Youth Baseball

EAST LAKE BR PLAYOFFS (13-15)

Bryan Gardner of Falconer Stuart’s Tool & Die outpitched Shawn Kubis of Falconer Firemen in a pitchers duel.

Both pitchers allow two hits with Gardner and Stuart’s coming away with a 2-0 win that advances them to play at 6 p.m. Thursday against Southwestern in the semifinals at Packard Field.

Gardner chalked up eight strikeouts in the victory while Kubis fanned 11 in defeat.

Gage Lindell and Gardner had singles for the winners while Tylar Olson and Trent Wood singled in vain.