Alex Lane takes a cut during Saturday’s St. John’s Prep-Xaverian game at Fenway Park. (Rose Raymond)

Xaverian nips St. John’s at Fenway Park

BOSTON — With a Catholic Conference victory on the line in Saturday’s game between the Xaverian and St. John’s Prep baseball teams at Fenway Park, there wasn’t much room for butterflies or jitters.

Once the game got underway, the Eagles scored twice in the first inning to get off to a quick start but couldn’t get anything going after that. A tough bottom of the second for St. John’s saw Xaverian push three runs across, all the Hawks needed for the 3-2 win.

“It was a phenomenal experience,” St. John’s coach Dan Letarte said. “I think when the kids got on the field there was that ‘wow’ feeling. I think they were a little nervous at first but then it’s baseb…

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