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AUSTIN EDITION - GMLO takes pair from L/P

LYLE -- In a makeup baseball doubleheader, Lyle/Austin Pacelli was swept by Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander on Monday in the Southeast Conference, West Division.

Although Lyle/Pacelli remains winless at 0-6 in the SEC West, the first game was very close. The opener was tied at 7-7 until GMLO scored two runs in the top of the sixth to win the game. GMLO then got the sweep with a 10-3 win in the late game.

Trailing 7-2 in the bottom of the fourth of the opener, L/P scored five runs to tie the game. Caleb Martin and Alex Halbach walked to start the L/P rally. Peter Korfhage then got an RBI on fielder's choice.

Jake Burzinski followed with a walk to keep the rally going and T.J. Parlin got a pair of RBIs on a single. Parlin next stole second and Josh Baumann walked. L/P pitcher Nels Nelson then helped his own cause with an RBI single to cap off the five-run rally.

The tie lasted until the top of the sixth. Nelson recorded a strikeout to start the fateful frame, but then walked Grant Lunning. After Lunning stole second base, Ryan King hit an RBI single. King then stole second and Chad Doocy drove him home with a single. Jake Rowe got the pitching win in relief.

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In the late game, GMLO scored seven runs in the first two innings to put it away early. Parlin was the L/P starting pitcher and took the loss. GMLO pieced together a couple of hits, with two walks, and an error to score four runs in the bottom of the first. It was the same scenario in the second inning.

L/P scored its runs in the top of the third inning. Nelson had two RBIs on a double. Lunning was the starter and winning pitcher for GMLO.

L/P (1-11) plays Thursday against Spring Grove in a doubleheader at Marcusen Park at 4:30 p.m.

Game 1

GMLO 9, LYLE/PACELLI 7

GMLO 302 202 -- 9 7 1

; Lyle/Pacelli 101 500 -- 7 4 3

; Doocy, Rowe (5) and Stejskal; Nelson and Parlin.

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2B -- GMLO, Lunning, KIng.

Game 2

GMLO 10, LYLE/PACELLI 3

Lyle/Pacelli 003 000 -- 3 3 2

; GMLO 430 21x -- 10 10 0

; Parlin and Krieger, Baumann (4); Lunning, King (5) and Stejskal.

2B -- GMLO, King, Doocy, Rowe, Thorson; LP, Nelson, Stadheim. 3B -- GMLO, King.

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