Amateur Baseball: Lake City gets bounced from playoffsLake City got bounced from the Classic Cannon Valley League Class C playoffs after a 4-1 loss to Randolph Friday in Lake City and a 2-1 loss to Hampton Sunday in Lake City.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Lake City got bounced from the Classic Cannon Valley League Class C playoffs after a 4-1 loss to Randolph Friday in Lake City and a 2-1 loss to Hampton Sunday in Lake City.
Randolph scored four runs in the first inning and held on to win while the Serpents got just one run in the second inning.
Ben Edelbach went 3-for-4 and Andrew Roble went 2-for-4 with a double for Lake City. Tom Greenheck drove in the lone run and finished 1-for-4.
Brett Gwaltney took the loss for the Serpents after throwing a complete game. Gwaltney allowed four runs on nine hits, walked three and struck out six.
Nick McIntee, Tom Gergen and Derick Otte all had two hits each for the Railcats. Otte picked up the win after allowing one run on eight hits, walking two and striking out five.
Two runs and three hits was enough for Hampton to get past Lake City.
The Cardinals scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning and erased a 1-0 deficit.
The Serpents had eight hits in the game and took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning.
Gwaltney went 2-for-4 wile Greenheck, Zach Wolfe, Roble, Eric Nelson, Derek Sogla and Mitchell Anderson all had base hits.
Eric Sandstrom struck out 10 in the loss and gave up two runs on three hits in nine innings.