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Hazen baseball comes from behind to beat Lindbergh

After four lead changes in Monday's game at Lindbergh High School, the Hazen Highlanders scored four runs in the final three innings to pull out a 6-3 win over the Eagles.

Lindbergh scored first, plating a run in the bottom of the first inning. Hazen responded with two in the top of the third, but the Eagles answered again, pushing across two more run in the bottom of the fourth for a 3-2 lead.

But Hazen would not go away, picking up a run in the fifth and then grabbing the lead an RBI single by senior Zack Hill in the sixth that brought home junior Jacob Howell for a 4-3 lead.

Hazen tacked on two more insurance runs in the top of the seventh.

Junior Ryan Gayte got the complete game win for Highlanders. He allowed three runs over seven innings. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered nine hits.

At the plate, Hazen senior Drew Harka racked up three RBIs on four hits for Highlanders. He doubled in the second inning and singled in the third, fifth, and seventh innings.

Lindbergh junior Taylor Scarvie went 2-4 with a double and 3 RBI.

Lindbergh senior Enrique Martinez ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He allowed six runs in 6 1/3 innings, walked four and struck out nine.

Hazen is now 9-6 overall, 8-3 in the Seamount League. Hazen was schedule to play Evergreen today, Tuesday and Kennedy Catholic on Wednesday.

Lindbergh falls to 8-4 overall and 8-3 in the Seamount. The Eagles were svcheduled t play at Foster today, Tuesday and at Renton on Wednesday.

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