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Lutheran West 21, Oberlin 0
By Mark Fenske  | staff
Thursday, May 11, 2017   |  box score

ROCKY RIVER --  Lutheran West completed an absolutely dominant week of baseball with an extreme route of an overwhelmed Oberlin club on Thursday.  In the month of May, the Longhorns have outscored their opponents 57 to 1.  The only run that they have given up came in the Brooklyn game on Monday—a game that was started in April and was suspended due to a rain storm.  The Longhorns outscored Brooklyn 9-1 in the finish of that game and have won all of the other games since the start of May by the scores of 9-0, 15-0, 3-0, and last night 21-0. 

Last night, the Longhorns—who were technically the visiting team even though the game had been moved to LW since Oberlin’s field was too wet to play—scored 15 runs in the top of the second inning, sending 20 men to the plate in that inning alone.  The Phoenix only had 18 plate appearances in the entire game. 

Junior Rory Zakareckis (W, 3-0) gave up only one hit in the game and only allowed one Oberlin baserunner to reach third base.  Zakareckis struck out eight in the five-inning, compete-game shut-out performance.  It is Zakareckis’ second shutout of the year.

Offensively, West had eleven different players get hits.  Seniors Alex Robinson and Nat Marvel, juniors Jeremy Geye and Alex Gavlak, and sophomores Jake Albrecht and John Smolik all had two or more hits.  Zakareckis and senior Tristan Zimmer each had a double for the Longhorns.  Senior Josh Cales, Geye, Robinson, senior Scottie Berghaus, Zimmer, Gavlak, Smolik  and Albrecht each had two or more RBIs.
Tue 3/28/17
W, 6-2
Wed 3/29/17
W, 9-1
Mon 4/3/17
W, 10-1
Tue 4/4/17
W, 8-3
Wed 4/5/17
W, 7-4
Mon 4/10/17
W, 10-1
Tue 4/11/17
W, 4-3
Thu 4/13/17
W, 9-3
Tue 4/18/17
W, 12-2
Wed 4/19/17
Thu 4/20/17
L, 6-3
Mon 4/24/17
W, 5-1
Tue 4/25/17
W, 4-0
Wed 4/26/17
L, 9-1
Thu 4/27/17
W, 5-1
Fri 4/28/17
W, 10-8
Wed 5/3/17
W, 9-0
Mon 5/8/17
W, 16-2
Tue 5/9/17
W, 15-0
Wed 5/10/17
W, 3-0
Thu 5/11/17
W, 21-0
Tue 5/16/17
W, 7-4
Wed 5/17/17
W, 22-2
Thu 5/18/17
L, 9-7
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