Multiple Teams · Aggies pick up 11th win, beat Harding 17-1

St. Agnes jumped out to an early lead on St. Paul Harding and captured a 17-1 victory on Wednesday at St. Paul Harding High School.

Nine runs in the first three innings allowed St. Agnes to put the game away early.

A two-ruIMG_9939n single by Kieran Walsh and a single by Matthew Twaroski during the first inning and a two-run home run by Ben Fischer and an RBI single by Twaroski in the second inning helped St. Agnes put some runs on the board early.

Fischer racked up three RBIs on two hits for St. Agnes.

Darius Lopez‘s five strikeouts helped St. Agnes to the victory. Lopez allowed no earned runs on four hits and one walk over five innings.

Joel Stener ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He allowed nine runs in three innings, walked two and struck out two.IMG_9690

St. Agnes increased its lead with three runs in the third. The inning looked promising, as Joseph Harrington singled, scoring Matt Tibesar to kick things off.

St. Agnes got four-run rallies in the fourth inning and the fifth. In the fourth, St. Agnes scored on an error, bringing home Tibesar.

St. Agnes added four more runs in the top of the fifth. A sacrifice fly scored Tibesar to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by Walsh’s double, plating Greg Dobihal.

The Aggies will host Fridley in a Tri Metro Conference game on Friday, 4:30 pm at Concordia University.

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