By Bobby Murphy ’19
March 6, 2018
LJ Baseball Kicks Off Season
The Vikings Varsity baseball team kicked off the season with a home victory vs Brawley on Tuesday, March 6. The 5-0 win marked a successful first game of the year. Led by pitchers Alex Monell (Sr.) and Blaise Gimber (Jr.), the Vikings were able to complete the shutout, with Monell getting the win. 1B Aidan Suljic (Sr.) led the way with 3 RBIs.
Two days later they had another home win, this one over Southwest San Diego. The 11-7 win gave the Vikings their 2nd win in the Sweetwater Invitational. Sophomores Cooper McNally and Johnny Meyrott each had 2 RBIs apiece, with Aidan Suljic also driving in 2 more. A 7-run 3rd inning gave the Vikings the lead, and they drew 11 walks in the game. Koa Scott (So.), Cooper McNally, and Aidan Suljic all pitched, with Suljic getting the win. Good 2-0 start to the season for the Vikings varsity baseball team!