Monday’s game against Monroe Central was a heartbreaker for Lapel Bulldogs Varsity, as they lost the lead late in a 7-2 defeat. The game was tied at two with Monroe Central batting in the bottom of the fifth when Kennedy singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Monroe Central got things moving in the first inning. Coffey drove in one when Coffey singled.
Shumaker earned the win for Monroe Central. The fireballer allowed seven hits and two runs over six innings, striking out five. Matheny threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Brock Harper took the loss for Lapel Bulldogs Varsity. Harper allowed five hits and six runs over four and a third innings, striking out seven.
Kyle Shelton led Lapel Bulldogs Varsity with three hits in four at bats.
Snyder went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Monroe Central in hits. Monroe Central didn’t commit a single error in the field. Snyder had the most chances in the field with ten.