Lobos advance to championship game

Leader Staff

The Shawano Lobos punched their ticket to the Dairyland League Grand Championship Game after defeating the Pulaski Reds 5-3 at Martzke Park.

Shawano will take on Hofa Park at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 26 at Hofa Park in the title game.The Panthers topped the Navarino Rangers 4-0 in the other semifinal contest.

In the win over the Reds, Shawano’s Jack Lacy picked up the win on the mound, allowing just one earned run in a complete game effort. He struck out two batters and walked four batters while working around nine hits.

The Lobos posted 15 hits as a team, with Ryan Coffey’s three-hit game leading the way. Bryce Szymanski, Chase Henning, Ben Bystol and Riley Acra all chipped in with two hits.