MT. VERNON —
Patoka's lead lasted until the fifth when Woodlawn's offense exploded for seven runs. Lyday had a two-run double in the inning. The hit gave Woodlawn's its first lead of the game at 4-3. Tanner Hill capped the offensive inning with an RBI single that made the advantage 8-3.
“We're back to the same old thing,” Kehrer said. “Wait until the third, four, fifth inning to start coming alive with our bats. That's something we need to work on.
“I can't ask these guys to play any harder. They play hard.”
Patoka closed the gap with three runs in the final two innings.
Lyday pitched five and third innings for Woodlawn in the victory.
Woodlawn lost its semifinal matchup with Edwards County on Thursday night 17-8. Bryson Sanders hit a grand slam for Woodlawn. Hayden Baker added a hit and two RBI. Joel Robinson finished with two hits. Dylan Smith also had two hits and an RBI.