NEW WATERFORD, OH- Jake Walker threw a gem on Tuesday for Heartland Christian, allowing zero runs and besting Sebring by a score of 22-0
Drew Gault collected four hits in five at-bats to help lead the Lions to victory. Gault doubled in the first, singled in the second, doubled in the third, and singled in the fourth.
In the first inning, Heartland Christian got their offense started when Heartland Christian Lions Varsity scored on a stolen base during Gault’s at-bat. Then Gault doubled , driving in one. The Lions put up eight runs in the fourth inning. Heartland Christian’s big bats were led by Xabi Royo, Kaden Stryffeler, Alex Tsarnas, Matt Kingston, Gault, and Drew Walker, all driving in runs in the frame.
One bright spot for Sebring was a single by Wyatt in the first inning.
Walker earned the victory on the mound for Heartland Christian. Walker went five innings, allowing zero runs on four hits, striking out nine, and walking zero.
Whit took the loss for the Trojans. Whit lasted three innings, allowing nine hits and 14 runs while striking out one.
Heartland Christian collected 12 hits on the day. Gault, Will Morgan, and Stryffeler each collected multiple hits for Heartland Christian Lions Varsity. Gault led Heartland Christian Lions Varsity with four hits in five at-bats. Heartland Christian Lions Varsity stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Walker led the way with three.
Sebring tallied four hits. Wyatt and Kade all managed multiple hits for the Trojans.