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JWP tops Blooming Prairie baseball team

One day after it played its best defensive game of the season, the Blooming Prairie baseball team hit a setback as it lost 13-2 to Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton (4-3 overall) in BP Friday.

The game was tied at 2-2 after four innings, but JWP tallied eight runs in the fifth inning to put things away. BP (1-5 overall) finished with seven errors.

“It’s disappointing after we played pretty good defense yesterday,” BP head coach Matt Kittelson said. “We just had a couple of mental errors and the wind came out of our sails.”

BP pitching: Jack Abbe (L) 4 1/3 IP, 8 H, 2 BB, 6 ER, 5 K; Payton Simon 1 2/3 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 7 R, 5 ER

BP hitting: Seth Peterson, 2-for-3; Max Romeo, 1-for-3, double; Brad Staska, 1-for-3, Conner Getchell, 1-for-3; Camden Heimerman, 1-for-3; Ethan Arett, 1-for-2