Loganville Christian Academy Lions Varsity fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 16-2 loss to Trinity Christian on Friday. Trinity Christian scored on a single by Trevor Crews in the first inning, a triple by Calin Smith in the second inning, and a passed ball during Kyle Resselmann's at bat in the second inning.
The Lions struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Trinity Christian, giving up 16 runs.
In the first inning, Trinity Christian got their offense started when Crews singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Trinity Christian scored eight runs in the seventh inning. Trinity Christian offense in the inning was led by Marshall Carson, Maury Weaver, Smith, Resselmann, and Crews, all driving in runs in the frame.
Jake Estes earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for Trinity Christian. He lasted five innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out six. Chase Metcalf and Charles Fuller entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Allen Brown took the loss for the Lions. He allowed four hits and five runs over three innings, striking out two.
Trinity Christian socked two home runs on the day. Resselmann had a four bagger in the seventh inning. Shep Hancock went for the long ball in the fourth inning.
Cole Yancey went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead the Lions in hits.
Trinity Christian tallied 16 hits on the day. Crews, Brenan Burks, Weaver, Smith, Hancock, Resselmann, and Alex Williford all managed multiple hits for Trinity Christian. Trinity Christian stole eight bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Crews led the way with two.