Big 8 Baseball: Middleton beats Sun Prairie 5-2

Middleton knocks off defending Div. 1 Champions in season opener

Published On: Apr 16 2013 09:21:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2013 11:08:36 AM CDT
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Middleton, Wis. -

There haven't been many nice days for high school sports this spring but the sun was out Tuesday for the return of our Game of the Week. In the big 8 baseball Sun Prairie visits rival Middleton.

The defending Div. 1 champs are 2-1 this year while this is Middleton's first game.

Middleton's pitcher Brian Lochner gets the games first RBI.

Sun Prairie scores two runs in the top of the 4th take the lead 2-1.

But Middleton re-takes the lead and then Jackson Keeler's RBI double in the 5th scores Luke Schafer to make it 4-2 Middleton.

Lochner tosses the complete game, giving up 5 hits, striking out 4 and had 3 hits at the plate.

Sun Prairie has won three straight big 8 titles, but has already two losses in conference.

Middleton wins 5-2.