Blue Sox advance to supersections

Published 10:33pm Sunday, August 12, 2012

The Austin Blue Sox punched their ticket to the Super Section tournament when they beat the Rochester Royals 5-4 in 10 innings in Marcusen Park Saturday.

Brian Voigt picked up the win by pitching nine innings while allowing just one earned run. Voigt also knocked in the winning run in the top of the tenth with a bloop single to score John Kirby, who doubled to start the frame.

The Blue Sox (16-17 overall) and Austin Greyhounds will open the Super-Section tournament Friday.

Blue Sox 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 — 5 12 2

Royals 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 — 4 10 2

Blue Sox pitching: Brian Voigt (W), 9 IP, 9 H, 2 BB 4 R, 1 ER, 5 K; Brady Banse (S), 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R

Blue Sox hitting: Chris May, 1-for-5, 2 RBIs; John Kirby, 4-for-5, 2 R; Josh Kunze, 2-for-4, R; Voigt, 3-for-5, RBI; Brady Klingfus, 1-for-4, HBP; Brandon Rector, 2-for-5, RBI, R, SB; Preston Higbe, 0-for-3, RBI


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