Mudcats down St. Benedict 9-7, Keep pace in White Division at 13-5

By PLB Admin

The Mudcats pounded out 16 hits in a see saw battle with St. Benedict.  All Star Ben Schmidt led the attack with three hits.  All Star Noah Rezac had two hits including a double.  Casey Johnson,Ryan Defries, and Levi Schneider all had two hits.  Each Mudcat starter had a hit in the game, eight players scored a run in a complete team effort.  Ryan White pitched 5 1/3 innings, Justin Schliep finished up and got the win.  The Saints made it interesting in the ninth by loading the bases and scoring an unearned run before Schliep shut the door by getting a fly out.  The 'Cats moved to 13-5 in the division and face division rival New Prague next Thursday at the Vet in Prior Lake.

St.Benedict   200 101 111   7   15  2

Prior Lake   002 300 23x    9    16  3

WP- Justin Schliep

LP- Brad Lawson