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Blooming Prairie baseball team falls to WEM

The Blooming Prairie baseball team got off to a slow start when it lost to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (11-3 overall, 7-1 Gopher) by a score of 6-1 in BP Thursday.

BP (2-12 overall, 1-8 Gopher) fell behind 3-0 in the first inning.

“We had too many walks and errors at a bad time, but our play was an improvement from the last few games,” BP head coach Matt Kittelson said.

BP pitching: Seth Peterson (L) 4 IP, 3 H, 7 BB, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 K; Brad Staska, 2 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 K; Payton Simon, 1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 R, 2 K

BP hitting: Staska, 2-for-3, double; Jack Abbe, 1-for-2; Seth Peterson, 1-for-3; Dylan Nirk, 1-for-3; Kory Rafdal 1-for-3