STOUGHTON -- Derek Karlen drew a leadoff walk and scored the winning run on a base hit as Stoughton defeated Watertown's American Legion U19 baseball team 4-3 on Friday.

Karlen drew the walk off Watertown pitcher Ryan Hogquist, stole second and was bunted over to third before scoring the game-winner on a line drive single to left.

Stoughton scored three runs in the fourth inning to break a scoreless tie. Watertown (0-3) rallied with three runs in the top of the sixth inning to pull even.

Ayden Schauer began the rally with a one-out single to right, advanced to second on a wild pitch and scored on Hogquist's RBI double to center. Evan Sellnow followed with an RBI double to center, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on an error to make it a 3-3 score.

Hoqquist allowed four runs (one earned) on seven hits with three strikeouts and five walks over 6 1/3 innings.

Watertown plays at Beaver Dam on Tuesday at 6 p.m. and hosts Beaver Dam on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.


Watertown 000 003 0 -- 3 8 3

Stoughton 000 300 1 -- 4 7 1

WP: Lynch

LP: Hogquist

Pitching (ip-h-er-bb-so) -- W (Hogquist 6.1-7-1-5-3), S (Curry 6-8-2-2-8, Lynch 1-0-0-0-1)

Leading hitters -- Walter (W) 2x4, Sellnow (W) 2x3, Chase (S) 2x3, Nelson (S) 2x3

2B -- W (Hogquist, Sellnow, Walter), S (Chase, Nelson)

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