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Estherville Baseball Takes Advantage Of Emmetsburg Errors

Tue 7-11-2017

The Emmetsburg baseball team committed 8 errors and Estherville capitalized by winning 7-1 in postseason play on Tuesday night.  Emmetsburg out hit Estherville 7-4 but committed to many errors as 5 of Estherville's 7 runs were unearned.  Emmetsburg got 1 run on 7 hits.  Max Dunlap was 3-3 and Nick Schany was 2-3 with a run scored.  Estherville with 7 runs on 4 hits.  They were lead by Evan Olesen going 1-4 with an RBI, Briar Rowley 1-4 with an RBI and Trevor Friesner was 1-4 with an RBI.  The winning pitcher was Olesen.  He went 6 2/3 innings and gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits with 14 strikeouts.  The losing pitcher was Mason Carrigan for Emmetsburg.  He went 5 2/3 and gave up just 2 earned runs on 4 hits.  Emmetsburg will finish the season at 10-16.  Estherville improves to 21-6 and will host West Lyon Saturday night at 7 PM.  West Lyon beat Okoboji 5-3 in the first game.