Princeton nips Trojans in 1st round of regional

PRINCETON – Mendota saw its baseball season come to a close after Princeton edged the Trojans, 4-3, in the opening round of the Hall Class 2A Regional on May 13 at Princeton. The Trojans concluded the campaign with a 3-25 record.

Princeton jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Mendota responded with three runs in the top of the second to take a 3-2 lead. Joel Escatel, Jacob Stohr and Ted Landgraf each drove in a run in the frame.

The scored stayed that way until the Tigers tied it with a run in the bottom of the fourth, then Princeton tallied the eventual game-winner in the bottom of the sixth.

The Trojans collected six hits in the contest, including a double by Austin Robinson.

Gavin Glazebrook went the distance on the hill for Mendota. He allowed just four hits, three earned runs, walked three and struck out three.


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