Amateur baseball: Lake Superior falls to Hayshakers
The Sea Dogs will next play at Upper 13 League opponent Grand View at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
SUPERIOR — Trailing the Tony Hayshakers by two in the bottom of the ninth, the Lake Superior Sea Dogs had runners on second and third with no outs Sunday.
Instead of taking the come-from-behind win, Lake Superior managed just one run on a wild pitch and Tony pitcher Bryce Meverden got two strikeouts and a groundout to hand Lake Superior a 5-4 loss in Upper 13 League play.
Corbin Taylor and former Superior standout Ethan Raye each had RBIs. Austin Parrott, a former Proctor player now with Mesabi Range Community College, went 3-for-4 in the game.
Conner Fonger, another former Spartan player, allowed nine hits and five runs over eight innings and struck out 13 in the loss for the Sea Dogs.
Starter Huston Dennis allowed three runs on six hits and had two strikeouts in the win for Tony.
Lake Superior (3-2, 2-1) will next play at Upper League 13 opponent Grand View at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
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