by Rob Tetro
The Phoenix varsity baseball team came up short against Christian Brothers Academy April 13. The Brothers to come away with an 8-5 win over The Firebirds.
After a back and forth first inning, Christian Brothers Academy had a 2-1 lead. The third inning was just as competitive. Christian Brothers Academy added two runs during the top of the inning to take a 4-1 lead. Phoenix rallied to tie the game with three runs of its own going into the fourth inning. However, the Brothers were able to keep the Firebirds at ease the rest of the way.
Between the top of the fourth and sixth innings, Christian Brothers Academy added four runs to take an 8-4 lead.
Phoenix added another run during the bottom of the sixth inning to cut the Brothers lead down to three runs but the Firebirds couldn’t get any closer.
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