Glenwood-Lowry Legion off to an 8-0 start this summer

Nine-run first inning sets the tone for a 15-1 win.

The Glenwood-Lowry Post 187 and 253 Legion baseball team is off to an 8-0 start to its summer after a dominant win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on June 21.

Glenwood-Lowry put up nine runs in the first inning in a 15-1 win. They pounded out 14 hits and got a strong performance from Mitchell Gruber and Hunter Johnson on the mound. That duo combined to strike out six batters and allow just two hits through five innings.

Gruber, Darion Alexander, Dylan Alexander and Logan Rood all had three RBIs in the game.

Glenwood-Lowry will try to make it nine straight wins to start the season when the team welcomes in New Ulm for a 5 p.m. first pitch on Friday, June 25.

GLENWOOD-LOWRY 930 03 - 15 14 0


LPGE 000 01 - 1 2 1

GLENWOOD-LOWRY PITCHING - Mitchell Gruber - W, 3IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 3SO; Hunter Johnson - 2IP, 1H, 1R, 1ER, 1BB, 3SO

GLENWOOD-LOWRY OFFENSE - Gruber - 3-4, 2 runs, BB, 3 RBI; Alex Larson - 1-3, 2 BB, 2 runs, RBI; Darion Alexander - 2-4, 3 RBI; Aaron Ver Steeg - 1-2, 2 BB, 2 runs; Riley Johnson - 0-4; Dylan Alexander - 1-1, BB, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Brandon Ortendahl - 1 run; Hunter Johnson - 2-3, BB, 3 runs; Logan Rood - 3-4, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Jace Lindemann - 1-4, 1 run

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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