Baseball team wins first game of season


Kate Price

Jordan Gomez, junior, gets ready for a pitch.

The Homestead varsity baseball team lead by coach Mr. Ernie Millard won their first game of the season against Pius XI on Thursday, May 24 with a score of 6-4.

After falling behind three runs at the beginning of the game, they came back as a team. Brian Devorkin, Andrew White, Patrick Stieve and Ryen Ryba, seniors, all scored runs helping the team pull out the victory.

“The team stayed positive and had a good mindset throughout the game. I was proud to see the fight they had and look forward to what the rest of the season holds,” Julian Stechschulte, senior, said.

Teammates expressed their satisfaction for the outcome of the game and how proud they were of the win. “The team really came together tonight. I was impressed with how well we battled back after being down early. If the team keeps the same attitude it is going to be one great year,” Stieve said,

The team has their next game and a double header against Waukesha West on Saturday, May 26.

“The boys looked real good tonight. It was a great first win against a good team,” White said.

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