The Minden First Bank Juniors were looking for their first win but, in spite of holding leads twice in the contest, ultimately fell to St. Paul 10-7 on May 28 at Ollie Bjorklund Field. With the loss First Bank dropped to 0-5.
First Bank led 2-1 after one inning. Isaac Kuehn singled, scored on Ashton Hawkins’ double, who scored on a double from Austin Lutkemeier.
St. Paul scored three in the top of the second to go up 4-2, which held until the bottom of the third when First Bank plated four to go back ahead 6-4. Another Hawkins double followed by another RBI double from Lutkemeier got the inning rolling. Rylan Holsten was hit by a pitch then Will Runions singled. Orrin Kuehn singled to drive in Hudson Weeder (running for Lutkemeier) and advance Braxton Hatch (running for Holsten) and Runions and both of them scored due to an error.
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