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Sunday, May 19, 2024

BASEBALL: Eagles split with Falcons, Cards

RRC/WWG 000 230 = 5-4-5
Windom 324 132 = 15-10-3

The Windom Eagle baseball team wrapped up its home schedule by winning the second game of a split doubleheader at Island Park, defeating Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 15-5.

The Eagles raced to a 9-0 lead through the first three innings and scored in each of their trips to the plate, eventually ending the game with a pair of runs in the sixth.

Windom got off to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, scoring two runs on an error and one on a wild pitch.

The Eagles added a run on a wild pitch in the second and had a Josh Garrison RBI single.

In the third, Drew Rothenberger hit an RBI single and three runs scored on errors, giving the Eagles a 9-0 lead.

RRC/WWG got on the board in the top of the fourth, scoring a run on an error. The Eagles got that run back in the bottom of the inning, scoring on a wild pitch after a strikeout.

RRC/WWG cut the deficit to 10-4 in the fifth. Vander Mathiowetz hit an RBI groundout, Isaac Simonson had an RBI single and a run scored two on wild pitches.

The Eagles answered in the bottom of the inning, scoring on an error, a Chayton Struck RBI single and a Hayden Tietz RBI double.

Windom ended the game with a pair of runs in the sixth, scoring on a Tucker Renquist RBI single and a wild pitch.

Quintin Tietz, Garrison and Hayden Tietz each had two hits for the Eagles.

Hunter Palm worked the first four innings for the win, allowing three hits and a walk while fanning five.

Simonson took the loss for the Falcons, allowing two hits and five walks in 1-1/3 innings.

Luverne 410 022 0 = 9-8-2
Windom 000 000 0 = 0-2-3

The Windom Eagle baseball team couldn’t get its offense on track in the first game of a split doubleheader Thursday at Island Park, falling 9-0 to Luverne.

Cardinal pitcher Zach DeBoer held the Eagles to two hits in the game.

Meanwhile, the Cardinals jumped to an early lead, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning and never looking back.

Drew Rothenberger took the pitching loss, allowing eight hits and three walks in 4-2/3 innings. He struck out five.

Madelia MLAC 000 121 0 = 4-5-1
ESWC 020 120 x = 5-8-1

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey had chances to tie the game late but couldn’t push the tying run across the plate Friday, falling 5-4 to Edgerton/Southwest Christian at Edgerton.

The Dutchmen built an early lead, but the Wolverines battled back. Jake Evers plated a run on a fourth inning fielder’s choice. Then, back-to-back RBI doubles from Aiden Penner and Kaleb Nowak made the score 4-3 in the fifth.

Trailing 5-3 in the sixth, the Wolverines scored on a wild pitch. But with the potential tying run at second, a strikeout and flyout ended the threat.

MLAC then put two runners in scoring position in the seventh, but a strikeout ended the game.

Penner had two hits in the loss. He also took the complete-game pitching loss, allowing eight hits and two walks while fanning four.

RRC/WWG 001 202 0 = 5-6-3
TMB 030 101 1 = 6-7-3

Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove couldn’t hang onto the lead Friday as Tracy-Milroy-Balaton rallied for a walk-off 6-5 win at Tracy.

TMB led early, but the Falcons scored on a balk in the third inning. Jayden Lang added an RBI single in the fourth.

Then, in the sixth, the Falcons took a 5-4 lead on a double steal and a wild pitch.

TMB tied the game with a run in the bottom of the sixth, then scored on a walk-off single in the seventh.

Jayden Lang had two hits for the Falcons.

Hudsen Jenniges took the pitching loss, working the final two-thirds of an inning.

Madelia 200 37 = 12-15-0
MLAC 000 00 = 0-3-5

MLAC 100 10 = 2-6-3
Madelia 314 0x = 8-9-0

Madelia picked up a non-conference doubleheader sweep over Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey Thursday in Mt. Lake, winning 12-0 and 8-2.

In the opener, the Blackhawks led 2-0 in the first, then scored three in the fourth and seven in the fifth.

The Wolverines were held to three hits in the game and got only one baserunner into scoring position.

Tyler Dick took the pitching loss, working four-plus innings.

In the nightcap, the Wolverines got on the board in the first inning on a Jake Evers RBI single.

Evers plated MLAC’s other run with a fourth-inning groundout.

Sam Pidde had three hits in the loss.

Alex Blom worked the first three innings, allowing eight runs on nine hits.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Marshall, May 23
MLAC: at Cleveland, May 22
RRC/WWG: vs. RCW (at Milroy Irish Yard), May 23

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