The River City Rascals (7-2) and the Lake Erie Crushers (3-6) both had scoring chances on Sunday, but it was the River City Rascals that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 2-1 win at T. R. Hughes Ballpark.
The River City Rascals held off the Lake Erie Crushers, as the Lake Erie Crushers were unable to overcome a two-run second inning deficit.
The Lake Erie Crushers scored one run in the eighth on a solo home run by Andrew Davis. Still, the Lake Erie Crushers couldn't catch the River City Rascals.
Casey Barnes's eight strikeouts helped the River City Rascals to the victory. Barnes allowed one earned run, six hits and one walk over 7 2/3 innings.
Dave Middendorf (1-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just seven innings, walked four, struck out three, and allowed two runs.