Twilight League wins for Toivola, Stanton
KEARSARGE – Mosquito Inn-Toivola routed Wolverine-Orbit 12-5 in a matchup of the Twilight League’s top two teams Tuesday.
Justin Kirby was more than enough for the winners, pitching a complete game. He struck out three and walked one. He also had a pair of hits and three RBIs.
Andy Buchanan had a big day offensively for Toivola, going 3-for-3 with three RBIs. He walked twice and scored four times.
Toivola took the lead with a 5-run second inning and built on it with groups of three runs in the fourth and fifth.
At Stanton, the host Wildcats defeated Pat’s Foods 5-2 as Cole Jepsen of Stanton outpitched Lee Naugle of Pat’s.
Both went the distance, with Jepsen allowing four hits and two walks. He struck out nine.
Naugle allowed eight hits and three walks and struck out 12.
Stanton took the lead with a pair of runs in the third and added to its lead over the next three innings. The only Pat’s scoring came in the sixth.