Lamberton defeats Essig to advance
LAMBERTON – Lamberton beat Essig 9-4 in Region 2C playoff action and will advance to the state tournament.
Up 3-2 in the fifth, the Long Sox broke open the game. Don Strand and Neil Eichten hit consecutive triples and Tyler Reiner had an RBI hit. Eichten’s two-run hit the following inning stretched the lead to 7-2.
Lamberton will host the New Ulm Brewers Wednesday in an important seeding game.