It has been a rough week for Lincoln Academy baseball, with losses to Camden and Nokomis. The Eagles won their first five games of the season, then fell apart defensively with 5 errors and numerous mental mistakes. “We’re not playing well right now. We’re struggling. We just need to get back to playing all three facets of the game well,” coach Greg Rice commented.
Quinlan walked in the 1st, stole second and scored on a Brandon Reilly single. Jeff Lamb reached on an error to set up a 2-run double to Dalton Leeman.
Andy Bartlett took the loss (4I, 4H, 7R, 2B, 3K) and Leeman pitched in relief (4R, 1B, 1K, 4H). Landwehr went the distance in the win (4H, 3B, 5K).
Hitting for Lincoln were Leeman with a double and Reilly, Everett Martin and Bo McLain a single each. Hitting for Camden were Landwehr with a triple and double, Keegan Pieri a double and single, and Taylor Hall and Chandler Crane 2 singles each.
Lincoln took a 1-0 lead in the 1st when Kyle Scherer reached on a fielder’s choice, advanced on a passed ball and scored on a Reilly single.
Nokomis tied the game in the 2nd and took the lead with 4 runs in the 3rd. Justin Kasprzak had a 2-run double in the rally.
Lincoln rallied in the 7th for 2-runs, but fell short of a comeback. Quinlan walked, and Scherer singled to set up RBI singles to Merritt Wotton and Jeff Lamb.
Hitting for Lincoln were Wotton, Lamb and Quinlan with 2 each and Reilly one. Hitting for Nokomis were Zach Ramsdell with 2, Kasprzak a double and Spencer Artsgrove and Jeff Ludden a single each.