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Merchants sink Mudcats

The Jamestown Miller Lite Merchants sunk the Moorhead Mudcats 4-1 in North Dakota amateur baseball action Wednesday, June 13, in Fargo.

Jamestown's Greg Lunski record six strikeouts through the opening four innings on the mound, before Steve Hirchert used 10 strikeouts to nail down the final five frames in the Merchants' victory. The winners banged out 10 hits.

Bryan Erstad batted 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI to lead Jamestown offensively. The Merchants improved to 5-2 and will play the Moorhead Brewers in Fargo this Wednesday, June 20.

Merchants 4, Mudcats 1

Merchants 010 020 100 -- 4 10 0

Mudcats 000 100 000 -- 1 4 1

W--Greg Lunski. S--Steve Hirchert. Highlights: Merchants, Lunski 4 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO; Hirchert 5 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 SO; Bryan Erstad 3-5, 2B, RBI; Joe Vannett 2-3, R; Dan Ross 1-4, RBI; Anthony Fontana 1-2, 2 BB; Preston Jensen 1-3, BB, R; Jake Stilwell 1-5, SB; Beau Brunsvold 1-3, BB.

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