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Marcus Stoulil makes contact for the Austin Blue Sox against Westmont, Ill. in the SpamTown Challenge in Marcusen Park Thursday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com
Marcus Stoulil makes contact for the Austin Blue Sox against Westmont, Ill. in the SpamTown Challenge in Marcusen Park Thursday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Blue Sox open SpamTown Challenge with a loss

Published 12:00am Friday, June 27, 2014

The Austin Blue Sox didn’t start out the SpamTown Challenge they way they were hoping to at Marcusen Park Thursday.

Cody Meyer scores in the first inning for the Austin Blue Sox. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com
Cody Meyer scores in the first inning for the Austin Blue Sox. — Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

The Blue Sox committed six errors and they mustered just three hits in a 9-2 loss to the Westmont, Ill. Red Sox (3-6 overall).

Austin (4-4 overall) took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Cody Meyer doubled and scored a run on an error, but it was all downhill from there. Westmont loaded the bases, but it scored just one run in the bottom of the first and the Red Sox posted three runs in the bottom of the second inning.

The Blue Sox will play the St. Paul Capitals Friday at 5 p.m. in Marcusen Park.

Blue Sox 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 — 2 3 6

Westmont 1 3 0 1 3 1 X — 9 11 1

Blue Sox pitching: Cody Schact (L) 3 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 HBP; Jon Mittag, 3 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 K

Blue Sox hitting: Jamie Adams, 0-for-3; Marcus Stoulil, 0-for-3; Cody Meyer, 1-for-3, R; Brian Voigt, 1-for-3,

Jamie Adams of the Blue Sox tags out a Westmont, Ill. runner at second base in Marcusen Park Thursday. -- Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com
Jamie Adams of the Blue Sox tags out a Westmont, Ill. runner at second base in Marcusen Park Thursday. — Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

triple, R; Josh Kunze, 1-for-3, RBI; Brandon Rector, 0-for-1; Lukas Anderson, 0-for-2, BB; Nate Wilson, 0-for-2; Preston Higbe, 0-for-3; Quinn Yocom, 0-for-1, BB; Carter Guthmiller, 0-for-1


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