Baseball can’t find their footing at The Nest


Michael Martin

The Redhawks baseball team was looking for redemption on Friday after a loss to Lebanon Trail, but could not come out on top. Despite the loss, the team is looking to come back for the rest of the season.

Vaughn Perez, Sports Reporter

Baseball took to The Nest in a rematch game on Friday against Lebanon Trail, hoping to get revenge from their first meeting, but the Trail Blazers proved difficult for the Redhawks, as they lost 9-1, moving their district record to 2-2.

“It’s a tough feeling losing a district series, but these two are on us, it was a tied ballgame up until the 3rd inning, but just like last time they got a base hit, we walked some guys, and they just took it from there,” head coach Scott McGarrh said. “That’s what comes with having such a young team, there will be some moments where we need to adapt and to respond accordingly, but it doesn’t always pan out, just like Friday.”

With the Redhawks a mix of talent and experience, they’re still continuing to learn and grow as players in the early season stretch.

“When we’re at bat, we really need to compete when we’re at two strikes,” senior Preston Defferding said. “We can’t keep letting the pitcher hit that 3rd strike and strikeout us out, whether it’s foul balls, getting a walk, or getting that base run, we need to be better at not giving up when the counts at 2 strikes.”