Amateur baseball: Cubs go 2-1 on weekend
DAILY GLOBE The Worthington Cubs won two tight games and lost another over the Memorial Day weekend, and Heron Lake split a pair.A sixth-inning RBI single by Josh Wasmund gave Worthington a 7-6 win over visiting Fairmont on Sunday in a seven-inni...
The Worthington Cubs won two tight games and lost another over the Memorial Day weekend, and Heron Lake split a pair.
A sixth-inning RBI single by Josh Wasmund gave Worthington a 7-6 win over visiting Fairmont on Sunday in a seven-inning affair. In another seven-inning game Sunday, the Cubs defeated Jackson 5-4.
Lucas Henning threw six innings and struck out 10 for the Cubs against Fairmont. And Justin Saufley, who picked up the save against Fairmont, pitched three innings in relief against Jackson to get the win.
Worthington scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning against Jackson, the last one coming home on a hit batter.
Wasmund and AJ Hayenga each had three hits in the first game. Nate Jensen had three hits in the second game.
Pipestone defeated the Cubs 7-4 in a nine-inning game on Monday. Doug Mead, who went seven innings on the mound, picked up the win. Ryan Lee took the loss.
Ryan Schwagel had three hits for Pipestone while Mead and Danny Moffitt each had two. Wasmund hit a two-run homer for the Cubs.
Heron Lake defeated Lakefield 6-5 on Sunday and lost 12-5 to Hadley on Monday.
Austin Watkins pitched the last for innings for the Lakers against Lakefield and got the win. He also had two hits and scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth on an infield single.
Lucas Knutson had two hits for Heron Lake in the game.
Hadley scored 10 runs in the fourth inning en route to its win over the Lakers on Monday. The highlight was a three-run home run by Nick Bruning.
Justin Reinsma was the winning pitcher.
Joey Kinley had three hits for Heron Lake, including a solo home run and a triple.
In another game Sunday, Hadley edged Pipestone 5-3. Bruning had three hits in that game and Max Zwart was the winning pitcher in relief.