Ducks lose. South Oakland 3, West View 5

2018 South Oakland Ducks

South Oakland of the North Side (0-1) had its home opener spoiled by West View (1-0) Wednesday night, surrendering 4, runs in the top of the seventh in a brutal 5-3 loss.

Ducks catcher, Tom Pulice hit a triple and a sac fly. Starting pitcher, Mike Longman, threw four solid innings in the no decision, and left the game with a 3-1 lead.

South Oakland lead 3-1 in the top of the seventh. West View recorded two infield hits, and the Ducks committed two errors, and the game was tied without a ball leaving the infield. There was a sacrifice fly, and a single and the lead evaporated.

South Oakland had the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the inning but couldn’t tie up the game.

The Wolfpack hung around. Their pitchers kept us from adding to the lead. They deserved the win.

Now its snowing again.

South Oakland’s next game is at home on Wednesday vs Carrick.

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