The Archbishop Murphy Wildcats took over sole possession of first place in the 2A/3A Wesco League South Conference standings with a 4-3 victory over the Lynnwood Royals Friday at Lynnwood High School.
Junior Josiah Santiago provided the hitting punch for the Wildcats, going 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and an RBI in the game.
The Royals pushed across three runs on just two hits off ABM’s Jack Johnson and Cole Calnon; Johnson was credited with the mound victory.
Lynnwood will try to get back at the Wildcats in the second game of their two-game series, set for Tuesday, April 9, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett; first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Prep Baseball: Archbishop Murphy at Lynnwood, April 5
Archbishop Murphy 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 — 4 9 1
Lynnwood 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 — 3 2 1
Winning pitcher: Jack Johnson (Archbishop Murphy)
Losing pitcher: Carson Speegle (Lynnwood)
Records: Lynnwood 1-2 in 2A/3A Wesco League South Conference, 6-3 overall; Archbishop Murphy 4-1 in 2A/3A Wesco League South Conference, 8-3 overall
Lynnwood next game: versus Archbishop Murphy; Tuesday, April 9; 4 p.m. at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett