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Mercer Island beats Interlake by one run | Prep baseball
The Mercer Island baseball earned it's first KingCo win on Friday, April 5, beating Interlake by one run. The final score was 6-5.
Interlake was up 2-0 at the end of the first inning, but Mercer Island scored one run in the second and third innings to tie the game going into the fourth.
A battle at the plate began brewing in the fifth inning when Mercer Island scored two runs in the top of the fifth, while Interlake scored three in the bottom of the fifth. The game was in Interlake's favor 5-4 going into the sixth inning. Mercer Island scored two runs in the sixth to take the game.
The Islanders had six runs on eight hits and no errors, while the Saints scored five runs on five hits with four errors.
Nick Chandler was 2-2 at the plate with three runs scored, while Brian Higgins was 2-3 with two RBI and Alex Himstead was 2-4 at bat with two RBI. Sean Casey had two RBI in the match.
The Islanders will play at Lee Johnson Field in Kirkland against Juanita on Monday, April 8 in a 7 p.m. game.