A great effort by Matthew Twaroski spurred St. Agnes to a 9-1 win in seven innings over Columbia Heights on Monday at Columbia Heights.
Twaroski kept contact to a minimum, striking out eight Columbia Heights batters. Twaroski allowed no earned runs, two hits and three walks over seven innings.
Everything was working at the plate for the St. Agnes in the seventh. In the inning St. Agnes scored eight runs. St. Agnes scored in the seventh on a two-run double by Darius Lopez, a steal of home by Kieran Walsh, a steal of home by Lopez, a walk by Anthony Schreier, a passed ball, a walk by Alexander Halseth, and a walk by Ben Fischer.
Lopez helped St. Agnes take the lead for good in the seventh inning. Halseth walked to get on base in the seventh. He then went from first to second on a single by Fischer.
St. Agnes was sparked by Lopez and Fischer, who teamed up for eight hits and three RBIs. The Aggies improve to 7-2 and will take on DeLaSalle Tuesday night, 7:15 at Parade Stadium.
Dylan Lentz ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just 6 2/3 innings, walked two, struck out 10, and allowed five runs.