by Max Mercy
SUPERIOR -- Superior rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Proctor, 4-2, in a Lake Superior Conference baseball game at Superior. Matt Strum delivered a two-run single to put the Spartans ahead, and he scored an insurance run on two Proctor errors.
Winning pitcher Austin Sears threw three shutout innings in relief of starter Justin Reinkall. Sears allowed one hit and one walk with one strikeout. Reinkall allowed two runs on five hits, three walks, and two hit batsmen over four innings with three strikeouts.
Sears, Strum, Sean O'Neill, and Peyton Flanders each had two hits apiece.
Losing pitcher Jake Malec (1-1 W-L, 1.75 ERA) went the distance for Proctor. He allowed four runs (three earned) on eight hits and one walk. He had eight strikeouts.
Proctor, now 8-3, hosts Cloquet on Thursday.