PAC/L-M begins district tourney with game-winning heroics, 3-1

Hoffmeyer hits walk-off homer in 10th

The ninth batter in the lineup proved to be the biggest difference-maker in the game.

Matt Hoffmeyer hit a two-run walk-off home run to break a tie and give Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Marathon a 3-1 win over South Central Calhoun in the first round of the Class 2A district baseball tournament last Saturday at Pocahontas.

PAC/L-M, now 20-10, played Alta-Aurelia (17-12) in a district quarterfinal game on Tuesday in Carroll.

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