On Thursday, June 23, Lyons 12 year old baseball players met the Angels on Sandstone Field in Longmont. It was a rematch with a team that beat them on Bohn Field two weeks ago. First place in Longmont Baseball League hung in the balance. Lyons scored five runs in their first at bat and held the lead throughout the game resulting in a final score of 11-6. All elements of their game were functioning well. It would be unfair to single out anyone. So, a summary of each player's contributions is listed:
- Jake Theriault : reached base three times, scored twice
- Preston Stansel: struck out three opponent in their final at bat, scored
- Joe McCain: two runs batted in
- Levi Nagy: doubled, scored
- Jack Gilson: struck out three opponents, scored
- Evan Reeves: scored twice
- Colton Hanratty: tripled with bases loaded
- Sunra DeSano: scored twice
- Luke Irwin: run batted in single, scored
- Josiah Irwin: scored, tagged out runner trying for third
There are three strong teams contending for the league lead. Lyons has given each a loss while receiving a loss and a tie. It’s shaping up to be an exciting race for the league title.
- Lyons 5-1-1
- Mariners 4-1-1
- Angels 5-2-0
On Wednesday, Jun 29 at 5:30 p.m., the Nationals come to Bohn Field for a rematch. Come out to see our local boys do their thing.