The Eagles Varsity Baseball team traveled to Auburn Hills Tuesday to open their season at Oakland Christian. The Lancers held the Eagles in check through 5 innings only allowing 4 base runners through 5 innings while building a 3-0 lead going into the top of the 6th.
In the 6th, Aaron Geisler led off with a walk and moved to 2nd on a wild pitch, Nathan Etnyre followed him with another walk and both scored on a single by Isaiah Stockman and a double by Jacob Weertz. Liam Stein, pitch running for Zeke, then scored on a perfect squeeze by Gabe Emilio with Gabe beating it out for a single. Weertz then scored on a Balk and at the end of the inning, the Eagles had taken a 4-3 lead.
In the Top of the 7th, singles by Etnyre, Stockman, Weertz, Mario Cassel, Geisler, walks to Emiolio and Joey Radabaugh, another single by Etnyre and a double by Norbie Fernandez scored 8 more runs for a 12-3 lead.
Norbie Fernandez, in relief of Isaiah Stockman closed out the game with 4 strikeouts in the last 2 innings for the win.
We take on Oakland again Thursday for our home opener.