Defensive play lifts Whitko to win
PERU â€” A relay play made the difference in a tight baseball game Wednesday night.
Whitko beat Peru, 4-3 on the road.
The Wildcats held the lead going into the bottom of the seventh inning, but the Tigers had a runner on first with two outs.
Peru batter Nolan Brimbury hit a double to right field that could have tied the game.
But the Whitko defense came through. The team executed what Coach Erik Hisner called a â€śperfectâ€ť relay, with right fielder Hunter Sroufe getting the ball to shortstop Ethan Nicodemus.
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