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ELC JV baseball rallies with 12 runs

By Staff | Jul 1, 2008

The Estherville Lincoln Central junior varsity baseball team pounded out 10 hits and scored 12 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to rally from a 12-1 deficit and win 13-12.

At the plate, Marcus Christensen was 2-3 with three RBIs and Tyler Luz was 3-4 with three RBIs

Lutz earned the win even though he gave up 11 hit sand 11 walks with four strikeouts.

The fifth inning started with a walk to Nathan Jensen followed by four straight singles by Dan Jones, Christensen and Spencer Johnson. Marcus Christensen doubled followed by a single by Lutz, a walk to Dan Gabbard, a double by Joe Clayton, a single by Jensen, a sacrifice fly by Jones for the first out followed by a strikeout. Christensen singled Johnson drawing a walk and Origer was hit by pitch. Lutz ended the game on a two-RBI single.