Owatonna downs Austin Post 91

Published 10:07 pm Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Austin Post 91 baseball team lost 14-4 in six innings at Owatonna Thursday.

Austin starter Brady Klingfus was knocked out of the game early, allowing six runs in just over one inning pitched.

Owatonna (11-5 overall) led 7-0 before Austin (4-13 overall) rallied to make it 7-4 in the top of the third.

Luke Mallory knocked in two runs with a single for Post 91, which has lost five straight.

Owatonna ended the game with the 10-run rule when it scored four runs off reliever Mark Harber.

Autin was out-hit 16-4 in the loss.

Austin 0 0 4 0 0 0 — 4 4 1

Owatonna 2 5 0 3 0 4 — 14 16 0

Austin pitching: Brady Klingfus (L), 1 1/3 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 6 ER; Luke Mallory 1 2/3 IP, 5 H, 4 ER; Adam McMasters, 2 IP, 0 R; Mark Harber, 1/3 IP, 6 H, 4 BB, 6 R, 4 ER

Austin hitting: Quinn Yocum 1-for-3 SB, Preston Higbe HBP R, Adam McMasters BB, R, Joey Swatfager, BB, R, RBI, Mark Harber 1-for-2, double, RBI, BB, Mallory 1-for-1 2 RBIs, Robert Wahlert 1-for-3, R.

Owatonna pitching: Brandon Hager IP-2 2/3 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 4 ER, 1K; Nate Zimmermann (W), 3 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K

Owatonna hitting: Quinn Christenson 1-for-3, 2 R, Sheridan Skala 1-for-1 triple, 2 R; Sam Zappa 2-for-2 double, triple, 3 R; Matt Simon 3-for-4, double, 2 RBIs; Mike Sebring 2-for-4, 3RBIs 3 R, SB; Nate Hager 1-for-4 RBI, R; Josh Zeman 3-for-4, 2 RBIs, 2 R; Nate Zimmermann 2-for-4, 2 RBIs, R; Travis Hilstad 1-for-4 RBI.