Lipan pitcher Lance Ferguson almost unhittable against Eula.
Ferguson surrendered a one-out single in the top of the seventh inning in the Indians’ 8-0 victory.
Ferguson struck out 10 and walked one. He faced 23 batters, two above the minimum.
The Indians committed no errors.
“We played great defense all night with Lance throwing a great game,’ said Lipan coach Mike Permenter.
Ferguson also led the Indians at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and an intentional walk.
The victory kept the Indians (6-4, all district games) in a tie with Baird for third place in District 10-A. The two teams meet Friday in Lipan, with the winner having the inside track to the district’s final playoff berth.
Baird won the first meeting at home, 6-4, rallying late.
Eula 000 000 0 – 0 1 4
Lipan 203 021 x – 8 11 0
Lipan pitching – Lance Ferguson 7 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts.
Lipan hitting – Ferguson 3-3, 2 doubles, intentional walk, RBI; Trevor Hedeman 2-4, double, RBI; Brady Nelson 2-4, double, RBI; Clifford Campbell 2-3, double, RBI.
Lipan record – 6-4, all District 10-A.