Beavers lose first playoff game
The baseball postseason is in full swing with playoff games making or breaking teams' dreams to go to the State championships.
The Ballard baseball team played their first playoff game against Issaquah on Saturday afternoon, which ended in a 1 to 6 loss for the Beavers.
Issaquah came out swinging, scoring three runs in the very first at-bat.
They increased their lead 4 to 0 in the third inning but Ballard managed to get on the scoreboard with one run in the second half of the inning.
In the fifth inning, Issaquah solidified their lead with two more runs. Chris Kahn came in to relief Caleb Jaeger, which put a stop to the scoring. Nkeiruka came in to relief Kahn in the top of the 7th.
Issaquah did not score again but neither did Ballard.
Ballard lost with a final score of 1 to 6.
Ballard will play a loser-out game against Skyline tonight at 7 p.m. at Inglemoor. Skyline lost on Saturday 4 to 5 against Bothell.