It was a pitcher’s duel and that allowed Windsor/Stew-Stras (17-5) to take a loss to St. Anthony on Wednesday, 3-2.
St. Anthony drew first blood with a run in the 1st. They went up 3-0 with a 2-run 3rd. W/SS answered with their own 2-spot. But from the 3rd inning on the pitchers and the defense was in control.
The top of the W/SS order and the #9 hitter were the only ones who figured in the Devil offense. Hayden Cole, the #4 hitter, drew a walk.
Alex Allen, the #1 hitter, took the loss, but also was 1-for-2. Brandon Helmuth, the #2 hitter, had a single, a stolen base, a run and an RBI. Christian Vonderheide, the #3 hitter, had a double, a sacrifice fly and an RBI. The #9 hitter, Devon Deremiah was 1-for-2.
St. Anthony got two sacrifice flies from Braden Puckett for two of the three Bulldogs scores and he scored the other run.
St. Anthony 3, Windsor/Stew-Stras 2
Sr. A 102 000 0--3-5
W/SS 002 000 0--2-4
W/SS stats: Allen 1-for-2, BB, SB, run; Helmuth 1-for-3, SB, run, RBI; Vonderheide 1-for-2, 2B, sacf, RBI; Cole 0-for-2, BB; Kramer 0-for-3; D. Ohnesorge 0-for-3; Bugger 0-for-3; Moschenrose 0-for-3; Deremiah 1-for-2. Pitching (L) Allen 7 IP, 3 runs, 5 hits, 2 BBs, 4 Ks.
St A stats: Williams 0-for-4; Lorenz 1-for-4, run; Bushur 1-for-2, BB, run; Dasenbrock 1-for-3; Puckett 0-for-1, 2-sacf, 2 RBIs; Kabbes 1-for-3, RBI; Jansen 0-for-3; Gibson 0-for-3; Greene 1-for-2, BB, SB; Pucket run. Pitching (W) Gardewine 7 IP, 2 runs, 4 hits, 2 BBs, 7 Ks.