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Ciola and Serratore launch homers as Hounds pound out Winona

The Austin Greyhounds put on a solid hitting display as they topped Winona 14-1 in seven innings in Winona Wednesday night.

Alex Ciola crushed a solo home run to get the Hounds started in a five-run third inning and former Kansas State player Steve Serratore launched a three-run homer to break the game open in the fifth inning.

The Hounds (4-3 overall, 3-1 League play) are now 3-1 overall in league play and they will host the Rochester Roadrunners at 6 p.m. Sunday in Marcusen Park.

Hounds pitching: John Kirby (W) 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 6 K; Steve Serratore, 1 IP, 0 R

Hounds hitting: Daniel Bollingberg, 1-for-5, R; Alex Ciola, 1-for-2, HR, 2 RBIs, 3 R; Jordan Hart, 2-for-3, RBI, 3 R; Serratore, 2-for-3, HR, 3 RBIs, 3 R; Eric Torres, 0-for-2, 2 RBIs, 2 R; Hunter Guyette, 0-for-4, RBI, R; Miguel Castro, 2-for-5, 2 RBIs, R; Angel Santiago, 1-for-1, RBI; Jack Dankert, 1-for-3, RBI