Cannon Falls Baseball Sweeps Lourdes
Despite cold temperatures Saturday the Cannon Falls Bombers hosted Rochester Lourdes in two 5-inning games improving their record to 6-1 on the season.
Scores were 7-4 and 7-6. In the 7-4-win, Cannon Falls took a 6-0 lead after three innings, saw the Eagles score 3 runs in the 4th inning and another in the 5th.
Jaden Winchell achieved the win going 4 innings with 3 runs allowed, all earned. Winchell struck out 5, walked 2 and allowed 3 hits. Jack Meyers threw an inning of relief to earn the save with 2 strikeouts, 2 hits, 1 run allowed.
Jon Banks, Jack Meyers, Aaron Melhouse each had 2 hits for Cannon Falls. Nick Barrett had 2 RBI for the Bombers. They had 9 hits, 1 error while the Eagles had 5 errors, 5 hits and left 5 runners on base.
In the 7-6 victory, Ari Wells clobbered 3 hits including 2 doubles for 2 RBI, Aidan Jahns had 2 hits, 2 RBI and Cannon Falls had 4 stolen bases.
Nick Bowron hit a solo home run for the Eagles.
TJ Grimes earned the win on the hill going 3 1/3 innings with 5 hits allowed, 5 runs, 2 earned, 4 walks, 7 strikeouts.
Ari Wells got the save after pitching 1 2/3 innings with 1 hit, 1 run, 3 walks, 1 strikeout.
Rochester Lourdes had a 5-3 lead going into the third inning when the Bombers blasted for 4 runs.
The Eagles left 9 runners on base while Cannon Falls left 4.
The Bombers had 8 hits, Lourdes 6 hits in the game.
Each team finished with 1 error.
Rochester Lourdes has a 0-4 record and hosts Byron Monday, April 24, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Cannon Falls is at Kasson-Mantorville for a 5:00 p.m. game Monday also.
In other Saturday contests:
- Eagan 5 Grand Rapids 2
- Minneapolis Washburn 11 Tri-City United 5
- Rochester Mayo 4 Edina 2
- Kenyon-Wanamingo at Wabasha-Kellogg Postponed
- St. Charles at Pine Island Postponed
- Randolph at Plainview-Elgin-Millville Cancelled
- Lake City at Cotter Postponed
Monday baseball games scheduled:
- Northfield at Faribault 5:00 p.m.
- Wabasha-Kellogg at Dover-Eyota 4:00 p.m. (Doubleheader)
- Waseca at Maple River (Time listed is 11:00 a.m.)
- Farmington at Eagan 4:30 p.m.
- Southland at Goodhue 4:30 p.m.
- Waterville-Elysian-Morristown at Cleveland 4:30 p.m.
- Eastview at Apple Valley 4:30 p.m.
- ML/GHEC/Truman at NRHEG 4:30 p.m.
- Burnsville at Lakeville South 4:30 p.m.
- Rosemount at Lakeville North 4:30 p.m.
- Hayfield at Houston 4:30 p.m.
- Fillmore Central/Lanesboro at Mabel-Canton 4:30 p.m.
- St. Louis Park at New Prague 4:30 p.m.
- Shakopee at Prior Lake 4:30 p.m.
- Rushford-Peterson at Spring Grove 4:30 p.m.
- J-W-P at Kenyon-Wanamingo 5:00 p.m.
- John Marshall at Albert Lea 5:00 p.m.
- LeSueur-Henderson at Belle Plaine 5:00 p.m.
- Lake City at Chatfield 5:00 p.m.
- Pine Islaned at Zumbrota-Mazeppa 5:00 p.m.
- United South Central at Randolph 5:00 p.m.
- Red Wing at Rochester Mayo 5:00 p.m.
- Triton at Mankato Loyola 6:15 p.m. ISG Field