BUCKMAN -- It took an extra game to do it but the Buckman Billygoats became the only team in the Victory League this season to win both the regular and division titles in Victory League play by beating the Lastrup Lakers 10-0 in the second game of the East Divisional playoffs Sunday.
Lastrup won the first game 6-2 to force the deciding second game and will make its first ever appearance at the Region 8C tournament next weekend at Pierz.
In the first game Nathan Janson went 3-for-6 with an RBI for the Lakers and Chuck Boser had two hits, including a double.
Buckman's Brandon Lochner picked up the win in the second game and the Billygoats scored six runs in the second inning. Buckman earns the No. 1 seed in the East in the region tournament.
Lastrup 6 8 0
Buckman 2 12 3
WP -- Rick Schlieman. LP -- Joe Kahl.
WP -- Brandon Lochner. LP -- Jamie Litke.
Pierz Brewers 0
LASTRUP -- Neither the Lastrup Lakers or the Pierz Brewers would give up as the two teams played for 28 innings Saturday before the Lakers came away with a 1-0 win in an East playoff game.
Lastrup's Nathan Janson, who was 4-for-8, singled with two outs in the bottom of the 28th inning, stole second and scored on Lonnie Gross' game-winning base hit.
The game took five hours and 50 minutes with a combined 720 pitches thrown and 43 total base runners.
Gerard Kimman had a game-high five hits for the Brewers and Eric Boser added four.
Brewers 0 19 3
Lastrup 1 18 1
WP -- Reggie Litke. LP -- Paul Priemesberger.
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