Published DateSANFORD, Maine — Nevin Wilson (Vanderbilt) pitched six strong innings and three relievers didn't allow a run behind him as the Muskrats defeated the Mainers 4-2 in a NECBL Eastern Divison here last night. Wilson scattered seven hits and stuck out six to get the win. Ryan Tezak (West Virginia) pitched the ninth and was credited with a save.
The win moved Laconia to 12-10 on the season and left the team in a two-way tie for third place, with Mystic. Both squads are 2-1/2 games behind division leading Newport.
Laconia will play three of its next four games at home, starting with a 6:30 p.m. contest tonight at Robbie Mills Field against New Bedford. After traveling to Saratogo on Saturday, the Muskrats will reutrn home for a Sunday evening game against Newport and a Monday evening game against Mystic.
First baseman Ryan McBroom (West Virginia) led the Muskrats offensive attack with a single and a double and two runs batted in. His sacrifice fly in the first plated the first of three runs the Muskrats opened the game with. Third baseman Taylor Drake (McNeese State) doubled home the second run and the third scored on a wild pitch.