Rebels sweep Blossoms
The Awesome Blossoms baseball team feel twice, 5-1 and 14-6, in a doubleheader against United South Central Rebels (7- 4, 6-1 Gopher Conference) on Thursday, May 2.
Blooming Prairie’s record fell to 3-8 for the season, and they are just 1-7 in the conference.
In the first game, USC scored its five runs on seven hits. The Rebels did commit three errors, while the Blossoms managed only one run on two hits with five errors.
The Rebels scored single runs in the first, second and fifth innings, and put the game out of reach with two more runs in the sixth.
BP scored their lone run in the fourth inning.
The Blossoms’ Ian Wayne pitched well, giving up just one earned run, but the team’s only managed a pair of hits and committed five errors drastically decreased his chances on pitching up the win.
Luke Rennie and Wayne had the lone hits for the Blossoms.
REBELS SCORE EASY WIN
In the second game the Blossoms manufactured nine hits, but again, five errors led to their downfall.
USC came away with an easy 14-6 victory.
The Rebels scored four times in the third inning and put the game safely out of reach with seven runs in the final inning.
The Blossoms managed a single run in the first, four in the fourth and one in the fifth, but were shut down in the final two innings. USC had 14 runs on12 hits and only committed one error while BP had six runs on nine hits and five costly errors.
Karson Vigeland had two hits and scored a run, Payton Simon had one hit and two RBIs and Alex Miller had two hits and scored two runs.
BP BLANKS HOUSTON
The Awesome Blossom baseball team made an infrequent trip to Siebert Field at the University of Minnesota on Saturday, April 27, and enjoyed the occasion.
BP knocked out Houston (3-7, 3-4 Southeast Conference) in the five-inning contest 17-0.
Simon pitched the shutout, allowing just four hits in the five innings.
BP hitters pounded out 12 hits, led by Luke Rennie.
Rennie had three hits, scored three times and drove in three runs. Miller added two hits, and Tim Wolf, Ian Wayne, Colin Lerum and Trent Swenson all contributed a hit and a run.
The Blossoms scored their 17 runs on 12 hits and committed no errors.
Houston had four hits and zero errors.