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Okoboji Baseball Falls Short To West Lyon

Tue 7-11-2017

Okoboji scored 3 runs in the 1st inning against West Lyon and did not score again and West Lyon chipped away at the lead and eventually won 5-3 in postseason play.  The pioneers would score 3 runs on 4 hits.  Isaac Fritch was 1-2 with 2 RBI's.  Blake Peter had an RBI and Bryce Peter, Jacob Allen and Matt Eckard each had a hit.  West Lyon scored 1 run in the 3rd inning, 1 in the 4th inning and 3 in the 5th inning to come from behind and win.  They scored 5 runs on 8 hits.  The winning pitcher was Isaac Heyer going 6 innings and giving up 3 runs on 3 hits with 7 strikeouts and 5 walks.  The losing pitcher was Matt Eckard.  He went 6 innings and gave up 5 runs (3 earned) on 8 hits with 5 strikeouts.  Okoboji will finish the season at 16-13 and say goodbye to Bryce Peter, Matt Eckard, Isaac Fritsch and Sean Greiner.  West Lyon improves to 24-4 and will take on Estherville in a district final Saturday night.  ELC beat Emmetsburg 7-1.