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LARA baseball, softball recaps from May 26-27


Louisburg’s Erin Apple makes contact with a pitch for the Lucky Charms during their May 26 game against Team Van Tyle at Lewis-Young Park. The Lucky Charms won the game 7-2.

Here are LARA baseball and softball recaps from May 26 and 27 out at Lewis-Young Park.

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May 26

Lucky Charms (Team Waite) 7, Van Tyle 2

The Lucky Charms used a big second inning to propel them to a 7-2 win over Team Van Tyle on May 26 at Lewis-Young Park.

The Lucky Charms scored five runs in the second, one in the third and another in the fifth to help put the game away. Van Tyle scored a run in the fifth and another in the sixth to get on the scoreboard.

Macie Baima, Madison Hill and Isabella Moreland each had three hits to lead the Lucky Charms bats. They also had four other players with a multiple hit game.

Erin Apple, Bronwynn Williams, Ally Brown and Claire Railsback each added a pair of hits for the Lucky Charms. Moreland led the third inning off with double for the Lucky Charms’ lone extra-base hit and Apple drove her home with an RBI single.


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May 27

Wea Eagles 6, Team Swartz 1


The Wea Eagles, sponsored by Alpha Mortgage, broke open a tie game with a four-run third inning on its way to a 6-1 victory over Team Swartz.

The Eagles scored a run in the first inning, but Swartz tied the game with a run in the second. The Eagles scored five runs in the final two innings to pull away for the win.

Scott Wallace and Keegan Rogers led the Wea bats with a 3-for-3 performance and Rogers also made the defensive play of the game. Rogers fielded a sharply hit ball at shortstop and tagged the runner for the third out to prevent Swartz from taking the lead in the second inning.

Three other Eagles players had multiple hits. Trevor Myers, Roy Bauer and Michael Foote each finished with two singles to help the Eagles to a win.


May 26

Team Willey 9, Wea Eagles 6

The Wea Eagles lost its first game of the season to Team Willey despite a late rally in the fifth inning. The Eagles scored four runs in the frame but couldn’t come back in the 9-6 loss.

Willey scored two runs in the first, one in the second, four in the third and two in the fourth to get the victory.

Scott Wallace led the Eagle bats as he finished with three hits, including a double. Bobby Johnson also finished the game with three singles.

Roy Bauer and Cooper Riley also had multiple hits for Louisburg with two singles each.

Eagles catcher Harry Kraft had the defensive play of the game as he fielded a bunt and made diving tag to get the runner out at home.

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