Sports

Algona Baseball Down The Ehawks May 25

Wed 5-25-2016

Emmetsburg led 1-0 after the first inning and led for the first 3 innings before Algona put some runs together in the 4th and 5th innings and got more insurance runs in the 7th inning to win 6-2 and hand the E'hawks their 1st loss of the season.  Algona took their first lead in the 4th inning thanks to a 2 run home run by Matt Hamilton.  He would finish 1-4 with 2 RBI's.  The Bulldogs would put up 3 more runs in the top of the 7th to pull away and win.  Algona had 6 runs on 5 hits while Emmetsburg got 2 runs on 5 hits.  The E'hawks were led by Dillon Van Oosbree going 1-3 with 1 RBI and Dylan Kibbie 1-3 with an RBI and a run scored.  The winning pitcher was Justin Wykoff going 6 1/3 innings giving up 1 earned run on 5 strikeouts.  The losing pitcher was Matt Kibbie going all 7 innings and giving up 3 earned runs while striking out 7.  Emmetsburg falls to 1-1 and will travel to North Union Thursday.  Algona improves to 3-0 and will host Boone Friday.