St. Mary’s (MN) batters Concordia 18-5 in Arizona opener

Chandler, AZ

St. Mary's (1-6) pounded out 23 hits in the process of drubbing Concordia (0-1) in the Falcon's Arizona opener Friday morning.

The score was already 8-0 after two innings as CUW starter Ryan Baglow, who got through just one inning, and reliever Brent Behling allowed 9 hits and a trio of walks over those first two frames.

Val Keiper's team banged out a dozen hits, but 9 of those were singles. Austin Sarauer and Dan Shea each had 3x5 days for Concordia and shortstop Dan Mueller drove in three runs via his bases loaded triple in the fourth.