A's Win Opener, 13-0


By Nate Tykwinski

MARSHALL, Minn. The Marshall A's started the 2012 season on the right foot on Wednesday night, blanking the Dawson Drakes 13-0 in seven innings at Legion Field. First basemen Andrew Kinney had a monster game, going 4 for 5 with a homerun and six runs driven in.

Nate Dickhausen (1-0) went five scoreless innings to get the win. Dickhausen struck out eight batters, allowing just three hits.

Jordon Kontz drove in a pair of runs, and scored twice for the A's.

Brandon Wilhelmi threw two scoreless innings of relief to finish the game.

The A's travel to Granite Falls on Friday night to take on the Kilowatts.

Team123456789RHE
Dawson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x x 056
Marshall A's 1 0 3 5 4 0 x x x 13131

Marshall A's

HittersABRHRBIBBSO
B Korger  3 1 1 0 0 0
--T Rignell  2 1 1 0 1 0
J Kontz  2 2 1 2 0 0
--T Neale  1 1 0 0 1 0
A Kinney  5 3 4 6 0 0
T Flattum  3 2 1 1 0 0
--T Anderson  0 0 0 0 0 0
K Young  3 0 1 1 0 1
--A Larsen  0 0 0 1 1 0
C Pollock  4 0 0 1 0 1
C Curry  3 0 1 0 0 0
--B Wilhelmi  0 0 0 1 0 0
Z Olson  2 1 1 0 0 0
--M Schnaible  2 0 0 0 0 1
R Engels  2 1 1 0 0 0
--C Trumm  2 1 1 0 0 0
Totals 34 13 13 13 3 3

2B- A Kinney (1), T Flattum (1)
HR- A Kinney (1)
SB- B Korger (1), J Kontz (1), K Young (1), R Engels (1)


PitchersIPHRERBBSOHR
N Dickhausen (W, 1-0)  5.0 3 0 0 1 8 0
B Wilhelmi  2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0
Totals  7.0 5 0 0 1 11 0



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