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WL-Salem rolls to pair of wins over Lakers

West Liberty-Salem rolled to a doubleheader sweep over host Indian Lake in non-league baseball action Saturday.

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West Liberty-Salem’s Austin Secor slides into third base as Indian Lake’s Steven Major attempts to make a tag during the third inning of their first game Saturday at Indian Lake High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)

The Tigers won the first game 14-4 and took the second game 16-8.

In the opener, the Tigers trailed 4-3 after two innings. However, WL-Salem scored seven runs in the top of the fourth inning to take command.

The Tigers had 13 hits in game one.

Spencer Whitcraft did not allow an earned run in seven innings to get the win on the mound. He struck out seven, walked four and gave up seven hits.

Offensively for the Tigers, Jake Rutan went 3-4 with a triple, home run and four RBI, Dusty Moell went 2-5 with an RBI, Cole Wilson had a double and two RBI, Austin Secor had a double and Casey Gay went 2-4.

For the Lakers, Brennon Lump went 2-4 with a triple, Josh Smith had a triple and Alex Jacobs went 2-3.

The second game saw the Lakers hold an 8-7 lead after four innings.

 

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