High School Sports

Raquet’s grand slam lifts State College to win over Red Land

A back-and-forth contest tilted decisively in the State College baseball team’s favor after Brandon Raquet’s grand slam in the ninth inning.

Raquet finished with two home runs, five RBIs, three hits and a walk in the Little Lions’ 7-2 victory over Red Land on Thursday. The Little Lions scored five runs in the ninth en route to the win.

On the mound, Mason Mellott struck out five in 8 1/3 innings of work.

Tucker Triebold and Greg Copenhaver each drove in a run.

State College hosts Bellefonte on Saturday.