Post 91 suffers a setback in loss to AL

Published 9:46 am Monday, July 15, 2019

The Austin Post 91 baseball team could not get out of a couple of early jams in an 8-4 loss to Albert Lea in Marcusen Park Sunday night.

AL scored four runs in the top of the second inning and it added four more runs in the top of the third to seize an 8-1 lead.

AL tallied five hits and scored five unearned runs in those frames.

Austin catcher Dawson Mills loses the ball and his glove while attempting to tag out Albert Lea’s Brock Hammer at home plate in Marcusen Park Sunday night. Rocky Hulne/

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Drew Copley went three-for-four with a pair of RBIs for Post 91 (12-3 overall) and Jackson Oehlfke went two-for-three with an RBI, while allowing just one earned run in four innings on the mound.

AL 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 – 8 8 4
Austin 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 – 4 9 4

Austin pitching: Bryce Strouf (L) 2 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 K; Jackson Oehlfke, 4 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 3 K
Austin hitting: Andrew Schumacher, 1-for-4, R, HBP; Tony Ciola, 0-for-3, R, BB, HBP; Drew Copley, 3-for-4, 2 RBIs; Michael O’Connor, 0-for-3, BB; Tanner Murphy, 1-for-3, HBP; Nate Murphy, 0-for-3, BB; Zach Bollingberg, 2-for-4, R, SB; Dawson Mills, 0-for-4; Strouf, 0-for-1; Oehlfke, 2-for-3, RBI, R

Drew Copley makes solid contact for Austin Post 91 in Marcusen Park Tuesday. Rocky Hulne/