TJ Larson had his best stuff working on the mound July 9 in the Prior Lake Jays’ 19-0 home win over Arlington.
Larson tossed a seven-inning no-hitter, striking out a whopping 18 batters. He walked just two.
The Jays (11-6 overall) scored seven runs in the fourth inning, four more in the fifth and eight more in the sixth. Tyler Edwards led the offense, going 3 for 5 with a home run, double and four RBIs.
Prior Lake went into the Arlington game off of a 11-1 loss at St. Peter July 7. The Jays followed the no-hitter with an 11-1 setback at Burnsville July 10 in a Section 3B standings game.
The Jays are 2-5 in the Section 3B standings.
Prior Lake is back on the field July 14 at Chaska, another section opponent, at 6 p.m. The Jays are at section-foe Eagan July 16 at 7 p.m.
In the win over Arlington, Zac Repinski also drove in four runs for Prior Lake, finishing 2 for 4 with two doubles. Rob Frederick went 3 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs. Russ Tanner also doubled and drove in a run.
Adam Cress finished 1 for 2 with two RBIs, while Tommy Keating was 2 for 4 with an RBI and three runs scored. Brandt Broderick also had an RBI, while Corey Goodwin and Mitch Goodwin each went 1 for 3 with three runs scored.
In the loss to St. Peter, Prior Lake fell behind 5-1 after five innings and couldn’t recover. Jonsey Buescher doubled and drove in the Jays’ lone run. Mitchell Goodwin doubled and scored a run.
The Jays’ final five regular season games are all at home — versus Jordan (July 18), Eagan (July 19), Shakopee (July 21), Henderson (July 24) and Victoria (July 26). Victoria and Shakopee are also Section 3B squads.
For more the Jays, go to priorlakebaseball.com.
For more on the Section 3B playoffs, go to http://rvleast.leagues.mnbaseball.org.