Lincoln County High School celebrated a successful week of baseball with wins over Milford and Calvary Chapel on March 27 and April 1.
The single, non-league game against Milford was intense, with the Lynx pulling out the 3-2 win.
Lincoln County scored the first run in the bottom of the second inning. Milford matched it in the top of the third. This pattern continued in the fifth and sixth innings and the teams were tied 2-2. The game went to extra innings. To win the game, Dean Ottley stole third and scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the eighth.
Kobe Walker pitched, striking out five.
Ottley was 2-for-3 with one RBI.
Senior Kamdon Lewis remarked, “Milford was a good team. It was a close game all the way through. We’re doing really good this season. So far undefeated.”
On April 1, the boys traveled to Las Vegas to play Calvary Chapel for two easy wins.
Calvary scored in the very beginning, but the Lynx answered with five runs of their own when the inning turned. Holding Calvary to one, the Lynx scored five more runs throughout the game, winning 10-1.
Mckinley O’Connor pitched, striking out 13.
Kamdon Lewis went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.
In the second game against Calvary, Lincoln scored 13 runs in the top of the second inning and seven more in the top of the third, crushing Calvary 20-0.
Mason Thornock pitched, striking out five.
Thornock hit 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs. Alex Vincent was 1-for-2 with a triple and two RBIs. Mckinley O’Connor hit 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.
“Calvary was another blowout,” said Lewis. “I feel like we could’ve done better at hitting because we really struggled, but we just need to adjust to what pitches come our way. On defense, our pitching and fielding was really good though.”
The Lynx plays Lake Mead at home, April 5, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.