5/10/2013 1:35:00 PM Falcons rally past Wolverines Thursday
RRC/WWG 000 034 4 = 11-7-2 MLA 200 000 2 = 4-5-1 Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove rallied in its final three at-bats Thursday to claim an 11-4 victory over Mt. Lake Area at Mt. Lake.
The Wolverines jumped to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Austin Watkins plated a run with a single and later scored on a groundout by Andrew Hirsch.
It stayed that way until the fifth when RRC/WWG's scored three runs behind aggressive baserunning. Tyler Schoborg singled and stole second. He moved to third when Brady Bierl reached on a dropped third strike. The two then executed a double steal, scoring a run. Bierl stole third when Matt Otto walked, and Dillion Benson drove in the tying run with a single. Thomas Blomgren then plated the go-ahead run with a groundout.
In the sixth, the Falcons stretched the lead with four runs. An RBI single by Jacob Otto and a two-run double by Benson sparked the inning.
RRC/WWG then put the game away with a four-run seventh. Three runs scored on wild pitches and Andy Merrick plated a run on a fielder's choice.
MLA scored its final two runs in the seventh on a single by Nathan Adrian.
Benson had two hits in the win for the Falcons.
Levi Jahnke had two hits for MLA in the loss.
Kolby Davis took the pitching win for the Falcons, throwing a complete-game five-hitter. He walked two and struck out six.
Andrew Hirsch worked the first 5-2/3 innings for the Wolverines in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. Windom: vs. JCC and LCWM, May 10 MLA: vs. Wabasso (at Mt. Lake), May 11 RRC/WWG: at MCC (Slayton), May 11