The Gibraltar baseball team found themselves in deep holes in both of their games on Saturday, losing to host Adams-Friendship 17-11 and St. Mary Springs 10-0.
In their game against Adams-Friendship, the Vikings found themselves up 6-0 before giving up seven runs in the bottom of the second inning and at least three runs in each of the next three innings. Walks plagued the pitching staff as they handed out 15 free passes compared to five strikeouts. Hayden Reetz led the team offensively with three RBI and a hit. Brady Kita went 2-3 with three runs scored and two more batted in while Rylan Caldecott, Bennett Isaacson, Nathan Merkel, Aaron Brey, and Aiden Purinton all registered one RBI in the loss. Adams-Friendship had four players post at least two RBI.
Against St. Mary's Springs, the Vikings' pitchers allowed five more walks but the defense did them no favors with four errors in the field. Kita and Purinton collected the lone hits in the shutout loss that extended their losing streak to four. Jack Duffy took the loss, giving up seven runs while walking four and striking out two in three innings of work. St. Mary's Springs scored at least one run in each of the five innings played.