An ace performance by Jason Lane spurred the Sugar Land Skeeters (30-42) to an 8-0 win over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (31-41) on Saturday at Constellation Field, Sugar Land.
The Sugar Land Skeeters' Lane kept the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs off the scoreboard for all nine innings he was on the hill. He pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out nine.
The Sugar Land Skeeters blew out the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs thanks to nine hits, including zero extra base hits. The Sugar Land Skeeters scored three runs in the fifth on a two-run double by Josh Pressley and a sacrifice fly by Steve Moss.
Pressley racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Sugar Land Skeeters.
Matthew Vasquez (4-6) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in five innings, walked four and struck out five.