Albert Lea Post 56 beats Austin 13-3

Published 9:08 am Monday, June 27, 2011

AUSTIN — The Albert Lea American Legion Post 56 baseball team beat Austin 13-3 Thursday at Dick Seltz Field in Austin.

Tigers starting pitcher Cole Sorenson allowed one earned run and struck out 10 batters in six innings, and went 3-for-5 with two RBIs.

The Tigers knocked Austin’s starting pitcher, Jordan Lysne, out of the game after one inning. Lysne gave up four earned runs and walked five.

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The Tigers added five runs in the seventh inning after Makael Lunning hit a two-run triple.

J.T. Bellrichard went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored for the Tigers.

The Tigers played in the Snake Pit Tournament in Burnsville over the weekend and lost to Eden Prairie 6-0 and Minnetonka 4-3 on Friday. The Tigers then beat Oakdale 9-6 on Saturday.