Boys Varsity Baseball · Boys Varsity Baseball falls to New Castle High School (New Castle, IN) 7 – 3

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New Castle Captures Lead Early To Defeat Lapel Bulldogs Varsity

Lapel Bulldogs Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 7-3 loss to New Castle on Monday. New Castle scored on a home run by Drew Barber in the first inning, a home run by Hunter McCubbins in the second inning, and a home run by Jackson Malott in the second inning.

New Castle got things started in the first inning. New Castle scored two runs when Barber homered.

Nic Besecker was the winning pitcher for New Castle. He allowed three hits and two runs over four innings, striking out seven. Tyler Thompson threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Ross Lord took the loss for Lapel Bulldogs Varsity. He surrendered seven runs on six hits over five innings, striking out five.

New Castle tallied three home runs on the day. Barber had a homer in the first inning. Malott had a dinger in the second inning. McCubbins went yard in the second inning.
Lapel Bulldogs Varsity racked up seven hits on the day. Devan Frank and Mason Gilley all collected multiple hits for Lapel Bulldogs Varsity. Frank led Lapel Bulldogs Varsity with three hits in three at bats.

New Castle scattered eight hits in the game. Bryce Pinkard, Barber, and Malott each racked up multiple hits for New Castle.