Top-ranked Lexington closed out a flawless showing in Region 5-4A baseball on Thursday, defeating cross-town rival White Knoll 14-9.
The Wildcats (20-3, 10-0) banged out 13 hits and drew eight walks in the region finale. Ryan Brown led the way with a 3-for-4 game, including a three-run double that tied the secore at 8-8 in the third inning. Brandon Camp was the other three-hit man, going 3-for-3 with two runs and one RBI. Dalton Addy, Nick Ciuffo and Cole McMillan all chipped in two hits. Addy scored three times and drove in one, Ciuffo had two runs and one RB and McMillan drove in two.
Lexington needed three pitchers to subdue the Timberwolves, who were playing only for pride. McMillan lasted only 1.2 innings. Elliott Lance was the winner in relief, going 4.1 innings before Matt Godleski finished up in the seventh.
The Wildcats, who have one regular season game left on Monday against A.C. Flora, is the No. 1 seed in District 5. The playoffs begin on April 25. Lexington has the home-field advantage as long as its does not falter.
White Knoll missed the playoff cut with a 2-8 region record. The T-Wolves wrap up the season Saturday against A.C. Flora.