Corbin Mertgen struck out nine to lead Lincoln past La Monte 7-6 in Kaysinger Conference baseball on Wednesday.
Brock Young went 3 for 4 with two RBIs. He also got the save for Lincoln.
Heath Renno went 2 for 4 with an RBI.
Lincoln (2-1, 1-0 Kaysinger) will host Tipton at 5 p.m. Thursday.