It became a traditional pitcher's duel as the Lakers' Terry Brugier out pitched Zach Weiss for a 1-0 win at the home team site.
Weiss started and went the full seven innings giving up one run on six hits, recording seven Ks and one walk. The Tanager offense was held at bay, as Kyle Nemec recorded the only hit against Brugier.
Line scores; Tanagers – 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB; Lakers ��11 R, 6 H, 1 E, 6 LOB
The Tanagers faced the Dakota Valley "Panthers" in a 14-9 disapponting loss in a seven inning marathon played at Prentis Park in Vermillion on Tuesday, April 17.
Alex Schaack started and went two innings, giving up eight runs on eight hits, walking four and recording two Ks. JR Moore relieved and gave up three runs on six hits with 1 walk and three Ks in one inning. Reid Meirkort wrapped up the stint recording two Ks, two walks, tow hits and three runs.
Offensively, Zach Weiss went two for four at bats, two runs; Meirkort was two for two, three runs, 2 RBIs; Ryan Gilbertson – one for two, one run; Corey Taggart – one run, one walk; Eric McPherson – one for three, one run, one RBI; Paul Hammond walked with the bases koaded, driving in a run.
Line score: Tanagers – 9 R, 7 H, 1 E, 12 LOB; Panthers-14 R, 16 H, 1 E, 10 LOB
With a 3-4record , the Tanagers traveled to Beresford on Wednesday, April 18.