Prep baseball: Wolves fall to Hornets

Published 12:01 am Friday, April 26, 2013

MONTEREY — Monterey’s varsity baseball team’s stay in the postseason didn’t last as long as expected as the No. 9 seed Wolves were upset by the 24th-seeded Grand Lake Hornets 11-1 in six innings Thursday afternoon in the bi-district round of the LHSAA Class B Playoffs.

Madison Morales was the winning pitcher for Grand Lake, while Kade Passman was charged with the loss for Monterey.

“Grand Lake was a good team. They were vastly underrated as a 24 seed. They lost six one-run games,” Wolves head coach Eric Richard said. “We were seeded where we should have been.”

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Richard added that Grand Lake was the best No. 24 seed he’s ever seen and that the Hornets should have been a top-10 seeded team.

“They were the best team we’ve played this year, and we played some good teams,” Richard said. “They will be a tough out in the playoffs.

Monterey, co-champions of District 4-B, finished with a 17-6 overall record.