Mac Elske shut down Sherwood, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Lakeridge Pacers Freshman to a 1-0 victory on Thursday
The pitching was strong on both sides. Elske struck out nine, while Fulwiler sat down four.
Lakeridge Pacers Freshman got on the board in the second inning when Michael Brannon’s sac fly scored one run for Lakeridge Pacers Freshman.
One bright spot for Sherwood was a single by Gilbert in the first inning.
Elske was the winning pitcher for Lakeridge Pacers Freshman. He went seven innings, allowing zero runs on four hits, striking out nine and walking one.
Fulwiler took the loss for Sherwood. He allowed four hits and one run over seven innings, striking out four and walking zero.
Alec Bleckley, Elske, Cory Brown, and Joey Shafer each collected one hit to lead Lakeridge Pacers Freshman. Lakeridge Pacers Freshman didn’t commit a single error in the field.