Lecanto defeated VANGUARD 2-0 on Thursday as three pitchers combined to throw a shutout. STEVEN SAMS struck out Michael Long to finish off the game.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Lecanto pitchers struck out five, while VANGUARD pitchers sat down four.
JOHN SAMS earned the win for Lecanto. He allowed four hits and zero runs over four innings, striking out two and walking one. Steven Sams and Jonah Pattridge entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Sams recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Lecanto.
RILEY BROWN, EVAN SILVERTHORN, LUKE MALMBERG, SAMS, and DANIEL SAYADOFF each managed one hit to lead Lecanto. Lecanto didn’t commit a single error in the field. JAKOB BRACE had five chances in the field, the most on the team.