'Lopes put out Flames in 5 innings

Avonworth pitcher Ryan Felter on the mound as Avonworth defeated Northgate 12-2 in five innings last week.

By PATRICK GANNON

Avonworth defeated Northgate last Wednesday by a score of 12-2.

Senior Ryan Felter started off for the ‘Lopes on the mound, extinguishing the first three Flames he faced for a quick top half of the first. In the bottom half, the ‘Lopes took advantage of the errors made by Northgate and put up seven runs took take an early led.

The Flames held the ‘Lopes scoreless in the second inning, but In the third, Avonworth put up three runs, and took a 10-0 lead. The 'Lopes added two more in the fourth, and the Flames responded with two of their own in the fifth.

Avonworth won by mercy rule in five innings by a score of 12-2, with Felter receiving the win for the ‘Lopes, and Sean Mcalear recording the save.

The ‘Lopes return to action this week, playing Sto Rox, Sewickley Academy, Summit Academy,
and Seton La Salle.