PIERZ - Scott Johnson was 1-for-4 with Pierz's lone RBI as the Pioneers were defeated 7-1 by Albany in high school baseball Saturday.
The Huskies' Brad Mergen was nearly unhittable in his five-inning stint, striking out 13, including 11 in a row, and allowed no runs and only one infield single.
Mark Kahl went four innings striking, out five with four earned runs, to take the loss.
Albany 7 7 2
Pierz 1 5 2
WP: Brad Mergen. LP: Mark Kahl. Conference: 6-2. Overall: 6-3. Next: Pierz at Rockford 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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