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Area amateur baseball: Lake City 8, Hager City 1

Game recap: The home team used one big inning to pull away from the Skeeters on Saturday.

Difference maker: Lake City, who had nine hits as a team, scored five runs in the sixth inning. Chris Sill provided some power in that frame with a two-run homer.

Top players: Sill went 2-for-3 while Brett Gwaltney was 4-for-4 with an RBI. Derek Sogla was 2-for-4 with three RBI. Aaron Aaland earned the win for Lake City; he pitched five innings and struck out six. Elliot Foley had three of Hager City's four hits. He also had the lone RBI.

Next up:Lake City (18-3) at Plainview, 2 p.m. Sunday; St. Croix Falls at Hager City, 3 p.m. Sunday