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Sports roundup from Tuesday, June 17


St. Cloud 4, Alexandria 1

The St. Cloud Rox avenged a loss from the night before against Alexandria by beating the Blue Anchors 4-1 on Tuesday in St. Cloud.

The Blue Anchors couldn’t solve Rox starter Tim Faix as he got the win in six innings of work. He lowered his ERA to 1.80 on the summer by allowing just one run on four hits and one walk. He struck out three.

Jason Zgardowski countered him and went six solid innings himself. Both of the runs he allowed were unearned as he scattered five hits and two walks but took the loss as Alexandria committed two errors on the night.

The Blue Anchors had seven hits in the game with seven different players collecting one. Ryan Busch followed a home run on Monday night with a double on Tuesday.

The Blue Anchors will be at La Crosse tonight at 7:05 to face the Loggers.


Alexandria 17, East Grand Forks 8 (Game two); East Grand Forks 11, Alexandria 10 (Game one)

The Alexandria Legion baseball team split a doubleheader at East Grand Forks on Tuesday night as the offenses for both teams erupted to score a total of 46 runs.

East Grand Forks won on a Taylor Brierley sacrifice fly in game one. It was a game that saw Alexandria lead by as many as four runs and trail by as many as five. Mitch Thompson had a two-run home run in the first inning to get Alexandria out to a 4-0 lead.

Alexandria wasted no time jumping all over East Grand Forks in the second game. They scored seven in the first inning and eight in the second. Dan Kuhn got the win on the mound.

Click here for more from the doubleheader.  

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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