Shane Schoborg fanned six batters over seven innings while leading the Lamberton Long Sox to a 8-3 win over Gibbon to start the Tomahawk East League playoffs on Friday in Lamberton.
The Long Sox led wire-to-wire, gathering 12 hits in the win. Donald Strand had four of those hits, completing his night 4-for-5 with four runs and three stolen bases. Jake Wahl chipped in with a 3-for-4 effort, while Jake Sell had the only extra-base hit of the night with a double.
The Long Sox (19-9 overall) travel to Gibbon for Game 2 of the best-of-three series on Sunday at 2 p.m.
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G-Reed Sallstrom, Shane Ahlbrecht (3), Sam Van Hon (5); L-Shane Schoborg, Dylan Bunting (8). WP-Schoborg. LP-Sallstrom. 2B: L-Jake Sell.