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Amateur baseball: Infield hit wins it for Heron Lake

WINDOM -- An infield hit by Luke Henkels that bounced off the pitcher scored the winning run in the eighth inning Wednesday in an amateur baseball game in Windom.

Heron Lake defeated the host Pirates, 6-5.

Henkels had two hits in the game while teammate Alex Meyer was 2-for-4 with two RBI and Ben Scheevel hit a two-run single in the third.

Drake Borsgard, Brandon Thongvivong and Joel Riordan had two hits apiece for Windom.

Lon Eichenberger was the winning pitcher, going a full nine innings and allowing 10 hits. He walked three and struck out seven. Brad Schlomann was the losing pitcher in relief.


Heron Lake 004 001 010 -- 6 8 2

Windom 002 030 000 -- 5 10 0