The St. Mathias Devils scored three runs in the eighth and three more in the ninth to escape with an 8-3 win over the Lakes Area Lightning in an exhibition game.
Jake Johnson led St. Mathias at the plate going 3-for-4 while Zach Heidmann and Josh Haberman each had two hits.
Tony Parrish was 2-3 for the Lightning. Pitcher Aaron Jenkins tossed seven innings, giving up two earned runs on six hits with four strikeouts and three walks in the loss.
Lakes Area Lightning 3 6 5
St. Mathias 8 11 2
WP: Tautges. LP: Aaron Jenkins. Overall: LAL 4-2-1. Next: Lightning vs. Ft. Ripley 7:30 p.m. at Mills Field June 20.
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