Mayville 17, North Fond du Lac 5: The Orioles had trouble throwing strikes as they fell in Flyway Conference action to the Cardinals Tuesday evening.
North Fond du Lac pitchers combined for 16 walks as Mayville scored eight runs in the seventh inning to run away with the game.
“It boiled down to our pitchers not hitting their spots,” North Fond du Lac coach Eric Purswell said. “Once you start the merry-go-round, it seemed like it would never stop.”
Nick Bates picked up the win on the mound for Mayville, while Isaac Mazanka took the loss for North Fond du Lac.
Jacob Schellpfeffer had five walks and scored four runs for the Cardinals and Riley Behnke was 3-for-4 with two runs for the Orioles.
Mayville…102 312 8 — 17 9 3
North Fond du Lac…010 202 0 — 5 8 3
WP: Bates (2 k, 2 bb).
LP: Mazanka (4 k, 4 bb).
Leading hitters: Mayville — Schellpfeffer (5 bb, 4 r). North Fond du Lac — Behnke 3×4 (2 r).