Eight of the outs picked up by Lamberton's Johnny Pistulka in his nine-out save came via strikeout as the Long Sox held off the Essig Bluejays for a 10-8 win Friday in Lamberton.
Pistulka finished off the game started by Jake Wahl, who went 6 plus innings and roped a double.
Donald Strand also drilled a double and finished 4-for-4 for the Long Sox. Isaac Jenniges drove in three runs on a 3-for-4 night at the plate.
Lamberton (11-5 overall, 10-2 TEL) hits the road for a pair of games on Sunday, travelling to Hanska for a 3 p.m. matinee before closing out the night at Searles at 7 p.m.
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Lamberton 040 203 01X-10 10 3
E-Colton Petron, Sam Hanson (7); L-Jake Wahl, Johnny Pistulka (7). WP-Wahl. LP-Petron. S-Pistulka. 2B: L-Donald Strand, Tyler Reiner, Wahl.