Antonie Vandersteeg's single in the bottom of the seventh scored pinch runner Ryan Pauly as the Central Lakes College Raiders nipped Itasca 7-6 in the second game of a doubleheader Friday at the Findorff Athletic Complex.
CLC built a 4-0 lead before the Vikings tied it 4-4 in the top of the sixth. The Raiders scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to go ahead 6-4 before Itasca tied it with two runs in the top of the seventh.
In the bottom of the seventh Tyler Wittwer walked and Pauly ran for him. Pauly stole second and Vandersteeg delivered with two out.
William Paine pitched a complete game, with one strikeout and three walks.
Braden Lee had an RBI double, Vandersteeg doubled and finished 3-for-4, Wittwer was 2-3 with a double and Josh Ledin was 1-3 with a double.
CLC lost the first game 15-5 in five innings. Ledin doubled and Dillon Naumann was 1-3 with two runs.
Itasca 15 10 2
Central Lakes 5 4 5
WP: Ian Harrison. LP: Braden Lee. 2B: . 3B: . HR: .
Itasca 6 9 4
Central Lakes 7 10 2
WP: William Paine. LP: Trevarthan. 2B: . 3B: . HR: . Division: CLC 7-7. Overall: CLC 11-22. Next: CLC at Fergus Falls 1 p.m. Saturday (2), host St. John's University JV 1 p.m. Sunday (2).
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