Redwood Freshman Hits First Career Home Run In A Big Moment

By April 26, 2024Uncategorized

It was an unforgettable moment for Redwood freshman Wyatt McElree when he hit the first home run of his high school career on Wednesday. McElree stepped up to the plate in the fourth inning with his team tied 2-2 in a league matchup against the El Diamante Miners. Seconds later, the poised freshman blasted a shot over the center field fence to bring in two runs for the Rangers, who took the lead for good.

McElree rounded the bases as the home crowd erupting in cheers. The freshman’s memorable home run appeared to fire up his team, which shutout the Miners for the rest game and tacked on two more runs in the sixth inning to seal the victory.

Erik Rico pitched in five innings for the Rangers and struck out nine batters. Nate Ramirez struck out two batters in two innings for the Rangers.

McElree went 2-for-2 with 3 RBI and his unforgettable home run. Isaac Esquivel, Scotty Weber and CJ Ramos scored the rest of runs for Redwood. The Rangers remain undefeated in the East Yosemite League (11-0).

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