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Cannon Falls designated hitter Noah Callister takes a cut at a pitch during Saturday's CCVL Class C tournament championship game against Hampton at Hampton. Callister went 2-for-3 in the Bears' 4-3 victory. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Amateur Baseball: Cannon Falls top Hampton for tourney title

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HAMPTON – With the game-tying run 90 feet away on third base, the pressure was on for Luke Winchell.

With Cannon Falls holding a slim 4-3 lead, Winchell had already gotten out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning. The pressure was on again in the ninth as Hampton’s Rhett Hebig led off the top of the inning with a double. After Hebig moved to third on a sacrifice fly, Winchell went after the Cardinals’ No. 5 hitter, Patrick Strey.


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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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