The Falcons had a 6-run first inning propel them to a 11-2 win Wednesday over the North Branch Vikings at Bell Field.

Ayden Qualey got the win while allowing 2 hits in 5 innings of work.  He threw 72 pitches, 45 strikes with 3 strikeouts, 2 walks and a hit batter.  Hudson Dillon finished the game going 2 innings with 2 strikeouts, 1 walk.  He threw 29 pitches, 17 strikes.

Faribault belted 11 hits led by Hunter Nelson with 2 hits including a double and 2 RBI.

Brad Sartor had 2 hits.  Hudson Dillon 2 hits including a double.

Henry Schoolmeesters did not miss a home run by much with the ball smacking high off the elevated fence down the left field line for a double.

Designated hitter Andy Donahue collected 2 RBI for the Falcons.  Aiden Tobin had a hit and RBI. Michael Crone knocked in the first run.

Qualey with a RBI single, Faribault had 4 stolen bases. Two by Nelson, one for Tobin and one for Braeden Mensing.

Falcons hitter Ben Stoessel at the Plate. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld
Falcons hitter Ben Stoessel at the Plate. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld
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Isaiah Scarborough started on the mound for the Vikings and lasted one inning, allowing 4 hits, 6 runs with 1 strikeout.  He threw 46 pitches, 22 strikes.

North Branch came into the game on a two game win streak.  They are coached by former Faribault Falcon Steve Christensen.

Faribault now 1-5 goes to Albert Lea Tuesday for a doubleheader. First pitch is 4:00 p.m.

North Branch members of the Mississippi 8 Conference are 3-3, host St. Francis 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bell Field Scoreboard in Use. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld
Bell Field Scoreboard in Use. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld
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In other reported scores from around the area Wednesday.

  • Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 10  Kenyon-Wanamingo 0
  • Hayfield 4  NRHEG 3
  • United South Central 11 Glenville-Emmons/Alden-Conger 5
  • Rochester Century 2  Rochester Mayo 1
  • Austin 7  Owatonna 2
  • Red Wing 7  Albert Lea 5
  • Stewartville 19  Goodhue 3
  • Lakeville North 2  Eagan 0
  • Lakeville South 4  Burnsville 3
  • Farmington 7 Prior Lake 1
  • Shakopee 4  Apple Valley 0
  • Eastview 3  Rosemount 0
  • Benilde-St. Margaret's 5  New Prague 2

See how many of these you've played.  Which is your favorite?

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