques '19 singled on a 3-2 count scoring a run. 

Cooper Ketsdever '19 led things off on the hill for the team. He went four and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs on seven hits and striking out two.

Chris Tung was the leader offensively, going 3-for-5 at the plate including a walk-off. Matthew Tung '19, Thomas Insana '20, and Kyle Hannam '22 each recorded multiple hits as well.