by Rob Tetro
The Phoenix varsity baseball team entered the sixth inning of Monday’s game against Mexico with a three-run lead.
With Mexico’s batters struggling to score, it seemed as if the Firebirds were on their way to victory. However, despite its impressive lead, Phoenix did not lose focus.
Instead of potentially allowing Mexico back into the game, the Firebirds added four more runs during the top of the sixth inning. These runs later proved to assist Phoenix in holding off Mexico for a 9-6 win.
Phoenix got on the board quickly, taking a 1-0 lead during the top of the first. The Firebirds added to their lead during the top of the third inning with two more runs.
Mexico got onto the scoreboard during the bottom of the third inning to make the score 3-1.
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