Continuing what was an interesting week, the Lipan Indians dropped a 17-1 District 10-A baseball contest at Santo Tuesday.
The Indians won the first meeting at home, 8-7 on March 7.
The Indians (5-4, all 10-A games) managed one hit in the loss, a single by Lance Ferguson. Jorge Hernandez was hit by a pitch, while Brady Nelson and Cameron Earles each walked.
In their previous outing, Lipan won 16-8 at Ranger, the same team that spoiled the Indians’ season opener in Lipan, 15-6, on March 4.
Despite the loss, the Indians are battling for a second consecutive playoff berth.
Lipan 000 10 – 1 1 6
Santo 22(11) 2x – 17 13 2
Lipan pitching – Brady Nelson 3 innings, 13 hits, 17 runs (6 earned), 4 walks, 1 strikeout.
Lipan hitting – Lance Ferguson 1-1, stolen base; Jorge Hernandez hit by pitch; Nelson walk, stolen base; Cameron Earles walk.
Lipan record – 5-4, all 10-A.