Faribault Baseball Achieves First Win
The Falcons had a 6-run first inning propel them to a 11-2 win Wednesday over the North Branch Vikings at Bell Field.
Ayden Qualey got the win while allowing 2 hits in 5 innings of work. He threw 72 pitches, 45 strikes with 3 strikeouts, 2 walks and a hit batter. Hudson Dillon finished the game going 2 innings with 2 strikeouts, 1 walk. He threw 29 pitches, 17 strikes.
Faribault belted 11 hits led by Hunter Nelson with 2 hits including a double and 2 RBI.
Brad Sartor had 2 hits. Hudson Dillon 2 hits including a double.
Henry Schoolmeesters did not miss a home run by much with the ball smacking high off the elevated fence down the left field line for a double.
Designated hitter Andy Donahue collected 2 RBI for the Falcons. Aiden Tobin had a hit and RBI. Michael Crone knocked in the first run.
Qualey with a RBI single, Faribault had 4 stolen bases. Two by Nelson, one for Tobin and one for Braeden Mensing.
Isaiah Scarborough started on the mound for the Vikings and lasted one inning, allowing 4 hits, 6 runs with 1 strikeout. He threw 46 pitches, 22 strikes.
North Branch came into the game on a two game win streak. They are coached by former Faribault Falcon Steve Christensen.
Faribault now 1-5 goes to Albert Lea Tuesday for a doubleheader. First pitch is 4:00 p.m.
North Branch members of the Mississippi 8 Conference are 3-3, host St. Francis 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
In other reported scores from around the area Wednesday.
- Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 10 Kenyon-Wanamingo 0
- Hayfield 4 NRHEG 3
- United South Central 11 Glenville-Emmons/Alden-Conger 5
- Rochester Century 2 Rochester Mayo 1
- Austin 7 Owatonna 2
- Red Wing 7 Albert Lea 5
- Stewartville 19 Goodhue 3
- Lakeville North 2 Eagan 0
- Lakeville South 4 Burnsville 3
- Farmington 7 Prior Lake 1
- Shakopee 4 Apple Valley 0
- Eastview 3 Rosemount 0
- Benilde-St. Margaret's 5 New Prague 2
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