Mudcat game recaps Hwy 55 Tournament
Friday June 12th Freeport 8 Mudcats 3
Freeport jumped out to 5-0 lead in the 2nd off of starter Justin Hackett. The Mudcats answered with one run in the second with a two out single by Greg Faue, a single by Tony Loehr. A walk to Andrew Gabbard and a wild pitch scored the run. The Mudcats scored two more in the third on a two run single by Kyle Schmidt after Ben Morrison led off with a single, Cole Bjorge walked, BJ Benz sacrificed them over led to the Schmidt single. Freeport scored single runs in the 5th 6th, and 7th for the final.
Justin Hackett went 4 innings, Brad Schoenrock pitched the 5th and 6th. Isaac Saad pitched the 7th.
Hits for the Mudcats were Jonny Houston had a hit and stolen base. Morrison, Schmidt,Jake Lehrer, Faue, Loehr had the hits for the Mudcats.
Saturday June 13th Mudcats 7 Hibbing 0 Forfeit
Sunday June 14th Mudcats 6 Atwater 4
Jake Lehrer pitched 6 innings to grab the win. Jonny Houston pitched the 7th for the save. Mudcats trailed 2-0 after the top of the first. In the bottom, Houston and Morrison singled. Jake Lehrer drove in the first run with a single. Mudcats scored 3 in the third on a leadoff double by Morrison, single by Lehrer. Schoenrock drove Morrison in with a single. Walk to Hackett loaded the bases. Jeremy Benz and Isaac Saad drew walks to drive in the runs. Atwater tied it in the 6th with a two out rally. In the bottom of the 6th. Morrison drew a one out walk, Jake Lehrer was hit by a pitch, Austin Schultz was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Schoenrock and Zach Lovera drew rbi walks to make the final 6-4.
Hitting Morrison 2 hits, Jake Lehrer 2 hits. Single hits for Houston, Schultz, Schoenrock
Sunday June 14th Raymond 12 Mudcats 3 Consolation Championship
The Mudcats went out to a 2-1 lead going to the 4th and were tied 2-2 going to the 5th. The game got away with 3 unearned in the 5th and 3 in the 6th, and 4 in the 7th.
Mudcats did take a 1-0 lead in the first when Houston singled and Morrison Doubled. In the second Zach Lovera led off with a walk, Hackett sacrificed him to second. Lovera went to third on a wild pitch. Jeremy Benz grounded out to score the run. That was the only scoring for the Mudcats until the 7th when Greg Faue hit a two out home run for the final of 12-3. Houston pitched 6 innings and Saad relieved in the middle of the 7th to finish up.
Hitting Morrison 2 hits 2b; Houston one hit, Faue HR