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Austin VFW wins one of two to start the season, will host AL Thursday

The Austin Post 1216 VFW baseball team recently opened its season as it lost 7-2 at Byron on June 2 and it beat the Rochester Stars 3-1 at Rochester Century Sunday.

Nick Robertson and Peyton Ransom, and Brayden Bishop split the pitching duties in the win against the Stars.

Austin will host Albert Lea at Marcusen  Park at 5 p.m.  Thursday.

Byron 7, Austin 2

Austin hitting: Camden Gilles, 2-for-3; Gavin Esplan, RBI

Austin 3, Stars 1

Austin hitting: Brayden Bishop, 2 hits