Hounds knocked off by Bandits at state

Published 12:38am Saturday, August 31, 2013

MAPLE LAKE — The Austin Greyhounds had their season come to an end at the Class ‘B’ state tournament when they lost to the Eagan Bandits 7-6 in Maple Lake Friday.

The Bandits scored four runs in the eighth inning to take the lead for good.

Austin committed four errors in the loss, including a throwing error that allowed two runs in the eighth.

“It was a tough way to go out,” Hounds manager John Frein said. “We feel we could have gotten a few more state tourney wins.”

Hounds 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 — 6 14 4

Bandits 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 X — 7 9 0

Hounds pitching: Joe Huffman (L), 7 1/3 IP, 8 H, 2 BB, 7 R, 6 ER, 5 K; Zach Schara 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R

Hounds hitting: Andy Swank, 1-for-4, R, BB; Joe Kroc, 2-for-4, RBI, 2 R, SB; Matt Cano, 2-for-5, double, RBI, R; Craig Braaten, 3-for-4, 2 RBIs, BB; Dave Adams, 1-for-4, BB; Matt Raso, 2-for-4, double, RBI, BB; Tyler Leopold, 1-for-4, BB; John Frein, 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 BBs

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