It came down to the wire on Friday, with Millard West Wildcats taking victory on a dramatic walk-off error in the late innings that sealed their victory over Lincoln Southeast. The game was tied at three with Millard West Wildcats batting in the bottom of the eighth when an error scored one run for Millard West Wildcats.
Millard West got things moving in the second inning, when Seth Claybourne singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. In the top of the fifth inning, Lincoln Southeast tied things up at three. Tristan Allen hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
Max Anderson pitched Millard West Wildcats to victory. He allowed zero hits and zero runs over one and one-third innings, striking out three and walking zero. Keyton Barnes and Caleb Neville entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Carter Bjorkman took the loss for Lincoln Southeast. He went two-thirds of an inning, allowing one run on one hit and walking zero.Logan Van Treeck started the game for Lincoln Southeast. He went four innings, allowing three runs on three hits and striking out six Dalton Glenn started the game for Millard West Wildcats. He lasted two and a third innings, allowing one hit and two runs while striking out two
Anderson, Tristan Gomes, Claybourne, and Caleb Riedel all had one hit to lead Millard West Wildcats. Lincoln Southeast totaled five hits. Allen and Eli Schmit each collected multiple hits for Lincoln Southeast.