Windom 301 000 403 = 11-13-1
Heron Lake 000 000 000 = 0-5-0
The Windom Pirates got off to a quick start on offense and had a strong pitching performance Sunday, claiming an 11-0 victory in First Nite League action at Heron Lake.
Windom scored three runs in the top of the first inning and held a 4-0 lead until the late innings, when the Pirates scored four times in the seventh and three more in the ninth.
Windom jumped to the lead early. Noah Kloss hit an RBI single and Luke Gilbertson added a two-run double, giving the Pirates a 3-0 lead.
Gilbertson added an RBI single in the third for a 4-0 lead.
In the seventh, Kobe Lovell and Dane Nielsen drew bases-loaded walks and two runs scored on wild pitches.
Then, in the ninth, Brett Willaby hit an RBI triple and Kloss ripped a two-run single.
Kloss finished with four hits and three RBI in the win. Gilbertson and Kyle Espenson had two hits each.
Lovell and Kloss combined to pitch a five-hit shutout. Lovell worked the first seven innings, allowing three hits and two walks while fanning eight. Kloss allowed two hits and struck out three in the final two innings.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Leavenworth, June 8
Mt. Lake: at Milroy Irish, June 13