Blooming Prairie baseball team drops regular season finale to Medford

Published 8:54 pm Monday, May 22, 2017

The Blooming Prairie baseball team closed out its regular season with a 6-1 loss to Medford (5-13 overall) in BP Monday.

The Awesome Blossoms (4-15 overall) trailed just 1-0 after five innings, but the Tigers were able to take advantage of multiple BP errors in the last two frames to pull away.

Ian Wayne pitches for Blooming Prairie against Medford in BP Monday. Rocky Hulne/

Sophomore Ian Wayne allowed just one earned run in seven innings in his varsity pitching debut for BP, which will open up the Section 1A West tournament at Southland 5 p.m. Thursday.

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BP pitching: Ian Wayne (W) 7 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 6 R, 1 ER, 1 K, 2 HBP

BP hitting: Seth Peterson, 2-for-2, R, BB; Brad Staska, 1-for-3, RBI; Dylan Nirk, 0-for-2, BB

Blooming Prairie’s Colin Lerum gets in the spirit of ‘Pink Out’ Day for the Awesome Blossoms as he went with a pink beard. Rocky Hulne/