Bobcats took the lead late and defeated Lakewood 8-5 on Saturday. The game was tied at five with Bobcats batting in the top of the twelfth when Nate Hoyt homered on a 3-2 count, scoring three runs.
Bobcats got things started in the first inning when Noah Simonsen doubled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Lakewood tied things up at five.
Cody Eldridge got the win for Bobcats. He lasted six and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out four.
Tommy Pilsbury took the loss for Lakewood. He allowed three hits and three runs over five and two-thirds innings, striking out eight and walking one.
Tyler Livingston started the game for Bobcats. He surrendered four runs on three hits over five and a third innings, striking out seven Cody Windham started the game for Lakewood. He went six and a third innings, allowing five runs on eight hits, striking out six and walking one
Bobcats smacked one home run on the day. Hoyt had a four bagger in the twelfth inning.
Bobcats collected 11 hits. Grant Musselman, Dillan Montenegro, Hoyt, and Anthony Storzieri all managed multiple hits for Bobcats. Musselman led Bobcats with three hits in six at bats.