Shorewood loses undefeated baseball record with Wednesday loss at Meadowdale

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Shorewood’s Kory Longaker beats the throw to third base.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

The Shorewood baseball team lost its undefeated record with a 3-1 loss at Meadowdale Wednesday after a 2-1 home victory over Meadowdale Tuesday, with a home game with Meadowdale scheduled for Friday at 7:30pm at Meridian Park.

Thunderbird pitcher Sam Boone releases the ball
and starts his follow through
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Shorewood takes a 13-1 Western Conference 3A record (16-1 overall) into the final game of the three-game series with Meadowdale (7-7, 8-9) Friday at 7:30pm at Shorewood’s home Meridian Park Fields.

Shorewood’s Steffen Torgerson steps on second base
 to make the force out on the Meadowdale runner.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

In Shorewood’s 2-1 home victory over Meadowdale Tuesday, Kory Longaker of Shorewood hit 1 for 3 with a home run, teammate Jake Bockelie hit 1 for 2 with an RBI; and winning pitcher Sam Boone struck out six Meadowdale batters in seven innings, while walking four batters and giving up four hits.

Thunderbird Jacob Bockelie blocks the plate
and makes the tag for the out.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore
In the 3-1 loss at Meadowdale Wednesday, Ben Andrews hit 1 for 3 while driving in Shorewood’s only run, and losing pitcher Ian Oxnevad struck out six, walked three and gave up two earned runs in 5 3/3 innings, while dropping his won-loss record to 4-1.


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