ADA — A four-pitch walk to Lincolnview lead-off hitter Chayten
Overholt wasn’t the way Ada starting pitcher Conner Frazier wanted to
begin his day. Three errors, four more walks and a two-run home run
later, Frazier’s day was done before he could escape the second inning.
The visiting Lancers rolled to a 22-1 5-inning Northwest Conference win.
two errors helped the Lancers score three times in the first, Gavin
Cater singled home Overholt in the second before Jaden Youtsey reached
on a 2-out error to prolong the inning. Ethan Kemler then turned on a
1-0 offering and pounded a ball over the right field fence for a 7-0
advantage, ending Frazier’s day on the hill.
Things didn’t get
better for the Bulldogs, as two relievers combined to allow 12 runs on 10
hits and nine walks in only 3 1/3 innings.
Carter got the win on
the mound for the Lancers, and pitched brilliantly. He held Ada to three
hits over four shutout innings, walking only one against eight
strikeouts. Nick Motycka worked the fifth allowing one run on one hit.
went 3-for-5 at the dish and scored five runs. He and Sam Myers each
drove in a team-high three runs. Overholt tripled in his 1-for-4 day,
but walked twice and scored four times. He also knocked in a pair. Reece
Farmer went 1-for-2, a double, with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Motycka went 1-for-2 at the plate with two runs scored.
The Lancers stole nine bags against Ada without being caught.