Kyle Ruehle had three hits and four RBI, and Matt Koch slugged a home run and a double to pace the Braves' offensive attack. Tyler Jones also had two doubles, and Cody Ege had two RBI. Nolan Cone had a solo home run and Michael McCabe a single and double for Storm Lake.
Ege got the win on the mound for the Braves with 3 2/3 innings of two-hit pitching in relief of starter Matt Pitts, and Matt Koch came on in the 7th to earn a save.
The Lakes Conference champion Braves' record now stands at 23 -1 overall and 15-0 in the conference. They host Battle Creek-Ida Grove in first-round Regional Tournamnet play here on July 5th.