Post 91 splits opener

The Austin Post 91 Legion Baseball team split its season-opening doubleheader with the Rochester Redhawks. 

Austin won the first game 3-2. Jack Dankert was the winning pitcher. In his last three starts (two with the Packers and the Legion start), Dankert has allowed two earned runs in 16 2/3 innings with four walks and 24 strikeouts.

AUSTIN

POST 91 LEGION DOUBLEHEADER VS. ROCHESTER REDHAWKS
GAME 1
3-2 Win
Improve to 1-0

Jack Dankert: WP (1-0); 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 12 K; 1-3, BB at the plate
Last three outings: 16 ⅔ IP, 10 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 24 K

Hunter Johnson: 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI
AJ Mueller: 1-3, 2B, RBI
Riley Retterath: 0-1, 2 BB

GAME 2
9-8 Loss
Fall to 1-1
Rochester scored six runs in the top of the 5th, Austin responded with five runs in the bottom half

Michael O’Conner: LP (0-1); 2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 2 K

Retterath: 2-2, 2B, 2 RBI
Phillip Zynda: 1-4, 2 RBI
Jack Dankert, Josi Bothun, Kadin Kneeskern: 1 RBI each
Mueller: 0-1, 3 BB