Redhawks finish regular season with loss
The Rochester Redhawks got a tuneup for the First District American Legion baseball tournament, doing it nine-inning style.
The Rochester Redhawks got a tuneup for the First District American Legion baseball tournament Monday, doing it nine-inning style.
It was a loss for Rochester, falling 11-7 to Northfield. The Redhawks host Faribault in the first round of the First District playoffs at 5:30 p.m. today. They bring a 16-13 record and a No. 3 seed into the game.
"It was a good game for the players," Redhawks coach Tom Senne said. "Instead of practicing, it allowed us to hit against live pitching. That's why we scheduled the game."
It was a great contest for the Redhawks' John Lundquist. He went 3-for-3 with two home runs and a double, and drove in five runs. Brad Mathiowetz was 2-for-4 with a double.
The Redhawks had a tough time in the field, committing four errors.
Northfield 11, Redhawks 7
Northfield:No stats submitted.
Redhawks:Brad Mathiowetz 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 2B; John Lundquist 3-for-3, 2 R, 5 RBI, 1 2B, 2 HR. LP: Alex Riles 4 IP, 10 H, 9 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 4 K.