A three-run ninth inning sealed an 8-1 win for the DeKalb County Liners (29-15) over the Chicago Zephyrs (15-26) on Sunday at Waubonsee CC.
The Chicago Zephyrs were ahead early but they ultimately surrendered the lead for good. The Chicago Zephyrs led until the fourth inning, but the DeKalb County Liners took the lead back.
The DeKalb County Liners were led by Justin Abbott's hitting. Abbott went 2-2, drove in one and scored two runs. He.
Zach Strecker picked up the win for the DeKalb County Liners. Strecker pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, seven hits and two walks while striking out two.
Kyle Bender (1-3) took the loss for the Chicago Zephyrs. He lasted just seven innings, walked four, struck out three, and allowed three runs.