WALLA WALLA - Justin Lemus led a 14-hit Exchange Club attack with three hits Friday night to help keep his team's undefeated league and overall records intact.
Exchange improved to 13-0 in Babe Ruth League play and 18-0 overall after a 12-9 victory over Eastgate Lions at Howard Tietan Park.
Gavin McEvoy contributed four runs batted in for the winners including a two-out, three-run home run that highlighted a four-run fifth inning that gave Exchange a 10-8 edge.
John Alexander had four hits for Eastgate Lions. One of his safeties was a two-run round tripper in the fourth.
Eastgate 002 240 1 - 9 12 1
Exchange 222 042 x - 12 14 2
Broxson, Jubb (6) and Wilkes; A. Fazzari, Taylor (3), McEvoy (5), P. Fazzari (7) and Knight, L. Fazzari (5).
HR - Eastgate Lions: Alexander; Exchange Club: McEvoy, Box.
Hits - Eastgate Lions: Alexander 4, Heath 2, Wilkes 2, Randolph, Jubb, Broxson, Fields; Exchange Club: Lemus 3, McEvoy 2, P. Fazzari 2, Knight 2, Schack 2, Box, Benavides, Daniel.