ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Baseball: Lightning advance to final 16

The Nisswa Lightning are among the final 16 teams in the Class C State Tournament, following a walk-off 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Lake Royals in 10 innings on Saturday, Aug. 27.

The Nisswa Lightning are among the final 16 teams in the Class C State Tournament, following a walk-off 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Lake Royals in 10 innings on Saturday, Aug. 27.

The team earned the victory on a bases-loaded, two-out single from Morgan Shepherd in the 10th inning, which drove in the winning run.

Pitcher Scott Sand pitched 8 2/3 innings for the Lightning, striking out two and walking one while allowing three earned runs and seven hits. Nate DeChaine earned the win throwing the final 1.1 innings and striking out four of the five batters he faced.

Shepherd finished 2-4 with two RBIs and Drew Boland was 2-5 with an RBI.

MN Lake 3 7 1

ADVERTISEMENT

Nisswa 4 10 2

10 innings

WP: Nate DeChaine. LP:Dustin Dylla. 2B: N-Jeremiah Piepkorn, MN-Josh Cook.

HR: N-Tyler Wittwer. Next: Nisswa vs. Bemidji 1:30 Saturday at Dassel.

Related Topics: NISSWABASEBALL
What To Read Next
The Loons are scheduled to host Alexandria Thursday, Jan. 26 and Willmar Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Breezy Point Sports Center.
The Loons scored two in the third period to tie the game. The Loons are next scheduled to play Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20-21, at Mason City, Iowa.
The Loons are 10-21-1 overall and are scheduled to play at the Granite City Lumberjacks Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14, in St. Cloud.
The Loons now 10-19-1 overall, host the Milwaukee Power Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6-7, in 7:30 p.m. games at the Breezy Point Sports Center.