Newaygo Lions Varsity defeated Orchard View 10-9 on Tuesday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at nine with Newaygo Lions Varsity batting in the bottom of the sixth when a Jarred Heideman stole home with 2 outs.
Newaygo Lions Varsity collected nine hits and Orchard View had 12 in the high-scoring affair
Orchard View took an early lead in the first inning. Suarez grounded out, scoring one run.
Orion Gordon came in to relief in the 4th inning and picked up the win.
The second game was suspended after 3 innings due to darkness.
“I am proud of the guys tonight. We were down 7 runs at one time. It could have been an easy game for us to just pack up but we didn’t. The guys battled every at bat and we slowly chipped away at their lead. It was a good win for us”. ~ Coach Bomay
The boys will play at Chippewa Hills on Friday April 22nd, and then travel to Shepard High School on April 23rd for a tournament.