COLEMAN, Wis. – Escanaba Eskymos took a 3-1 loss to Coleman Cougars on Friday in Coleman.
Colin Arnt struck Escanaba and had four strikes. With zero trips, Arnt gave up five hits for three races (1 ER). He threw 81 courses in the six innings.
Karson Casper started the match for Coleman and was credited with the victory. He had nine strikes with two trips. He allowed three hits for a earned race.
Ray Lemieux finished the final inning and two-thirds for the Cougars. He had two strikes and gave up a single hit.
Trent Lawson scored the only race for Eskimos when he was beaten by Hunter Lancour at the top of the sixth.
In addition to Lancour and Lawson – who both got a hit – Bryant Maki and Riley Lamb both made contact to put the ball in play once.
For the eighth time in seven games, Maki was drilled at the plate.
Escanaba had three errors in the competition.
The next trip for Eskymos is a trip to Marquette to meet Redmen in a Tuesday afternoon double header.
GAYLORD – It was a tough afternoon for Escanaba Eskymos here on Friday when they dropped a 12-2 softball decision in six innings to the Gaylord Blue Devils.
Esky led 2-1 at the top of the fifth.
However, Gaylord scored four times in his half of the fifth and added seven in the sixth.
Lizzie Sliva had two of Esky’s six hits. The Blue Devils had 12.
McKayla Mott, who struck out three through 5 2/3 innings, absorbed the loss.
Eskimos are part of today’s Plymouth Invitational.