Lehman, Hays take losses

Five runs given up in two innings doomed the Lehman Lobos in a 6-2 loss to the Lake Travis Cavaliers Saturday at Lehman High.

The loss, which was Lehman’s eighth straight, marked the third straight series sweep the Lobos have suffered so far this season.

Lehman Lobo junior Ben Gettig (2) rounds the base path toward third base in Saturday’s district matchup against the Lake Travis Cavaliers. (photo by Nathan Latsha)

Lehman took a 1-0 lead in the first inning before Lake Travis’ offense exploded. The Cavs tallied six combined runs in the second, third and fourth innings.

Lehman hosts Westlake Friday before having the week off April 11.

Meanwhile, the Hays Rebels couldn’t rebound from a loss to Leander Saturday after they dropped a 4-2 decision to the Vista Ridge Rangers Tuesday.

With the loss, Hays falls to 5-6 in 25-6A play with five district games left. Hays travels to Vista Ridge Friday for game two of the three game set before hosting the Rangers Saturday at 1 p.m.

Hays led 2-0 after three innings, but was unable to hold down Vista Ridge in the the third frame.

Vista Ridge tallied three runs in the fourth and fifth innings to take a 3-2 lead. The Rangers added an insurance run in the seventh inning en route to the win.

Hays’ offense collected five hits in the game with Luis Delgado collecting an RBI.

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