Windom 000 00 = 0-0-2
Fairmont 274 0x = 13-11-1
BEA 030 103 0 = 7-11-2
Windom 111 312 x = 9-11-3
The Windom Eagle baseball team needed two games to get the bats going Saturday, splitting a pair of games at Island Park.
In the opener, Fairmont pitcher Jake Crissinger tossed a no-hitter as the Eagles fell 13-0 in five innings to the state’s second-ranked Class AA team. Crissinger issued one walk and struck out eight, as the Eagles had just three baserunners in the game. Two of Windom’s runners were eliminated on double plays.
Chayton Struck took the pitching loss in the opener, allowing seven runs on four hits in 1-1/3 innings. He walked two.
In the nightcap, the Eagles battled from behind, eventually taking a lead in the fourth inning on their way to a 9-7 victory.
Windom scored on an error in the first inning, a Noah Armstrong RBI single in the second and a Wyatt Haugen RBI single in the third.
In the fourth, Josh Garrison hit an RBI single, Braydon Kreofsky drew a bases-loaded walk and Brady Espenson plated a run on a fielder’s choice, giving the Eagles a 6-4 lead.
Tucker Renquist hit an RBI single in the fifth and Armstrong had a two-run single in the sixth.
Armstrong and Haugen had three hits each in the win. Renquist added a pair of hits.
Garrison picked up the pitching win, allowing four runs on eight hits in five innings. He walked five and struck out two.
RRC/WWG 201 000 3 = 6-9-1
Minneota 040 032 x = 9-7-2
Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove couldn’t overcome an early deficit Friday afternoon, taking a 9-6 loss at Minneota.
The Falcons held a 2-0 lead after one inning on RBI singles from Isaac Simonson and Keaton Skarupa. But the Vikings plated four runs in the bottom of the second, taking the lead for good.
RRC/WWG added an RBI single from Gavin Hesse in the third, the plated a trio of runs in the top of the seventh, including a two-run Skarupa double.
Simonson, Skarupa and Hesse had two hits each in the loss.
Jayden Lang took the pitching loss, working 4-1/3 innings of relief. He allowed seven runs on six hits, walked one and struck out four.
Loyola 201 (12)0 = 15-11-0
MLAC 002 12 = 5-7-4
The wheels fell off for the Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey baseball team in the fourth inning Friday, as the Wolverines fell 15-5 to Mankato Loyola in Mt. Lake.
Loyola blew the game open with a 12-run fourth inning, capitalizing on 11 hits and four Wolverine errors in the game.
MLAC got on the board in the bottom of the second when Kolby Kremmin launched a two-run home run.
Tanner Koetzle added an RBI groundout in the fourth. In the fifth, MLAC scored its final runs on a fielder’s choice and a Khalid Fontanez RBI double.
Kremmin took the pitching loss, allowing 13 runs on 10 hits in 3-2/3 innings of work. He walked two and struck out one.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. JCC, May 10
MLAC: vs. HLOF (at Mt. Lake), May 10
RRC/WWG: vs. MCC, YME (at Lamberton), May 10