Eagles top Indians at home | Baseball

The Lindbergh baseball team beat league-rival Renton 16-7 Friday.

The Eagles took an early 1-0 lead over the Renton Indians at home.

The Indians rallied in the top of the second inning, taking the lead after scoring six.

The Eagles scored two more in the bottom on the second but still trailed 6-3.

The third inning was scoreless for both teams. Lindbergh added five in the fourth, taking a 8-6 lead.

Renton scored its final run of the game in the top of the fifth.

Despite being up by one, the Eagles added another eight runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Leading the Eagles in RBIs Friday were junior Jonathan Tift and junior Juan Loma-Arrayales both with three.

Sophomore Elijah Olson has two RBIs for Renton.

Lindbergh junior Bryce Hilfer recorded the win. Hilfer has a season ERA of 8.75.

He pitched four innings Friday and gave up five hits and six runs. He walked four and didn’t strike out any.

The 1-3 Eagles were scheduled to play Franklin Pierce Wednesday after the press deadline.

The next game, weather permitting, for Lindbergh is an away game Tuesday, March 27 at Fife. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m.

The 2-2 Indians hosted Steilacoom Wednesday after The Reporter’s press deadline.

The Indians are scheduled to host Kent-Meridian in a non league game 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24.

Around Town

The 2-2 Liberty Patriots played Hazen Tuesday. At the press deadline, the score had not been reported.

Liberty travels to face Skyline at 4 p.m. today, Friday, March 23.

Hazen will face Kentlake at 7 p.m. today at Hogan Park in Kent.

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