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Baseball drops a pair of games in late innings
May 5, 2014Princeton High School
The Princeton baseball team dropped a pair of three-run games May 1 and 2 against Sycamore and Wyoming.
On Friday, Sycamore erased a 8-run deficit to defeat the Vikings 11-8.
Princeton's offense was led by Jeremy Abbott who finished 3-for-4 at the plate with a run scored. Brett Bosel and Joey Krause each drove in a pair of runs, and Aaron Levy collected two hits.
Tanner McGladrie was tagged with the loss on the mound in relief of starter Brandon Blankenship. McGladrie allowed 4 runs in one inning of work.
Blankenship allowed 7 runs on 8 hits, and struck out 6 batters in 5 innings of work.
On Saturday, Princeton took a break from the rigorous conference schedule to play the Wyoming Cowboys.
The Vikings' defense committed four errors and allowed 5 unearned runs in the 10-7 loss.
Offensively, Aarron Levy and Tanner Lewellyn each collected a pair of hits. Levy drove in two runs, and Lewellyn knocked in one run.
Morgan Griffen, Chappell Kelly, Joey Krause, and Tre Lamarr each had a base hit.
Joey Krause had a strong outing on the mound. He tossed 4 innings of 2 run, 3 hit baseball. Krause struck out three batters.
James Boyle was a victim of 5 unearned runs to take the loss in relief.
Princeton returns back to the diamond on Monday, May 5 against the Sycamore Aviators. First pitch is set for 5:00pm at Gower Park.