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Austin Post 91 baseball team edges out Winona

The Austin Post 91 Legion baseball team opened up its season with a 3-2 win over Winona on the road Tuesday.

Alex Ciola picked up the pitching win for Austin (1-0 overall) in relief and he scored the game-winning run on an RBI groundout by Riley Retterath in the top of the eighth inning.

Austin pitching: Jack Dankert, 5 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 K; Alex Ciola (W) 3 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 ER, 2 K

Austin hitting: Dankert, 0-for-4; Ciola, 1-for-1, 3 R, 3 BBs; Phillip Zynda, 1-for-3; Pete Conner, 2-for-3, RBI; Riley Retterath, 0-for-4, 2 RBIs; Tanner Steene, 0-for-4; Josi Both, 0-for-2; Hunter Johnson, 0-for-2; Ross Young, 0-for-2, BB