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

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

Dakota-Rice-Scott League Standings

St. Patrick Irish202.909-
Montgomery Mallards157.6825
New Market Muskies92.8185.5
Union Hill Bulldogs139.5917
New Prague Orioles128.6007
Elko Express74.6367.5
Faribault Lakers1110.5248.5
St. Benedict Saints1010.5009
Prior Lake Mudcats1012.45510
Webster Sox913.40911
Lonsdale Aces814.36412
Veseli Warriors418.18216
Shakopee Coyotes120.04818.5

River Valley League East Standings

Burnsville Bobcats00.000-
Chanhassen Red Birds00.000-
Chaska Cubs00.000-
Eagan Bandits00.000-
Excelsior Islanders00.000-
Prior Lake Jays00.000-
Shakopee Indians00.000-
Victoria Vics00.000-

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