AUSTIN EDITION -- Hounds split final 2 in tourney

RED WING -- The Austin Greyhounds Class B baseball team split a pair of games over the weekend in the Red Wing Tournament

The Greyhounds got the weekend tourney off to a good start with a 6-3 win over the St. Paul Roosters on Saturday in the consolation round. Red Wing then beat the Hounds 5-3 in extra innings on Sunday

John Zydowsky hit a three-run homer in the bottom of first inning to lead the Hounds offense in the win over the Roosters. He added another RBI later in the game to provide the firepower for Austin in the Saturday win.

Nick Dolan started on the mound for the Hounds. Dolan went six innings and gave up a pair of runs to claim the win. Scott Meyer pitched the final three innngs in relief.

"Nick (Dolan) pitched well and we gave him some run support with the early home run," Hounds skipper Joe Serratore said of the Saturday action.


The game on Sunday against the host team from Red Wing was a marathon affair that lasted 11 innings.

Paul Hartman hit a two-run double to send home the winning runs for Red Wing in the top of the 11th.

Bryan Toov started on the hill for the Hounds. Erik Goodmanson came on in relief for the Hounds in the sixth and Toov later re-entered in the final inning to take the loss.

Tate Cummins and Ryan Hanson each hit doubles in the Sunday loss for the Hounds.

Austin Greyhounds (17-6) play at Shakopee on Tuesday.


Red Wing 200 000 200 01-- 5 6 4

; Greyhounds 000 000 210 00-- 3 5 2


; Thygsen, Tauer (7), Gadient (8), Krueger (11) and Hartman; Toov, Erik Goodmanson (6), Toov (11) and Rohne, Swank (8).

2B -- RW, Hartman 2; GREY, Cummins, Hanson.

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