Johnny Pistulka was 4-for-5 at the plate, including a double and a triple, and drove in three runs to help the Lamberton Long Sox clinch a spot in the the Minnesota Class C amateur baseball state tournament. Pistulka also tossed two innings for Lamberton on Tuesday, picking up a six-out save as the Long Sox held off Stark 11-9 in the Region 2C playoffs in Lamberton.
Stark 014 100 201-9 15 2
Lamberton 131 102 21X-11 11 2
S-Colton Petron, David Surprenant (6); L-Jacob Jenniges, Dylan Bunting (3), Sam Carlson (7), Pistulka (8). WP-Carlson. LP-Surprenant. S-Pistulka. 2B: S-Joe Wahl, Tim Seiffert; L-Pistulka. 3B: L-Pistulka.