Toivola forces third game

TOIVOLA – Mosquito Inn-Toivola ensured history would not repeat itself Thursday.

A year after Stanton swept them from the first round of the playoffs and two days after the Wildcats overturned a big early deficit, Mosquito Inn-Toivola made an early lead stick for a 9-5 win in game two of the best-of-three series.

Game 3 will be Sunday in Stanton at 5:30 p.m.

Will Williams led the push for the winners. Not only did he pitch a complete game, he went 3-for-3 at the plate with two doubles.

Jon Crawford also went 3-for-3 and homered, while Rexx Janowiak had a 3-for-4 day.