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Athletic_WA_Trojans_headWalsingham Academy earned its third consecutive win Friday afternoon, topping Tidewater Academy 5-1 at home.

Tidewater Academy jumped on Walsingham in the top of the second inning, building a 1-0 lead off an RBI groundout.

Walsingham Academy responded with a run of its own in the bottom of the fourth inning as Christian Carter smacked an RBI single to right field.

The Trojans took the lead in the bottom of the sixth inning, starting their crucial stretch with Tanner Schobel hitting a two-run to center field.

Schobel’s hit was followed by Beau LeJeune hitting an RBI single to center field. Walsingham’s final run was scored on the next at bat as Luke Pitchford scored on a passed ball.

Walsingham (7-5) will look to continue its winning ways Tuesday at home against Norfolk Academy.

Tidewater Academy: 010;000;0 — 1 4 0
Walsingham Academy: 000;104;x — 5 9 0

WP: Tanner Schobel
LP: Berryman

Tidewater Academy: Berryman (1-3, RBI), Powell (1-3)
Walsingham Academy: Tanner Schobel (2-3, 2 RBIs), Beau LeJeune (2-4, RBI)