Two singles, a sacrifice fly and another single in the eighth inning gave Lake Mills Post 67 the decisive runs it needed for a 10-8 victory in the eighth inning of a Legion baseball game on the road against Marshall on Friday, June 20.
Charlie Schuenke and Caleb Quest each hit singles to lead off the eighth.
A stolen base advanced Scheunke and Quest to second and third base for Dave Bruce, who hit a sacrifice fly to give Lake Mills a one-run lead.
Derek Bruce singled and Post 67 picked up an insurance run to further cushion its lead.
It was the only win of the week as Post 67 was defeated in both ends of a doubleheader against Columbus Wednesday, June 19.
Post 67 struck out five times in the final two innings of a 5-4 loss to Columbus.
Lake Mills carried the offensive struggle into the second game of the doubleheaders as it was defeated, 9-1, in five innings.
Sam Giombetti doubled in the third inning of the 5-4 loss to highlight a three-run frame for Lake Mills.
He scored on a Dave Bruce single to cap the rally.
Columbus scored four runs in the first inning and three runs in the fourth inning.
Lake Mills struck out four times in the last two innings of the second game.
Post 67 had the last week off as a doubleheader with Waterloo for June 26 was postponed. Lake Mills does not have games scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July. Post 67 returns to action on the road Monday, July 5, against Deerfield. The game will begin at 5:30 p.m.