Packer baseball team tops Cougars in opener

Published 8:04 am Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The Austin baseball team opened its season with a 4-2 win over Mankato East in Mankato Tuesday.

Austin (1-0 overall) trailed 1-0 to start the game, but Kody Blom and Isaac Stromlund each had key hits to help give the Packers a couple of two-run innings.

Austin pitching: Nick Robertson (W) 4 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 4 K; Sam Oehlfke, 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 4 K; Peyton Ransom (S) 1 IP, 0 R, 3 K

Austin hitting: Lathan Wilson, 1-for-1, 2 BBs, 3 SB, R; Peyton Ransom, 1-for-4, 2 SB