Where most pitchers might wilt under pressure in the clutch, Lehman Lobo senior pitcher Lexi Bechtel thrives on it.
So when the Austin Maroons loaded the bases with two outs in the seventh frame and had a batter reach a full count, Bechtel didn’t flinch as she notched a game-ending strikeout to secure a 3-2 district opening Lobo win.
For Bechtel, such a moment is what she practically lives for.
“Full count, bases loaded. That’s where I want to be,” Bechtel said. “I ...