Baseball: Kenyon-Wanamingo eliminates Goodhue from 1A playoffsTop-seeded Kenyon-Wanamingo ended Goodhue’s season Tuesday with a 15-5, five-inning victory in Wanamingo.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Top-seeded Kenyon-Wanamingo ended Goodhue’s season Tuesday with a 15-5, five-inning victory in Wanamingo.
The Knights broke the game open with a six-run fourth and added three runs in the fifth. Kenyon-Wanamingo (15-6) finished with 10 hits and was led by Oakley McLain, who went 1-for-2 with three RBI. Peder Sviggum went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Drew Sathrum was 2-for-2 with an RBI.
Kyle Diercks hit a two-run homer for the Wildcats (1-19) in the third inning. Goodhue rallied from a 5-0 deficit in the third inning to tie the game before the Knights pushed a run across in the bottom half of the third to regain the lead.
Logan Breuer went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Wildcats and Riley Augustine was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Austin Buck finished 1-for-3 with a double.
Goodhue pitchers struggled to find the zone throughout the game and had five walks through the first four innings. The Wildcats also committed five errors.
“We ran out of pitching,” Wildcats head coach Eric Schofield said. “We just ran into fatigue.”
Kenyon-Wanamingo struggled with pitching and defense as well. The Knights allowed five walks and made three errors.