Mudcats beat Faribault 2-1 in 11 innings

By Joseph Chapman

Two in a row for the Mudcats. The Cats scored in the bottom of the 11th to win 2-1. Casey Johnson led off the 11th with a base hit. Nick Reed sacrificed him to second. Nick Johnson laced a base hit to center to score Casey for the win. Both teams scored a run in the fourth inning. The Cats scoring when Casey led off with a single, Nick Reed Doubled, Casey to third. Nick Johnson flied deep to center to score the run. Casey had two hits and two runs scored, Nick Johnson had two hits and two rbi. The Cats played good defense with Brad Schoenrock saving a run in the 8th with a diving play and forcing out the runner for the third out with the two runners on. Jake Schmidt went nine innings and gave up one run. Dan Schroeder pitched the 10th and 11th for the win. Next action for the Cats is Wednesday against St. Patrick in Prior Lake at 7:30.