The Prior Lake Jays fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 10-4 loss to Chaska Cubs on Wednesday night. The Cubs took the lead on a single in the second inning. The Jays struggled to contain the Cubs offense, who tallied 10 runs on 13 hits.
The Cubs opened up scoring in the second inning, when Tyler Polster singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. Then in the eighth inning, the Cubs plated four more runs. The big inning came thanks to a single by Bill Miller and a double by Justin Johnson.
Blake Eiden was on the mound for Chaska Cubs. Eiden surrendered two runs on four hits over five innings, striking out five.
On the mound for the Jays was Sam Brower. Brower went six and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs on 11 hits, striking out two and walking one. Isaac Heilman and Beau Rabey entered the game as relief, throwing two-thirds of an inning and two-thirds of an inning, respectively.
Prior Lake racked up seven hits in the game. Troy Lynch and Jonah Hoeg each had multiple hits for the Jays. Lynch went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Prior Lake Jays in hits.
Chaska Cubs tallied 13 hits. Johnson, Alex Twenge, and Patrick Fontaine all managed multiple hits for Chaska Cubs. Johnson led Chaska Cubs with three hits in five at-bats.