IOLA – Ben Lee continued his hot streak pitching, throwing a complete-game three-hitter as the Amherst baseball team shut out Iola-Scandinavia 6-0 in a Central Wisconsin Conference East Division game Tuesday at Iola-Scandinavia High School.
Lee, who has not allowed this season, struck out 10 and didn’t walk a batter for the Falcons, who are now 14-5 overall and 9-1 in the CWC East.
Jonny Ballinger had two doubles and three RBIs, and Lars Evensen added two hits and two RBIs in the win for the Falcons.
Amherst hosts Menominee Indian on Thursday with a chance to clinch the CWC East championship with a victory.
Falcons 6, Thunderbirds 0
WP: Ben Lee. LP: Marcus Jawarski.
SO: Lee 10; Jawarski 6. BB: Lee 0; Jawarski 2.
Top hitters: IS, Will Tappa 2B; Isaiah Hoyard 1x3. A, Jonny Ballinger 2x3, 2 2Bs, 3 RBIs; Lars Evensen 2x4, 2 RBIs.
Records: Amherst 14-5, 9-1 Central Wisconsin Conference East Division; Iola-Scandinavia 1-12, 1-9 CWC East.