Lyndonville tops HAC in sectional opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 May 2023 at 4:20 pm

File Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Trenton Muck hurled Lyndonville to a sectional win over host HAC this afternoon.

A strong pitching performance keyed No. 10 seed Lyndonville to a 5-2 victory over host No. 7 HAC this afternoon in the opening round of the Section V Class D1 baseball playoffs.

Senior Trenton Muck went the distance on the mound for the Tigers allowing only 3 hits and striking out 14.

Offensively, Lyndonville scored in four different innings.

The Tigers picked up one run in the first on a hit by Justin Higgins, two in the fifth on an error and a hit batter, one in the sixth on a double by Quincy McClinsey and once in the seventh on a single by Jacob Pitcher.

HAC tied the game at 1-1 with a run in the first inning but could cross home plate only one more time with that tally coming in the sixth frame.

Lyndonville will next face Avoca/Prattsburg in the quarterfinals on Monday at a site to be announced.