STORM LAKE - Spirit Lake took a 5-2 lead over Storm Lake and then held on for a 7-6 victory over the Tornadoes on Monday.
Brandon Stoll pitched six innings to earn the victory. He gave up six runs (three earned) on seen hits with nine strikeouts and five walks. Paul Brown pitched the final inning as he struck out three batters and gave up one hit and one walk.
Spirit Lake had eight hits on the night. Nic Amudson was 2-3 with a triple. Reese Salmon was 2-4 with a double and three RBIs and Stoll was 1-3 with two RBIs. Also Cole Tate was 1-2 with an RBI and Nile Skogerboe and Andrew Ites each went 1-3.
Spirit Lake (8-1, 4-1 Lakes) is at Western Christian this evening.