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Walters' big hit gives Pinecrest baseball walk-off win
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Pinecrest Academy sophomore catcher Andres Perez swings at a pitch in the Paladins' 4-3 victory over Lakeview Academy on Wednesday at home. - photo by Micah Green
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh and a chance to win the game, Matthew Walters had a good idea what was about to come his way. Having seen just two curveballs in two prior at-bats from Lakeview pitcher Dakota Thomas, the Pinecrest freshman figured the first pitch he’d see this time around would be a fastball, outside corner. And that’s exactly what he got.