May 7, 2013 > Men's Baseball: Vikings outscore Eagles
Men's Baseball: Vikings outscore Eagles
Submitted By Denny Martinez and MaxPreps
Offenses dominate as the Irvington Vikings outscored the American Eagles 9-8 on May 3. Fans were treated to a high-scoring affair as the teams combined for 25 hits, including seven extra base hits. For most of the contest, the teams traded runs resulting in six lead changes.
The Irvington Vikings Varsity pulled out the win thanks to a strong ninth inning. A wild pitch scored Blake Belias to give the Vikings the lead for good. Isaac Cruz got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He pitched three shutout innings and surrendered no hits. Vikings Devin Martinez, Daniel Parsons and Cruz combined for seven hits and four RBIs.
The top of the first saw the Irvington Vikings Varsity take an early lead, 4-0. Cruz kicked things off for the Vikings with a single. Parsons doubled, plating Tommy Bass, Cruz and Martinez. More runs came home when Parsons scored on a sacrifice fly by Adam Vilaflor.
American pushed across two runs in both the first inning and the third. In the first, American scored on an RBI single by Hockett, bringing home Ott. American answered the Viking onslaught with two runs of its own in the third. American scored on a two-run single by Hockett. In the fifth, American answered as it scored one run of its own on a groundout by Kay.