Tiger lose late lead to Winona in Baseball, Hear from Head Coach Jay Enderson recapping 2 games this week
Story by Mitchell Geislinger
Albert Lea Varsity Tigers Falls to Winona Winhawks Varsity After Sixth Inning Score

Wednesday’s game against Winona Winhawks Varsity was a heartbreaker for Albert Lea Varsity Tigers, as they lost the lead late in a 10-6 defeat.  The game was tied at six with Winona Winhawks Varsity batting in the bottom of the sixth when Tyler Kelner doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.

Albert Lea Varsity Tigers collected 6 hits and Winona Winhawks Varsity had 8 in the high-scoring affair.

Albert Lea Varsity Tigers got things moving in the first inning, when Ben Kuiters lined out, driving in a run.

Albert Lea Varsity Tigers put up three runs in the third inning.  Albert Lea Varsity Tigers batters contributing to the big inning included Dakota Jahnke, Kuiters, and Mike Olson, who each had RBIs in the inning.

Carson Jones was credited with the victory for Winona Winhawks Varsity. The righty lasted three and a third innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out one.  Marcus Winter threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Jahnke took the loss for Albert Lea Varsity Tigers. Jahnke allowed four hits and three runs over one-third of an inning.

Jacob Skinness started the game for Albert Lea Varsity Tigers. The pitcher allowed five hits and 5 runs over five innings, striking out five Cody Hundorf started the game for Winona Winhawks Varsity. The lefthander went two and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on five hits and striking out three

Kuiters and Jahnke each managed multiple hits for Albert Lea Varsity Tigers.

Winona Winhawks Varsity totaled 8 hits in the game.  Winter, Kelner, Jones, and Brenden Full all had multiple hits for Winona Winhawks Varsity. Hundorf made the most plays with  eight.

Aaron talked with Head Coach Jay Enderson about the 0-2 start, after losses against Mankato West and Winona