SPRINGFIELD - Searles defeated Springfield 4-3 in Tomahawk East League playoff action on Friday.
Kyle Fischer, Zach Fischer and Frank Forstner all went 2-for-4 for Searles. Kyle Fischer earned the win, allowing three earned runs in nine innings. He struck out eight and walked five.
Shawn Anderson took the loss for Springfield. He went six innings and allowed 11 hits and four runs, three of them earned.
Searles has a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-three series and will host Springfield at 8 p.m. on Sunday.
Lamberton 10, Gibbon 4
LAMBERTON - Lamberton took Game 1 of the best-of-three Tomahawk East League playoff series over Gibbon on Friday.
Lamberton broke a close game open in the sixth when it scored five runs to take the lead for good.
Lamberton looks to advance to the Region 2C playoffs when it travels to Gibbon for a 2 p.m. contest Sunday.