Boys Varsity Baseball · Pioneers Capture First District Title Since 2004

4 Croswell-Lexington High School
1 Yale High School
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Croswell-Lexington High School vs Yale High School
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Cros Lex defeats Yale in the District Finals 4-1. The Pioneers had 12 hits in the game. Joey Johnston started the offense with a HR early in the game to give the Pioneers the early 1-0 lead. The Pioneers held the 1-0 lead until the 3rd inning when the Bulldogs got a key 2 out hit from Keegan to tie the game. The score remained 1-1 until the 6th inning, when with 2 outs Vinny Groppi got a single up the middle, and Curt Townsend followed that up with a double into the left-center field gap scoring the run from first base. The Pioneers added 2 in the 7th inning to take the 4-1 lead into the bottom of the 7th. Joey Johnston threw 6 2/3 for the win, allowing 4 hits and striking out 10 batters. Hunter Soper came in for the save striking out the final hitter of the game. The Pioneers are the District Champions and will advance to play Wednesday at Notre Dame Prep vs Orchard Lake St Mary’s. This is the Pioneers first District Baseball Championship since 2004. The Pioneers are now 24-12 on the season.