Lawrence holds Freeman hitless for eight innings

Lawrence holds Freeman hitless for eight innings Vermillion's Post #1 baseball team hosted Freeman Post #248 in a nine-inning game on Wednesday, July 11 at Prentis Park.

In an error-marred contest, Vermillion's Drew Lawrence's pitching was almost overlooked. He held the opponents hitless for eight innings, surrendering a single in the ninth. He struck out 14 batters and walked six, and was charged with five runs (four unearned).

Conversely, pitcher Garrett Pfeiffer for Freeman, pitched seven innings giving up five runs on eight hits before being relieved by Mitch Wohlman. He was charged with the loss when two runs on three hits in the eighth by the home team was enough to give Vermillion a somewhat tarnished 7-5 win.

Line scores: Vermillion Post #1 � 7 runs, 11 hits, 6 errors, 8 LOB; Freeman � 5 runs, 1 hit, 6 errors, 7 LOB.

Vermillion's offense was led by Pat Brooks who scored three runs and drove in one from his leadoff position. Adam Brooks went two for four, scoring one run and had one RBI. Brett Mockler drove in three with two for four batting, and Eric Rickord was three for four with one run scored. Tyler Vacek was on base twice and scored both times, including the final run.

The season record now stands at 19-10.

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