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Prep Baseball: Battle 4, Fatima 1

Prep Baseball: Battle 4, Fatima 1

April 18th, 2018 by News Tribune in Sports Prep

WESTPHALIA, Mo. — The Fatima Comets dropped their second game in as many days in a 4-1 loss to Battle on Tuesday.

Jacob Crede smacked a solo home run in the third inning for Fatima's lone run.

Ethan Backes took the loss, allowing two earned runs on seven hits and three walks with four strikeouts.

Gage Bax pitched two innings, giving up a solo home run while striking out three.

Fatima (5-7) plays Thursday at Blair Oaks.

Fatima defeated Battle 3-1 in the JV game.

Austin Troesser was the winning pitcher, allowing a run on four hits and a walk with nine strikeouts.