The Final Score: , Lake Forest 19
Warriors Star Performers: Ben Browdy went 4 – for – 5 at the plate with a pair of home runs and seven RBI. Zach Wade and Landon Cohen both collected four hits in six trips to the plate while Cohen belted a homer.
Other Notable Warrior Performances: Xander Horwtiz had a home run and three RBI in a 3 – for – 5 day at the plate. Brad Holway collected a pair of hits driving in five runs while Ethan Cohen added a homer.
Who’s Next: The Warriors entertain St. Viator at 11 a.m. Saturday for the Regional championship.
The Bottom Line: Deerfield grabbed the lead for good in an eight-run second inning, kept building its edge throughout the game and held off a Scout rally in the bottom of the seventh to secure the win. The Warriors held a 19-9 lead heading into the bottom of the fifth when Lake Forest erupted for six runs. The Scouts added four more in the bottom of the seventh before the Warriors ended the game. Browdy’s two-run homer in the top of the seventh, his second of the day, provided the margin of victory.