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Otters overcome first game loss, split with Tigers

Published 10:32am Friday, May 10, 2013

The Fergus Falls baseball team was able to overcome a 21-4 first game loss to claim a split against the St. Cloud Tech Tigers Thursday.

The Tigers were able to take advantage of six errors and eight free passes on the way to a game one victory.

Fergus struggled from the mound using five different pitchers in the five inning contest.

The Otters were able to rebound in game two as they rallied from three runs down to top Tech 8-4.

“It’s good to see the boys comeback after getting beatup in the first game,” Otter coach Mark Aho said. “It shows a lot of character.

Reece Johnson got the win as he went the distance for the home team. Teammate Drew Reinertson led the Fergus hitters going three for four with two runs scored.

The Otters will be back in action Friday as they host the Sartell-St. Stephen in another CLC showdown at 6 p.m.

 

Game 1

St. Cloud Tech 21, Fergus Falls 4

SCT 371 10 — 21 18 0

FF 202 00 — 4 7 6

 

WP- Sam Schoberg

LP – Austin Hanson

 

Battery: (SCT) Schoberg and Joe Setrum; (FF) Hanson, Cody Breen (2), Cody Danielson (4), Drew Reinertson (4), Abbot Aho (5) and Walker Heinen.

 

Game 2

FF 002 113 1 — 8 12 4

SCT 301 000 0 — 4 6 2

 

WP – Reece Johnson

LP – Isaac Matchinsky

 

Battery: (FF) Johnson and Heinen; (SCT) Robert Praetorius, Matchinsky (6), Setrum (6) and Noah Voight.

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