Lakeridge Pacers Freshman built a six-run lead in the second inning and then held off Tigard’s charge for a 7-5 victory on Friday. Tigard scored three runs in the failed comeback. Shimojima, Schleichardt, and Kelleher each picked up RBIs.
An early lead helped propel Lakeridge Pacers Freshman to victory. Lakeridge Pacers Freshman scored on a walk by Elias Rust in the first inning, a walk by Clark Sheehan in the first inning, a walk by Joey Shafer in the first inning, a walk by Cody Taylor in the first inning, and a groundout by Alec Bleckley in the first inning.
Mac Elske was credited with the victory for Lakeridge Pacers Freshman. He lasted five and a third innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out eight. Cory Brown threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Brown recorded the last five outs to earn the save for Lakeridge Pacers Freshman.
Parker took the loss for Tigard. He lasted two-thirds of an inning, allowing one hit and six runs.
Griffin Damas went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Lakeridge Pacers Freshman in hits.
Eagles led Tigard with three hits in four at bats.