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Emmetsburg Baseball Overcomes Errors To Defeat Storm Lake

Fri 7-4-2014



Despite 7 errors by Emmetsburg, the E'hawks would defeat Storm Lake 9 - 7 in baseball on Thursday.  Emmetsburg would lead 5 - 1 after 2 innings before Storm Lake would answer with 3 runs in the 3rd inning and 2 runs in the 4th inning to take a 6 - 5 lead.  Emmetsburg would answer with 2 runs in the 4th and 2 more in the 5th to hold on for the victory. 
 
The E'hawks would get 9 runs on 10 hits and were led by Greg Wesley's 3 - 3 night with 3 RBI's and Dillon Van Oosbree was 2 - 2 with an RBI.  Storm Lake had 7 rusn on 9 hits and were led by Grant Kofmehl going 2 - 3 with an RBI and Blake Berry was 1 - 3 with a homerun.  Emmetsburg would commit 7 errors and Storm Lake 5 errors in the game.
 
The winning pitcher was Dillon Van Oosbree going 7 innings giving up 7 runs (2 earned) on 9 hits while striking out 13 and walking 2.  Emmetsburg improves to 14 - 10 and 5 - 6 in the conference while Storm Lake falls to 2 - 16 and 1 - 9 in the lakes.