Austin falls in five inningsPublished 11:00pm Monday, June 18, 2012
Hitting slump continues to plague Legion team
ALBERT LEA — The bats never got a chance to get going Monday night as the Austin Legion team fell 11-0 in five innings to Albert Lea.
Austin sent three pitchers to the mound with starting pitcher Trevor Feuerhak taking the loss and going just 2/3 of and inning.
Jordan Lysne entered in relief and pitched two innings and Jared Gardner finished off the night pitching the final 1 and 1/3 innings.
Austin managed just four hits on the night. Zach Huntley had a double and Marcus Stoulil, Ethan Horstman and Jacob Kempen all had singles.
“We’re just in a real deep hitting slump,” coach Bob Stratton said. “We’re just not putting a bat on the ball.”
Austin will next be in Mankato this weekend for tournament.