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Lucky 13

Six runs in the sixth insure an ELC win

June 18, 2019
David Swartz - Managing Editor (dswartz@esthervillenews.net) , Estherville News

Estherville Lincoln Central continued its winning ways with an 8-4 victory over Lakes Conference foe Western Christian on Friday.

ELC held just a 2-1 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth inning when the Midgets exploded for six runs. The visiting Wolfpack made a valiant try at a rally, but managed just three runs, as ELC held on for the win.

Seth Vaske was the winning pitcher for ELC.

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The Midgets had nine hits in the contest.

ELC improves to 13-1 overall and 5-1 in the Lakes Conference.

The Midgets will have a slate of road conference games this week, traveling to Spencer on Monday, Cherokee on Wednesday and Le Mars on Friday before hosting the ELC Tournament on Saturday.

Season notes: Through the first half of the conference schedule, ELC and Storm Lake are both 5-1 in league play. ELC lost to Spencer while the Midgets handed the Tornadoes their only loss. Rounding out the league standings are LeMars (3-2), Spencer (4-3), Spirit Lake (3-4), Western Christian (1-3) and Cherokee (0-7).

 
 
 

 

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