Pitching powers Lakers sweep of Med Hat

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  • Kalispell Lakers AA starting pitcher Drew Scherrer delivers to a Medicine Hat batter in the first inning at Griffin Field on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Kalispell Lakers AA’s Randy Stultz high fives with Ryan Symmes (14) and teammates after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Eric Seaman in the bottom of the third against Medicine Hat at Griffin Field on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Medicine Hat’s Cavan Kolody steals second base as Kalispell Lakers AA second baseman AJ Jones fields the throw at Griffin Field on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

  • Kalispell Lakers AA starting pitcher Drew Scherrer delivers to a Medicine Hat batter in the first inning at Griffin Field on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Kalispell Lakers AA’s Randy Stultz high fives with Ryan Symmes (14) and teammates after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Eric Seaman in the bottom of the third against Medicine Hat at Griffin Field on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Medicine Hat’s Cavan Kolody steals second base as Kalispell Lakers AA second baseman AJ Jones fields the throw at Griffin Field on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

Sam Elliott tossed a 1-hitter and Drew Scherrer allowed four hits as the Kalispell Lakers AA swept an American Legion baseball doubleheader from Medicine Hat AA on Saturday evening at Griffin Field.

Elliott pitched the second game, striking out seven in seven innings and not walking a batter in an 8-0 victory.

Scherrer also went the distance, did not walk a batter and struck out four in a 3-2 victory in the opener.

Kalispell had five hits in the first game with Taylor Morton going 2 for 4. Morton and Eric Seaman both had RBIs.

Randy Stultz singled, walked twice and scored twice.

The Lakers scored a run in the bottom of the fifth to tie it and one in the bottom of the seventh to win it.

Ryan Symmes went 3 for 3 for Kalispell in the nightcap and scored three times. He tripled and drove in a run.

Jonathan Craver doubled and drove in two runs for Kalispell. Eric Seaman also had two RBIs.

Stultz had the team’s other double.

Kalispell scored a run in every inning but the second.

The Lakers AA (19-6 overall, 4-0 league) have a conference doubleheader on Thursday at Bozeman and have won 10 straight.

Medicine Hat 000 200 0 — 2 4 0

Kalispell Lakers 001 010 1 — 3 5 1

WP—Drew Scherrer; LP—Ashtyn Street.

MEDICINE HAT — Will Sharpe 0-3, Cavan Kolody 1-3, Braydon Pudwell 1-3, Ethan Boutkan 2-3, Jack Suhai 0-3, Tory Nelson 0-3, Zachary Stark 0-2, Theryn Berndt 0-2, Ethan Loran 0-2.

KALISPELL LAKERS — Randy Stultz 1-1, Taylor Morton 2-4, Eric Seaman 0-3, AJ Jones 1-3, Dawson Smith 0-0, Brandon Jordan 0-3, Sam Elliott 0-3, Ryan Symmes 0-2, Jonathan Craver 1-3.

2B—Pudwell; RBIs—Pudwell; Morton, Seaman.

Medicine Hat 000 000 0 — 0 1 2

Kalispell Lakers 103 211 x — 8 8 1

WP—Sam Elliott; LP—Tyran George.

MEDICINE HAT — Sharpe 0-3, Kolody 0-3, Pudwell 0-3, Boutkan 1-3, Nelson 0-3, Wyatt Bergen 0-3, Suhai 0-2, Stark 0-2, Street 0-2.

KALISPELL LAKERS — Stultz 1-4, Morton 0-3, Seaman 0-3, Logan Siblerud 0-1, Jones 2-3, Smith 1-3, Jordan 0-2, Johan Freudenburg 0-2, Symmes 3-3, Craver 1-3.

2B—Craver, Stultz; 3B—Symmes; RBIs—Seaman (2), Jones, Symmes, Craver (2).

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