Packer baseball team edged out by Tigers in eight inningsPublished 10:35pm Tuesday, April 30, 2013
ALBERT LEA — The Austin baseball team lost nail-biter 6-5 in eight innings at Albert Lea Tuesday.
The Tigers won the game with one out when a runner from third scored on a ground ball.
Austin (2-5 overall, 2-5 overall) had led 5-4 when AL’s Dylan See-Rockers blasted a two-run homer off the left field foul pole in the sixth inning.
The Packers tied the game up in the top of the seventh when Ethan Horstmann knocked in a run.
“It was a very good game,” Austin head coach Troy Watkins said. “It’s just tough and hopefully the ball will bounce our way soon.”
Austin pitching: Nik Gasner, 4 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 3 ER; Jacob Kempen, 2 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 ER, 2 K; Ethan Horstmann (L), 1 1/3 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 ER, 1 K
Austin hitting: Tommy Olmstead, 2-for-4, RBI, R; Gabe Kasak, 2-for-5, RBI, R; Marcus Stoulil, 2-for-4, double, RBI, R; Gasner, 2-for-3, RBI, double, R; Horstmann, 1-for-4, RBI; Steven Clennon, 1-for-3, R; Dylan Gasner, 1-for-4