FSHS baseball falls to SM East

? Free State High’s baseball team was held to four hits Friday in a 4-3 loss to Shawnee Mission East.

SM East scored the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh on a wild pitch on a swinging strike.

Jacob Pavlyak, Cooper Karlin, Joel Spain and Hunter Gudde had the only hits for FSHS, all singles.

“Offensively, we struggled a little bit,” FSHS coach Mike Hill said. “I was real pleased with our sticktoitiveness.”

The Firebirds (4-1) will host SM Northwest at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Free State 010 002 0 — 3 4 1

SM East 102 100 1 — 4 11 2

W — Sanborn. L — Casey Hearnen (1-1).

FSHS highlights — Jacob Pavlyak 1-for-2 RBI; Cooper Karlin 1B; Joel Spain, 1B; Hunter Gudde 1B.