Cougars beat Austin baseball team
The Austin baseball team couldn’t avoid the big inning in a 13-6 loss at Mankato East Wednesday.
The Cougars (7-8 overall) sent eight hitters to the plate before recording an out in the third inning as they rallied to take an 8-4 lead. The first four East hitters of the frame walked and Derek Quame belted a grand slam.
Austin (3-14 overall, 2-13 Big Nine) scored twice in the fourth to pull within 8-6, but the Cougars tagged on five more runs in the fourth.
Austin pitching: Quinn Yocom, 2 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 4 ER, Anthony Condit (L), 0 IP, 3 H, 3 ER; Luke Mallory, 3 IP, 7 H, 5 BB, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 K; Andrew Folk, 1 IP, 0 R, 2 K
Austin hitting: Joey Swatfagger, 1-for-1, triple, RBI, 2 R, 3 BBs; Yocom, 1-for-4, R; Preston Higbe, 1-for-3, R, BB; Brady Klingfus, 1-for-4, RBI; Condit, 1-for-2, R, BB; Mike Tindal, 1-for-2, 2 RBIs; Nate Paris, 1-for-3, double, RBI