The TMP-Marian Monarchs’ baseball season came to an end on Tuesday afternoon, losing 4-2 to Lakin in the Lyons 3A Regional semifinals. It was a pitching dual in the first inning as the first 6 batters of the game struck out. TMP went 1-2-3 in the top of the second. Lakin struck for two runs in the bottom of the inning and never trailed.
TMP-Marian would add their first run in the top of the fourth on a Jordan Gottschalk RBI double. The Monarchs would put one more run on the board in the sixth but wouldn’t be able to cross the plate again.
Shane Zimmerman took the loss on the hill for TMP who finished the season at 14-7. Lakin improved to 16-4 and moved on to the championship game against Lyons and lost 7-1.