The Lakes Area Lightning opened their inaugural amateur baseball season Wednesday with an 8-5 victory over the Harding Dinosaurs at Adamson Field.
Morgan Shepherd pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings to get the win. Bronson Shepherd led the Lightning by going 2-for-2, including the game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth.
Tony Parrish tripled and walked twice and also pitched two scoreless innings.
Harding 5 6 2
Lakes Area 8 6 0
WP-Morgan Shepherd. 3B-Tony Parrish. RBIs-Aaron Jenkins, Brett Jenkins, Morgan Shepherd, Parrish, Mark Germain. Record-LAL 1-0. Next-Cuyuna vs. Lightning 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Mills Field.
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