Warriors Suffer First KCAA Loss of the Season to Highlands Latin

In a battle of the only two unbeaten teams in KCAA play, defending state champion Highlands Latin scored eight times in the final two innings to nab a 10-5 win over Heritage Christian Academy Saturday at David Eddings Field.

Trenton Hayes had three hits for the Warriors, while Elijah Britton tripled and drove in two runs.

The Warriors were hampered by a pair of errors, a passed ball, and a wild pitch that helped the Highlanders make their game-winning rally.

In the JV game, Highlands outhit Heritage 17-3 and scored 12 times in the final two innings to grab a 19-7 win.

Jeremiah Kay, Mikie Venable, and Weston Powell had the hits for Heritage, who had fielding issues with six errors.

The Warriors threw six different pitchers in an attempt to slow the Highlander offense.

Heritage Christian Academy will host the KCAA State Baseball Tournament May 30-June 1.