The Bucs scored three runs in the second, two in the third and three more in the fourth inning to claim an 8-5 lead.
Jeff Stevens doubled while Will VerDuin and Adam Krizan each had a single for the Bucs, who are now 12-10 overall and 7-6 in the league. The Bucs and the Panthers face off again today, and a victory would boost the Bucs into third place in the O-K Red behind league-leaders Rockford (11-2) and Hudsonville (11-2).
LAKERS SWEEP GRANT
Adam Clauss, Brian Chappell and Michael Zietlow were all outstanding on the mound on Tuesday, helping Spring Lake sweep a Lakes Eight Conference doubleheader from Grant.
The Lakers took the first game, 6-3, with Clauss earning the victory, going five innings. He struck out five and allowed six hits. Chappell threw the final two innings, allowing just a single hit.
In Game 2, the Lakers won 8-0 behind Zietlow’s complete-game shutout. He allowed just three hits and struck out five.
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