Trojans defeat Cardinals, 6-2, Arrows edge Eagles 5-3 (baseball wrap-up)
FAIRMONT -- Trojan starter Justin Lewis (pictured right) gave up no runs on no hits while striking out five and walking three over four inning to earn the victory on the hill, as Worthington defeated then host Fairmont Cardinals, 6-2, Friday evening in a non-conference baseball contest.
Mitchell Jensen picked up the save for the Trojans (4-4, 6-5) giving up two runs on three hits while striking out one and walking one over the final three innings.
Josh Fitzgerald suffered the loss for the Cardinals, giving up two earned runs on three hits in four innings of work.
Joe Ahrens (two runs scored) was 3-for-3 at the plate for the Trojans, including a solo home run. Derek Busswitz and Brandon Schroeder each had a 2-run single, while Mike Vorwald, Travis Meinders and Jensen each had singles in the game.
Fitzgerald, Brandon Wohlrabe, and Conner Gutter had hits for the Cardinals.
The Trojans host the Marshall Tigers on Tuesday.
R H E
WHS 002 040 0 -- 6 8 3
Fair. 000 001 1 -- 2 3 2
Pipestone Area 5, Windom 3
WINDOM -- In a game that was played over three different dates due to weather conditions, the Arrows (5-1, 7-3) outlasted the Eagles to win a Southwest Conference contest Friday afternoon.
Greg Quist gave up one hit and struck out three in four innings to earn the victory for the Arrows. Sammi Schneider struck out two and walked no one over the final two innings to pick up the save.
Charlie Dunnick gave up two earned runs on six hits while striking out seven and walking three over six innings in suffering the loss for the Eagles (3-5, 5-6).
R H E
Windom 003 000 0 -- 3 3 2
PA 301 100 x -- 5 6 1
RRC/W-WG 12, SWU 3
HERON LAKE -- Justin Knakmuhs went 2-for-4 with two home runs, including a seventh-inning grand slam, to lead the Falcons (2-4, 2-7) past the Wildcats Friday in a Red Rock Conference baseball tilt.
The Falcons' Josh Fredrickson allowed two earned runs on 10 hits while striking out nine and walking five to earn the complete-game victory on the hill.
Kirk McBreen suffered the loss for the Wildcats (4-4, 4-8), giving up three earned while striking out seven and walking three over five innings.
Mason Comnick followed Knakmuhs at the plate, going 2-for-3 with three runs scored for the Falcons.
McBreen, Tyler Timko, Derek Stenzel and Sean Haberman each had a pair of hits for SWU.
The Wildcats host JCC on Monday, while the Falcons host Edgerton on Tuesday.
R H E
R/W 200 141 4 -- 12 9 2
SWU 110 010 0 -- 3 10 5