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Baseball: Cards split at Fergus Falls

Brock Anderson

The Alexandria baseball team had a five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday but did earn a split in a doubleheader at Fergus Falls.

The Otters (5-8, 4-7 Central Lakes Conference) won game two 8-2 after the Cardinals (9-5, 6-3 CLC) had won game one, 6-3.

Fergus Falls jumped out early with five runs in the first inning of its win. Alexandria got single runs in the second and fifth frames as the Otters' Ashwin Stratton and Jackson Nelson combined to limit the Cardinals to just four hits.

Game one was a different story as Alexandria grabbed the early lead with two runs in the first. The Cardinals had 11 hits, including three from Matthew Carlsen. Brock Anderson was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBIs, while Jack Hilbrands added two hits and an RBI.

Carter Stockert got the win on the mound by going three innings and allowing one unearned run on two hits and three walks. He struck out three before Riley Nelson and Jason Tikkanen worked the final four innings.

FERGUS FALLS 500 300 0 - 8 8 2

ALEXANDRIA 010 010 0 - 2 4 2

ALEXANDRIA PITCHING - Taylor Jendro - L, 0IP, 3H, 5R, 5ER, 3BB, 0SO; Luke Levasseur - 4IP, 5H, 3R, 1ER, 2BB, 5SO; Calvin Waage - 2IP, 0H, 0R, 4BB, 1SO; Adam Hoeper - 1IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 2SO

ALEXANDRIA OFFENSE - Braden Reisdorf - 0-2, 2 BB; Brock Anderson - 1-3, BB, 1 run; Isaac Peterson - 0-3; Blake Hoelscher - 0-3, BB; Matthew Carlsen - 2-4, 1 run, RBI; Josh Wegner - 1-3; Michael Kuhn - 0-2, BB; Jack Hilbrands - 0-2, BB; Mitch Toivonen - 0-3

ALEXANDRIA 200 201 1 - 6 11 4

FERGUS FALLS 010 101 0 - 3 5 4

ALEXANDRIA PITCHING - Carter Stockert - W, 3IP, 2H, 1R, 0ER, 3BB, 3SO; Riley Nelson - 3IP, 3H, 2R, 0ER, 2BB, 1SO; Jason Tikkanen - 1IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 1SO

ALEXANDRIA OFFENSE - Reisdorf - 2-5, 1 run, RBI; Thomas Anderson - 0-5; Peterson - 1-3, 1 run; B. Anderson - 2-3, 2B, BB, 2 RBI; Hoelscher - 0-4, RBI; Carlsen - 3-4, 2B, 2 runs; Stockert - 0-2; Nelson - 0-1; Kuhn - 1-1, 1 run, RBI; Wegner - 0-2, 2 BB; Hilbrands - 2-4, RBI; Hoeper - 1 run

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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