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Today's Game in Leesburg:
06/22 7:00pm vs. Winter Park Diamond Dawgs

Rainout Line: 352-234-HIT9 (4489)

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Late inning heartbreaker pushes Altamonte over Bolts

Late inning heartbreaker pushes Altamonte over Bolts

Top notch defense and working bats ended in a heartbreaker for the Leesburg Lightning (19-19-1) as the fell on a walk-off home run to the Altamonte Springs Scorpions (19-17-1) on Saturday night at Conrad Park.

The Scorpions took the lead on a sacrifice fly to left for a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second. Leesburg responded in the top of the fifth thanks to a fielder’s choice on Tucker Rayburn to tie it up 1-1.

Tyler Parry dealt six innings from the bump with six hits, two runs and three strikeouts. A throwing error in the top of the sixth plated Mick Tinny for a Lightning lead but Altamonte quickly responded with an RBI single in the bottom of the inning for a 2-2 ballgame.

Josh Wilson relieved Parry in the top of the seventh for an inning’s work with two hits, no runs and a strikeout.

Big hits started off each inning but ultimately double plays and missed contact doomed the Lightning, stranding

Daniel Pierce closed the game with two innings, one hit, one run and three strikeouts.

The contest saw an inning of free baseball but Altamonte sealed the deal with a walk-off home run for a 3-2 final.

Leesburg returns to Pat Thomas for their final home game of the season on Sunday, July 30, with first pitch set for 5 p.m.

Standings

Team W L PCT GB
Lightning 11 1 0.917 ---
Diamond Dawgs 7 7 0.500 5
Suns 7 8 0.467 5.5
River Rats 6 8 0.429 6
Squeeze 5 8 0.385 6.5
Scorpions 5 9 0.357 7

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Batting Leaders

J Cody
Name AVG
Cody 0.421
Prather 0.364
May 0.294
Weeks 0.273
J Crisostomo
Name HR
Crisostomo 1
McCleney 1
Weeks 1
Bogart 0
J Prather
Name RBI
Prather 14
Crisostomo 9
May 9
Cody 8
J Matulia
Name SB
Matulia 7
Cody 6
Brown 5
Schnurbusch 5

Pitching Leaders

D Jeancola
Name ERA
Jeancola 0.00
Caudelle 0.90
Kwiatkowski 1.59
Lunday 2.16
H Caudelle
Name W
Caudelle 1
Chavis 1
Coles 1
Davenport 1
J Shapiro
Name K
Shapiro 15
Kwiatkowski 13
Coles 12
Davenport 11
D Jeancola
Name WHIP
Jeancola 0.69
Davenport 0.71
Shapiro 1.22
Kwiatkowski 1.24