Tie for first place in Tomahawk East

There is a tie for first place in the Tomahawk East League.

Mitch Bockenstedt scattered seven hits through eight innings and the New Ulm Brewers jumped to a 4-0 lead after three innings and went on to down previously unbeaten Springfeld 7-5 Sunday afternoon at Johnson Park.

Bockenstedt fanned eight as New Ulm improved to 11-1 in the TEL.

Justin Haugo was tagged with the loss for Springfield, now also 11-1 in league play.

J.T. Hoffmann, Hunter Ranweiler, Zach More and Josh Seidl each had two hits for the Brewers who play at Leavenworth Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.

Jake Poehler, Decker Scheffler, and Ryan Sturm each had two hits for Springfield who host Searles Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

The Brewers wasted little time in getting an early lead on the Tigers scoring a run in the first off of the lefthanded Haugo when Hoffmann singled, scampered to second on a wild pitch and then stole third. He scored on a Peters’ single.

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