The first three innings of Friday’s North Sequoia League baseball game between the Liberty Hawks and Yosemite Badgers were marked by defensive plays and an inability on both sides to spark offensive rallies.
Through three innings the Hawks had a single hit while the Badgers struck out six times, with both teams seemingly unable to make contact with the ball.
But in the bottom of the fourth inning Liberty scored in three runs, followed by a five-run frenzy in the fifth on its way to a 9-2 home victory to open league play at Liberty.
“The guys are starting to play together,” Liberty head coach Terance Frazier said. “I’m happy with the last two performances I’ve seen from this team.”...