Deja Vu All over Again for LZ-PR
Dlabay, Kyle, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Kyle Dlabay Daily Herald Correspondent
It was deja vu for Lake Zurich and Prairie Ridge, who had some unfinished business to attend to Wednesday.
Geoff Dietz squeezed home Jason Allard, who had hit a triple to lead off the top of the ninth, and the Bears prevailed 4-3 in a game that was stopped after eight innings Tuesday due to darkness.
In Wednesday's regularly scheduled game, darkness again suspended play after eight innings, this time with the scored tied 8-8. The teams will resume the game at a later date.
In Wednesday's second game, Lake Zurich left 11 runners on base.
"We had our chances. We just didn't hit ball," said Lake Zurich coach Gary Simon. "We had some guys come through with runners in scoring position. We just didn't do it when we needed to do it. We had a couple of chances to really break it open and we didn't do it."
Travis Rueckert and Mike Gilhooly went deep for the Bears, while Jme Martinez went 3-for-5 with 2 runs scored and a RBI.
Lake Zurich used four pitchers. Tony Simon started the game and gave up 5 runs. Bears pitchers combined to walk 6 Prairie Ridge hitters. …