Randolph tops Lyle/Pacelli baseball team

One costly error triggered a rally that the Athletics just couldn’t end in a 22-2 loss in five innings to Randolph (1-1 overall) in Marcusen Park Friday.

Lyle/Pacelli (0-2 overall) trailed 2-0 in the third inning when they couldn’t handle a ground ball to end the frame. The next seven Rocket hitters reached base to make it an 11-0 game.

“This is the second game in a row with multiple errors and terrible innings,” L/P head coach Reid Olson said.

Randolph’s barrage continued in the top of the fourth when they sent 16 hitters to the plate and scored 11 more runs to make it 20-1.

L/P’s offense came from a two-out RBI single by Cody Meyer in the third and a two-out RBI single by Kyle Meyer in the fourth.

The Athletics committed nine errors in the five inning contest and Olson said his young squad will have to pick it up the rest of the way.

“There’s just too many of us going through the motions. We’re young and we have a lot of kids that don’t have the baseball knowledge that’s required of them,” he said. “I told the kids we’re at square one and we can either lay down and have a miserable season or pick up our attitude and effort and do the best we can.”

Randolph 0 0 11 9 2 — 22 17 0

L/P 0 0 1 1 0 — 2 5 9

L/P pitching: Michael Lonergan (L), 2 2/3 IP, 7 H, 5 BB, 11 R, 2 ER, 1 K; Carter Guthmiller, 1 IP, 7 H, 3 BB, 9 R, 8 ER, 2 K; Kenneth Gray, 1 1/3 IP, 3 H, 1 BB, 2 ER, 1 K

L/P hitting: Skylar Meyer, 0-for-1; Carter Guthmiller, 1-for-2, BB; Cody Meyer, 2-for-3, double, RBI; Aaron Juenger, BB; Lonergan, 0-for-2; Joe Lewison, 1-for-2, R; Matt Kasel, 0-for-2; Jordan White, 0-for-1; Kyle Meyer, 1-for-2, RBI; Sean Shapiro, 0-for-1, R, HBP; Randy Klouse, 0-for-1; Stephen Juenger, BB

Randolph hitting: Paul Weidner, 3-for-6, 3 RBIs; Ethan Kuehn, 5-for-5, double, 2 RBIs; Nick McIntee, 2-for-4, 2 RBIs; Phil Otto, 2-for-3, 2 RBIs; Tyler Otte, 0-for-2, 2 BBs; Matt Hoey, 1-for-2, 3 RBIs; Alex Cherwinka, 0-for-2; Matt Duff, 1-for-4, RBI; Matt Bester, 1-for-2, RBI