Lions survive Liberty on windy afternoon

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

CENTRAL — With winds reaching nearly 20 mph during Saturday afternoon’s Daniel-Liberty baseball game, nothing was made easy for either team.

Multiple times, time was called as infield dirt was scattered through the air and errors and wild pitches added up as wind altered the path of the baseball.

Despite the conditions, Daniel was able to withstand a late Liberty comeback for a 7-6 win behind a complete game from Luke McIntosh.

“We were in a bind,” Daniel head coach David Weathers said. “We didn’t have a ton of pitching left after the two games with Seneca, so Luke McIntosh came out and competed his tail off and gave us a chance to win.”

While posting modest numbers on the mound, McIntosh excelled at controlling the damage for the Lions from atop the mound on a day where mistakes came in

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