Lakeside Recovery relies on pitching depth for close victories

July 23, 2013

Bradley Hoss, of Lakeside Recovery, digs in at the plate. Hoss, a Skyline High School product, had an RBI double as Lakeside Recovery defeated Chaffey, 2-1, on July 17. By Neil Pierson

Bradley Hoss, of Lakeside Recovery, digs in at the plate. Hoss, a Skyline High School product, had an RBI double as Lakeside Recovery defeated Chaffey, 2-1, on July 17.
By Neil Pierson

Its 2013 record is a gaudy one, but don’t be fooled: The Lakeside Recovery Senior American Legion baseball team has had to win several close contests this season.

Lakeside Recovery stretched its record to 6-2 in one-run games, defeating Chaffey, 2-1, in a nonleague outing at Issaquah High School on July 17. But the team’s biggest win of the campaign might have come a day earlier, when it rallied for a 7-4 triumph in nine innings at Bellingham to capture the Northwest League title.

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