Dimetry Dixon, Correspondent (@DimetryDixonFS on Twitter)
TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (www.franchisesportsonline.net) – The Leon Lions boy’s baseball team will face off against Walnut Grove Warriors on April 6 at Leon High at 6 p.m. The Lions (12-4-1, 1-1) are playing the Warriors (11-10, 5-3) for the first time this season. Leon High just came off a 3-0 win against Bainbridge Bearcats (9-11, 3-7).
Junior True Footenot led the Lions with one run, two RBI and went two for three. Junior Zack Treadway threw six innings and allowed only four hits. He also walked five and struck out six without giving up a run.
Junior Josh Rozental recorded his fourth save of the season. Bryce Palmer contributed with a double and went one for two. Matt Williams went one for three. The Lions defense also contributed by not letting the Bearcats score.
The Bearcats senior Connor Strickland finished the game four for three with a double and one walk. Senior Dalton Harrell went three for two and finished the game with one walk. Caleb Boutwell went three for four and had two walks. Senior Quayde Hawkins went three for three. Senior Will Kelley went four for four.
The Warriors are coming off a 5-0 loss to the Satellite Scorpions (17-2, 9-1). Walnut Grove is on atwo-gamee losing streak.
Leon average 6.9 runs and the warriors average 4.0 runs. The Lions usually provide 7.7 runs and 2.3 errors.