Elrosa plated a couple of runs late to defeat the Flames 2-1 in Regiona 15C action at Paynesville.
The Flames picked up a run in the sixth inning to take a 1-0 lead. Max Carlson led off with a walk, and John Klein's sacrifice bunt moved Max to second. Mitchell Thelen drilled a single to left, scoring Max. Mitchell moved up to second on the throw home, and then advanced to third on a sharp single by Aaron Einyck. However the Flames were not able to get either runner home.
brad Mergen pitched a complete game for Farming, giving up just two runs on four hits. Brad struck out six and walked four.
The Flames are now in a win-or-go home situation. On Sunday, Farming will play the winner of New Munich and Atwater, with a chance to stay alive into weekend 2. Come on out and cheer the ballclub on.