Baseball: No title, but Flames secure No. 2 seed
Grant Henecke of the Lodi Flames delivers a pitch during a game against the Franklin Yellowjackets at Zupo Field in Lodi on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The Flames beat the Yellowjackets 8-4 in the final regular season game of the year.
Lodi 10, Franklin 0
Pitchers Eric Chen, Chris Montanez and TJ Gotelli combined on the shutout for the Flames, who closed out the season as San Joaquin Athletic Association co-champs with Lincoln.
Chen started for Lodi (21-5, 12-3 SJAA) and had five strikeouts in four innings.
Gotelli had two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored, Vincent Cecchetti had two hits and two RBIs and Cameron Schubert had two hits and one RBI. Chen, Chance Trammell, Noah Hennecke, Dawson Lewis, Dusty Alvarez and Bronson Sandvik each singled.
Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
Lodi Flames varsity baseball coach Hobie Schultz knows he can rely on Grant Hennecke to get the job done on the mound.
Hennecke struck out eight batters in six innings, while his teammates had 15 hits in an 8-4 victory over the Franklin Yellowjackets in the Flames’ regular-season finale on Wednesday at Zupo Field.
Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am.