Hadley 000 000 001 = 1-5-1
Windom 002 100 11x = 5-10-0
The Windom Pirates improved to 9-2 overall this season Wednesday night, jumping to an early lead and claiming a 5-1 victory over the Hadley Buttermakers at Island Park.
The Pirates took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the third when Alex Fink launched an RBI triple to right-center field. The ball was bobbled in the outfield, allowing Fink to race all the way home for a 2-0 Pirate lead.
Kyle Espenson added a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning. Brett Willaby plated a run with a groundout in the seventh and Luke Gilbertson knocked in the final Pirate run with an RBI single in the eighth.
Gilbertson finished with three hits in the win. Nick Christensen added a pair of hits.
Kobe Lovell had a masterful performance on the mound, working eight shutout innings. He scattered four hits, walked one and struck out 13 to pick up the win.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Worthington, June 18
Mt. Lake: at Lakefield, June 18