Lake Oswego baseball slips past St. Helens
Class 6A Lakers score four runs on four Lions errors
The Class 6A Lakers took advantage of St. Helens' mistakes on Friday in Lake Oswego.
Lake Oswego went without an RBI but won 4-1 as the Lions committed four errors.
Senior Jonas Lamont and sophomore Jacob Dukart scored for the Lakers (4-5 overall) on back-to-back St. Helens miscues at the plate in the third, then senior Mitchell Verberg and sophomore Sam Haney scored on Lions gaffe at second in the fifth.
Garrett Sukau tripled in Justin Henningsen for St. Helens (2-6) in the fourth.
Bryce Mulcahy pitched 5 2/3 innings for two hits, four runs -- one earned -- three walks and struck out eight.
Mitchell pitched a complete game for two hits and an earned run, walked three and struck out eight.
The Lions are scheduled to open Northwest Oregon Conference play against La Salle Prep at 5 p.m. on Tuesday in Milwaukie.
Lake Oswego 4, St. Helens 1
SH 000 100 0 -- 1 2 4
LO 002 002 x -- 4 2 1
2B -- LO: Sam Haney. 3B -- SH: Garrett Sukau. RBIs -- SH: Sukau.