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Austin Post 91 splits a doubleheader at Faribault

The Austin Post 91 Legion baseball team salvaged a split in a doubleheader at Faribault Thursday. Austin lost the opening game 10-7 and it won the nightcap 5-3.

Faribault committed six errors in the nightcap and Austin’s Luke Hawkshead and Ross Young each had an RBI in the win.

Austin (2-1 overall) lost the first game of the doubleheader when Faribault hit a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Faribault 10, Austin 7

Austin hitting: Jack Dankert, 2-for-5, double, 2 RBIs, R; Alex Ciola, 0-for-5; Phillip Zynda, 1-for-4; Pete Conner, 1-for-5; Hunter Johnson, 1-for-4, R; Riley Retterath, 3-for-4, R, double, RBI; Josi Both, 1-for-3, 2 R, BB; Luke Hawkshead, 1-for-4; Ross Young, 0-for-2, 2 R, BB

Austin 5, Faribault 3

Austin hitting: Dankert, 0-for-4; Ciola, 0-for-4, R; Zynda, 2-for-4, double, R; Conner, 1-for-3, BB; Retterath, 0-for-4; Johnson, 1-for-4, double, R; Bothun, 0-for-2, R; Hawkshead, 1-for-3, double, RBI; Young, 1-for-2, double, RBI, R, BB