Austin VFW baseball team sweeps Cannon Falls

Published 11:26 pm Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Austin VFW Post #1216 traveled to Cannon Falls Saturday and picked up a pair of 6-0 wins to get a sweep.

Austin (8-2 District) won game one behind a strong pitching performance from Riley Wempner, who pitched six innings and scattered three hits while walking one batter and striking out four. Jack Dankert had three RBIs while Wempner drove in two.

In game two, Andrew Schumacher and Holden Londino-Green each connected for two hits and an RBI.

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Ross Young got the win for Austin while Luke Hawkshead struck out five in three innings of work.

Austin 6, CF 0

Austin pitching: Riley Wempner (W) 6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 4 K; Michael O’Connor 1 IP, 0 R,

3 K

Austin hitting: Jack Dankert 1-for-3, double, 1 R, 3 RBI, HBP, SB; Wempner

1-for-4, 2 RBI; O’Connor SB; Hunter Guyette 1-for-2, double, 1 R; Josi

Bothun 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 SB, HBP; Pete Conner 0-for-2; 1 R,2 BB, 2 SB; Ross

Young 0-for-1, 2 R, HBP, BB, SB, RBI

Austin 6, CF 0

Austin pitching: Ross Young (W) 2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 K, 2 BB; Hunter Johnson 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB; Hawkshead 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 5 K

Austin hitting: Schumacher 2-for-4, 1 R, double, SB, RBI; Kaiden Kneeskern

0-for-3, BB, SB; Londino-Green 2-for-3, double, R, SB, RBI; O’Connor

1-for-2, double, R, 2 SB, HBP, BB; Tony Ciola 1-for-2, 2 BB, SB, RBI; Riley

Retterath 0-for-4, R, RBI; Jaxon Bell 1-for-4, R, SB, RBI; Nate Murphy

0-for-1, BB, HBP; AJ Mueller 1-for-3, SB, RBI; Dankert R