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Sport Shorts: June 30

Merchants edge Elks on Wednesday

Jake Stilwell delivered the walk-off RBI in the bottom of the ninth to give the Jamestown Miller Lite Merchants a 4-3 victory over the Elks Wednesday night in Fargo.

Merchants' Bryan Erstad (2-for-4) was the only player to have a multi-hit game. Beau Brunsvold notched the only extra base hit with a double for the Merchants.

On the mound, starter Greg Lunski went four innings, while giving up three runs (one unearned) on five hits. Steve Hirchert, the winning pitcher in the contest, tossed five innings of two-hit ball and struck out 10.

The Merchants will play Pelican Rapids (Minn.) on Wednesday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Fargo.

Jamestown Merchants 4, Elks 3

E 003 000 000 -- 3 7 2

M 300 000 001 -- 4 7 4

W--Steve Hirchert. L--Sam Rehn.

Merchants highlights: Steve Hirchert 5 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 10 K, 1-4; Greg Lunski 4 IP, 2 ER, 3 R, 5 H, BB, 2 K; Bryan Erstad 2-4, R; Beau Brunsvold 1-2, 2 RBI, 2 BB; Jake Stillwell 1-3, RBI, R, 2 BB; Jose Soriano 0-4, RBI; Brady Anderson 1-3, R, 2 BB; Anthony Fontana 1-4, R.

Record: Merchants 7-5.

Blue Jay Scramble set for today

The annual Blue Jay Scramble is scheduled for today, June 30, at Hillcrest Golf Course.

Cost for the four-person scramble is $50 per player, which includes green fees, mulligans, prizes and lunch. A shotgun start set for 9:30 a.m.

Proceeds benefit Jamestown High School girls basketball and baseball. Register at Hillcrest Proshop, or for more information call 701-252-4320.

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