Mudcats defeat New Market 4-3, complete sweep of weekend, 10-4 in League

By PLB Admin

The Mudcats completed an excellent weekend of baseball with a 4-3 victory over New Market.  Jake Schmidt pitched a complete game.  Prior Lake jumped out early with two in the first and two in the third.  New Market answered with one in the second, one in the third, and one in the eighth.  Each team had ten hits on the day.  Leading the Prior Lake attack was Greg Faue with three hits, Bret Mitchell,BJ Benz, and Andy Koehler each had two hits.  Justin Schliep knocked in a run in the first with a single.  Faue singled home single runs in the first and third and added a double in the eighth.  The 'Cats fouerth run scored with two out and a throwing error on a double steal allowing Ben Schmidt to come home.  Jake Schmidt retired 17 in a row until a two home run by Tom Chies in the eighth made it 4-3.  New Market had three straight hits with two outs after that, but Jake  worked out of the jam.

PL    202 000 000      4  10  1

NM  011 000 010      3  10  3

WP-Jake Schmidt  (4-1)

LP-DJ Damberger

HR-Tom Chies