Lowell Red Arrows Varsity lost the lead late in a 9-5 defeat to Northview on Wednesday. The game was tied at five with Northview batting in the top of the sixth when Christian doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Lowell Red Arrows Varsity took an early lead in the first inning when Jordan Dent doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
After Northview scored one run in the top of the fifth, Lowell Red Arrows Varsity answered with one of their own. Northview scored when Pitchure grounded out, scoring one run. Lowell Red Arrows Varsity then answered when Logan Staley singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Northview scored four runs in the seventh inning. Northview offense in the inning was led by Henshaw, Kennedy Smith, Christian, and Pitchure, all driving in runs in the inning.
Jacob Stegman was on the mound for Northview. He surrendered four runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out two and walking one.
Dent led things off on the hill for Lowell Red Arrows Varsity. He lasted four innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out three and walking one. Brady Douma, Channing Perry, and Jackson Helder each contributed in relief for Lowell Red Arrows Varsity.
Austin Whaley, Travis Cornell, Dent, Connor Douma, Josh Hackstedt, Gavin Hoffman, Douma, and Staley each managed one hit to lead Lowell Red Arrows Varsity.
Northview totaled 12 hits. Smith, Christian, and Julien each collected multiple hits for Northview. Smith went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Northview in hits.