JCC 120 010 0 = 4-7-2
Windom 000 020 1 = 3-9-2
The Windom Eagle baseball team fell behind early and couldn’t recover Friday, dropping a 4-3 decision to Jackson County Central at Island Park.
The Huskies jumped to a quick 3-0 lead after two innings and led 4-0 going to the bottom of the fifth.
In the bottom of the fifth, Brady Espenson led off with a single, stole second and later scored when Conner Redman reached on an error. Redman then scored on a wild pitch.
In the bottom of the seventh, Kade Sammons reached on an error, stole second and scored on an Ethan Pohlman single. But a groundout stranded the potential tying run at first.
Redman took the pitching loss for the Eagles, allowing three runs on five hits in three innings. He walked two and struck out three.
Minneota 401 054 = 14-10-1
RRC/WWG 200 001 = 3-2-2
Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove fell behind early and never recovered Saturday afternoon, taking a 14-3 loss to Minneota at Lamberton.
Minneota scored four runs in the top of the first. After a single run in the third, the Vikings tacked on five runs in the fifth and four in the sixth.
The Falcons scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the first, as Dan Kleven and Jackson Shannon each drew bases-loaded walks.
The Falcons’ only other run scored in the sixth, when Brandon Hensch drew a bases-loaded walk.
Shannon and Cole VanDeWiele had the lone Falcon hits in the game.
Mason Irlbeck took the pitching loss, allowing four runs on one hit in one inning of work. He walked five and struck out one.
MLAC 104 100 = 6-3-4
St. Clair 258 001 = 16-10-2
Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey couldn’t get the bats going Friday afternoon, dropping a 16-6 decision at St. Clair.
The Wolverines got on the board in the top of the first, as Sam Pidde walked, stole second and scored on a pair of wild pitches. But the Cyclones answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning and five in the second.
MLAC cut the deficit to 7-5 with four runs in the top of the third, all coming with two outs. Two runs scored when Caleb Simon reached on an error and two more scored on wild pitches.
But St. Clair sent 12 hitters to the plate in the bottom of the third, scoring eight runs to take full command of the game.
MLAC’s final run scored on a Tanner Koetzle groundout in the top of the fourth.
Adam Veerkamp took the pitching loss, allowing seven runs on four hits in two innings. He walked two and struck out three.
Next meets: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: at St. James, April 20
MLAC: at HLOF (Heron Lake), April 19
RRC/WWG: at MLAC (Mt. Lake), April 20