Niles Vikings Varsity fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 3-0 loss to West Ottawa on Saturday. West Ottawa Invite took the lead on a single in the first inning.
The pitching was strong on both sides. West Ottawa pitchers struck out 11, while Niles Vikings Varsity sat down six.
West Ottawa opened up scoring in the first inning, when #6 singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
#4 led things off on the mound for West Ottawa. He surrendered zero runs on four hits over seven innings, striking out 11.
Kyle Beckwith was on the mound for Niles Vikings Varsity. He lasted four innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out four. Vota threw two innings out of the bullpen.
Chase Lotsbaich, Jadon Hainey, Ethan Alkire, and Vota each collected one hit to lead Niles Vikings Varsity.
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