Lamberton beats Essig 9-4 in round robin play

LAMBERTON- The Lamberton Long Sox had a commanding 9-4 win at home against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

Neil Eichten went 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in two RBI. Jake Wahl went 2-for-5 with two RBI and Donald Strand went 3-for-5.

Sean Mathiowetz pitched seven strong innings giving up only three runs and striking out five. Derrick Jenniges pitched the last two innings and gave up one run.

Tim Kehren went 3-for-5 for Essig and Eric Prokosch went 2-for-5.

The Long Sox are now 23-9 overall on the season. They are also undefeated in the regional tournament. They will host the New Ulm Brewers tonight at Lamberton at 8 p.m.

Stats:

Essig – 101 000 110 – 4 10 2

Lamberton – 120 022 11X – 9 12 3

HITTTING: Essig (Tim Kehren 3-for-5, triple; Eric Prokosch 2-5, triple); Lamberton (Donald Strand 3-for-5; Neil Eichten 3-for-3, 2 RBI, triple; Jake Wahl, 2-for-5, 2 RBI, triple).

PICHING: (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Lamberton (Sean Mathiowetz (W) 7-7-3-1-1-5; Derrick Jenniges 2-3-1-1-0-1)