The Varsity Baseball team kept their chances alive for a Downriver title behind the arm and bat of Layne Gusler Monday as the Warriors defeated visiting Lincoln Park 6-3. Layne went the distance on the mound for his sixth complete game striking out 9 batters and scattering six Railsplitter hits. He also provided the big bat for the Warriors with a homerun and double and knocked in three runs.His two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth gave the Warriors all the cushion they needed for their 12th win of the season in the league against four losses. The Warriors remain tied for first with a trio of others, Allen Park,Southgate and Kennedy going into Thursday’s league ending doubleheader with Kennedy in Taylor.
The Varsity baseball team had its five game winning streak snapped when they were defeated 3-1 by the cougars of Garden City Friday in Garden City. The score was knotted 1-1 going into the bottom of the fifth when the Cougars scored winning runs on a bases loaded walk and a fielding error by the Warriors. Enrique Reboyras started in the game and threw the first four innings giving up one run on two hits. Colin Moran replaced Enrique after he walked the leadoff batter in the fifth, but Colin hit a batter then walked in one before an error in the infiled pushed across a third run for Garden City. The Warriors outhit the Cougars nine to five in the game with Brad Connochie, Kevin Yanos and Andrew Dayfield each contributing two hits apiece. Zach Tallman knocked in the only Warrior run with a sacrifice fly in the first bringing in Conncohie who had led off the game with a single. Colin Moran was tagged with the loss. Jordfan Thayer came on and struck out two batters in the sixth inning while giving up two hits.