Austin's Dylan Gasner lines a single in the first inning of Austin's 17-2 loss to Northfield in a VFW baseball game at Marcusen Park Tuesday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com
Austin's Dylan Gasner lines a single in the first inning of Austin's 17-2 loss to Northfield in a VFW baseball game at Marcusen Park Tuesday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Errors pile up on Austin VFW baseball team in loss to Northfield

Published 8:37pm Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Things went about as bad as they could’ve for the Austin Post 1216 VFW baseball team in a 17-2 loss to Northfield in Marcusen Park Tuesday.

Austin's Nate Conner makes a throw from second base for the VFW baseball team as Northfield's Tommy McDonald slides in Marcusen Park Tuesday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com
Austin’s Nate Conner makes a throw from second base for the VFW baseball team as Northfield’s Tommy McDonald slides in Marcusen Park Tuesday. — Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Austin (10-5 overall, 4-4 District) committed eight errors in the loss and Northfield tacked on eight runs in the top of the seventh to put the game away.

Austin trailed 1-0 going into the bottom of the first inning when Post 1216 had its first three runners reach base. But with the bases loaded and no outs, the next three Austin hitters were retired in order to end the threat.

Austin got on the board in the fourth when Jason Stoulil and Dylan Gasner each had RBI singles to make it a 6-2 game.

Austin pitcher Daniel Bollingberg allowed just two earned runs in five innings of work.

Northfield 1 2 0 3 3 0 8 — 17 15 0

Austin 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 — 2 7 8

Austin pitching: Daniel Bollingberg (L), 5 IP, 11 H, 1 BB, 9 R, 2 ER, 3 K, 1 HBP; Nate Conner, 1 2/3 IP, 4 H, 4 BB, 8 ER, 4 K, 1 HBP; Jason Stoulil, 1/3 IP, 0 R

Austin's Daniel Bollingberg goes through his wind-up against Northfield in Marcusen Park Tuesday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com
Austin’s Daniel Bollingberg goes through his wind-up against Northfield in Marcusen Park Tuesday. — Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Austin hitting: Isaac Schumacher, 1-for-2, 2 BBs; Dylan Gasner, 2-for-4, RBI; Trevor Stevens, 1-for-2; Jordan Hart, 0-for-3; Bollingberg, 0-for-3; Nate Conner, 1-for-3, R, SB, BB; Alex Ciola, 0-for-1, 2 BBs; Brandon Bickel, 1-for-3, R; Stoulil, 1-for-3, RBI; Sam Swenson, 0-for-2


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