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Area amateur baseball: Prescott 16, Hager City 9

Game recap: The visiting Pirates scored 10 runs (seven earned) off losing pitcher Wyatt Rowe over the first three innings.

The Skeeters also had a solid night at the plate Wednesday. They scored three in the second and four in the sixth.

"We got down early, but we fought back," Hager City player/manager Cory Brathall said. "We actually had it within three runs in the sixth. We kept fighting the whole game."

Difference maker: After Hager City closed within 12-9 in the sixth, Prescott scored four runs in the top of the seventh to pull away.

Top players: Ross Sweig and Taylor Johnson both went 2-for-3 for the Skeeters. Johnson drove in three and Sweig finished with two RBI.

Next up: Cannon Falls at Hager City (2-16 overall, 1-8 St. Croix Valley League), 7:30 p.m. Tuesday