Lake Country Lutheran edges Johnson Creek

Published on: 6/3/2009

The Lake Country Lutheran varsity baseball team defeated Johnson Creek in eight innings on June 2, 10-9 at Roosevelt Field. It was the first game of the post-season for the Lightning (18-8 overall).

Eric Schumacker had three hits for the winners. Mark Babel went 2-for-5 with three runs scored and three RBIs.

Josh Paliafito was the winning pitcher in relief of Matt Brueser.

The win moved Lake Country Lutheran to the WIAA Division 4 Regional final on Wednesday at Living Word Lutheran.