The Milbank 14U Junior Teener baseball team took on the Lake Norden 14U team on Thursday, July 8, at Pribyl Park in Milbank. After seven innings, Milbank fell to Lake Norden 9-3.
Milbank struck first in the bottom of the second when Josh Pederson drew a bases-loaded walk to score Reese Rabe. Caleb Pillatzki also scored on a passed ball. Milbank added one more run in the bottom of the third when Joe Schulte scored on a sacrifice fly from Carter Gloe.
Pederson also had an impressive night on the mound. He pitched five innings and allowed no hits. He struck out nine batters. The Junior Teeners will be back in action at the Class A 14U Region Tournament. They take on Redfield in the first round on Wednesday, July 14.