7/6/2020 4:21:00 PM Pirates edge Cubs; Lakers fall at Heron Lake
Windom 011 000 0 = 2-7-0 Worthington 000 000 0 = 0-4-3 The Windom Pirates did their damage early and made the lead stand Sunday evening, claiming a 2-0 win over the Worthington Cubs at Worthington.
The Pirates got on the board in the top of the second, scoring on a Jacob Johnson sacrifice fly.
Then, in the third, Conner Redman laced an RBI triple to the right-center gap.
The Pirates worked out of a jam in the bottom of the second after Worthington had runners on second and third with no outs. A grounder turned into a double play after the lead runner was caught between third base and the plate.
Then, in the bottom of the seventh, Worthington had runners on second and third with one out, but back-to-back strikeouts ended the game.
Redman had three of the seven Pirate hits in the win.
Collin Lovell earned the pitching win, allowing three hits and striking out nine in six innings. Kobe Lovell worked a scoreless seventh for the save, striking out two.
The Pirates host the Lakefield Horned Frogs Wednesday at Island Park, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Heron Lake 110 000 0 = 2-6-0 Mt. Lake 000 000 0 = 0-4-3 Heron Lake put two early runs on the scoreboard and made the lead hold up Sunday afternoon, winning a Battle of the Lakers 2-0 over Mt. Lake at Heron Lake.
Mt. Lake was the home team for the game, despite the game being played in Heron Lake.
Heron Lake scored in the top of the first on a Joey Kinley RBI double. Heron Lake added a run in the top of the second when Keegan Klontz scored on an error.
Mt. Lake's best scoring chance went by the wayside in the third inning. The Lakers loaded the bases with one out, but a strikeout and a groundout ended the threat.
Blake Spinks had two of Mt. Lake's four hits in the loss.
Andrew Hirsch took the complete-game loss, allowing six hits and striking out four.
Mt. Lake returns to action Sunday, when it hosts Fairmont at 2 p.m. The game will be played in St. James.