In the bottom of the first inning first baseman Thomas Neal recorded a RBI ground out to give Somerset a 1-0 advantage.
The Patriots padded their lead to 4-0 in the bottom of the second inning. Shortstop Robert Andino hammered a two RBI double while designated hitter Aharon Eggleston slapped a RBI single.
Lancaster received a RBI single from center fielder Zach Collier in the top of the eighth inning to cut the deficit to 4-1.
Mickey Storey earned the win (11-3) tossing six scoreless innings. It was Storey’s sixth straight win. Madison Boer suffered the loss (3-3) allowing four runs in 6.1 innings of work. Jon Hunton notched the save (31).
The 2015 Somerset Patriots season presented by Ford will continue tomorrow afternoon when the Somerset Patriots remain at TD Bank Ballpark for a 1:05 p.m. game against the Lancaster Barnstormers. For tickets, call 908-252-0700 or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.