Joey Baker stepped up to the plate in the bottom half of the sixth, trying to continue the Gobbler rally, and he came through with a two-run single, putting the Gobblers on top for good. Cuero handed the sixth-ranked La Vernia Bears their first district loss of the season, 8-5, on Friday night.
After the game, Baker said of his big hit, “I just wanted to deliver for my team.”
The Gobblers would go on to score seven total runs in the sixth inning after trailing 5-1.
Cuero took the first lead, 1-0, in the bottom of the third. D’mond Lafond plated Baker on an RBI double, following Baker’s single and stolen base.
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