Photo by Bruce Jacobsen
LANCASTER - The Marauder baseball team won its second game in a row following a slow start to the conference season with a 12-11 shootout victory against Barstow at Marauder Stadium.
Both teams combined for 31 hits, 15 of those coming off AVC bats. Six players for the Marauders had multiple hits, including Anthony Parisi who led the team with three hits and three runs scored. Kyle Lathrop and Ethan Avant combined for seven RBI. Lathrop added three stolen bases.
The Marauders trailed 9-5 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning before they scored four runs to tie the game behind two RBI by Avant following a single and another single and RBI by Lathrop.
The Vikings scored two more runs in the top of the ninth inning to take an 11-9 lead. Avant hit a sacrifice fly to cut the lead to 11-10. Later int he inning Lathrop hit a two-run single which proved the be the game-winner.