Loyola snaps losing streak

Loyola snaps losing streak

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The Loyola baseball team ended a six-game slide Saturday with a thrilling 7-6 win in 13 innings at North DeSoto.

Tatum Peters hit the go-ahead RBI with one of his four hits in the top of the 13th, and the Flyers’ Josh Mangum (1-2) got his first win by holding North DeSoto scoreless in the bottom of the inning.

The Flyers (4-17, 1-3 District 1-4A) piled up 14 hits but overcame eight errors in the win, just their third in the last 18 games.

Hunter Speights recorded three hits for North DeSoto (11-12, 2-2) who needed three runs in the seventh inning to force extras. Both teams scored runs in the ninth and 10th innings before the Griffins couldn’t answer Loyola’s 13th-inning run.

Northwood 14, Lakeside 7

The Falcons (17-4) scored 12 runs in the fifth inning to blow past Lakeside (13-8).

Pitcher Justin Gaskin improved to 5-0 while Timmy Yelverton and Deauton Delgado each produced three hits.

Lakeside’s Chase Woodall went 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs, but the Warriors committed seven errors.

Minden 16, Huntington 3 (6)

Minden (11-10, 4-1) snatched the District 1-4A lead with an offensive onslaught.

Hutton Leppert and Carson Bolyer each collected four RBIs while Austin Sumner picked up the win.

Haughton 3, Airline 1

The Bucs (11-13, 3-3) avoided a series sweep to Airline (9-13, 3-3) with David Rost picking up his second win.

Haughton’s Sam Wallace and Airline’s Cameron Taylor each had two hits.

Parkway 6, Southwood 2

Tyler Schilling (13-11, 5-1) smashed three doubles to lead Parkway to the win and the District 1-5A lead.

Rob Harper (3-2) picked up the win as Peyton Donaldson supplied two RBIs.

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