Post 91 gets a split as Dankert tosses a gem

Published 5:59 pm Monday, June 19, 2017

The Austin Post 91 Legion baseball team split a doubleheader against North Saint Paul in Marcusen Park Saturday. Austin won the opener 3-2 and it lost 9-2 in the nightcap.

Jack Dankert allowed just two hits as he struck out eight to pick up the win in the first game for Post 91 (3-2 overall).

Austin 3, North Saint Paul 2

Austin pitching: Jack Dankert (W) 7 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 R, 0 ER, 8 K

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

North Saint Paul 9, Austin 2

Austin pitching: Ciola (L) 3 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 K; Hawkshead, 2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER; Johnson, 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R; Retterath, 1 IP, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 ER

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