Austin Post 1216 wins on walk-off single by Conner

Published 11:14pm Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Austin Post 1216 VFW baseball team opened its season with a 3-2 win over Owatonna in Marcusen Park Wednesday.

Austin (1-0 overall) won the game in walk-off fashion as Nate Conner drove in the winning run with a two-out, RBI single in the seventh inning. Owatonna walked Daniel Bollingberg to get to Conner.

Jake Reinartz struck out six without allowing an earned run for Austin and Trevor Stevens picked up the win in relief.

Austin pitching: Jake Reinartz, 5 IP, 2 H, 3 BB, 2 R, 0 ER, 6 K; Trevor Stevens (W) 2 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 R, 1 K

Austin hitting: Stevens, 1-for-4, R; Dylan Gasner, 2-for-4, R; Daniel Bollingberg, 2-for-3, R, BB; Alex Ciola, 0-for-2, BB; Shane Johannsen, 1-for-3

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