MANKATO - Sleepy Eye defeated Mankato American 6-4 in American Legion baseball action.
Sean Mathiowetz pitched 6 1/3 innings and struck out nine. He gave up four runs and walked two. Jordan Anderson earned the save, striking out both batters he faced.
John Mangen was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Brandon Helget was 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Mitch Neid was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Mike Zinniel was 2-for-4
Sleepy Eye (5-0) is off until Friday, July 5 when it plays in the Upper Midwest Classic in New Ulm.