LAKE MILLS — Fifth-seeded Elkhorn won its second road playoff game after scoring three runs in the fourth inning to beat top-seeded Lake Mills 3-2 in a WIAA Division 2 regional semi-final game at Campus Field on Tuesday.
The L-Cats (18-5) scored two runs on an error by the third baseman with two down in the seventh. Spencer Hans struck out with runners on first and second to end the game.
Elkhorn scored a run on catcher Adam Mitchell’s error in the fourth and made it 2-0 on a run-scoring ground out by Austin Bestul. The Elks scored again in the frame on a sacrifice bunt.
Nick Carpenter pitched the distance, striking out eight and allowing two earned. He walked three and gave up two hits.
Sam Giombetti, Caleb Quest and Mitchell each had singles for the team’s three hits. The Elks had two hits and both teams committed an error.
Elkhorn defeated Big Foot in the regional final to advance to sectionals. The Elks competed in a sectional on Tuesday, June 4.