Lamar Silver Foxes fall to Latta Vikings in a Friday night baseball showdown

Latta’s Gatlin Johnson pitching for the Vikings. PHOTOS BY BRAYSON ALDRICH

Lamar’s Tyler McManus prepares to hit for the Silver Foxes.

Lamar Sophomore Jordan Thomas running to first base.

By Brayson Aldrich

The Latta Vikings visited the Lamar Silver Foxes Friday for a baseball matchup. At the start of the match, the Silver Foxes gained a lead of 3-0 until the Vikings were able to comeback and take the lead with 4 points. The Silver Foxes’ dominance continued when they took the lead again in the 4th inning, afterwards Latta began to go on a run. In the 5th inning, Latta scored 7 points to put the score at 11-6. Lamar’s Kendall Windham had hit a homerun in the 7th inning, but by then it was too late. Latta went on to secure the win 11-7 over Lamar. The two teams will meet again later in the season on April 24th. 

Author: Stephan Drew

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