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

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

Dakota-Rice-Scott League Standings

St. Patrick Irish112.846-
New Market Muskies81.8891
Montgomery Mallards116.6472
Elko Express72.7782
New Prague Orioles86.5713.5
Union Hill Bulldogs86.5713.5
Faribault Lakers65.5454
St. Benedict Saints77.5004.5
Webster Sox78.4675
Lonsdale Aces58.3856
Prior Lake Mudcats610.3756.5
Veseli Warriors211.1549
Shakopee Coyotes115.06211.5

River Valley League East Standings

Chaska Cubs701.000-
Chanhassen Red Birds32.6003
Burnsville Bobcats33.5003.5
Shakopee Indians34.4294
Victoria Vics34.4294
Prior Lake Jays35.3754.5
Eagan Bandits24.3334.5
Excelsior Islanders14.2005

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