Posted 8 months ago
By Dave Riggert
St. Joe’s summer college baseball team lost Tuesday against the Bombers, 13-1, but they turned the tables Friday with a 12-4 victory over Sedalia.
The Mustangs scored unearned runs in the first and fifth innings to take a 2-0 lead before the Bombers got one run back in the bottom of the fifth.
After that it was all St. Joseph.
Joe Koerper hit a three-run home run to cap off a six-run sixth inning and Brandon Huske hit another three-run homer to finish off a four-run seventh inning.
The Mustangs led 12-1 before Sedalia scored three runs in the eighth inning off St. Joe reliever Steve Moyers.
Brandon Simmons earned his first win of the season as he went seven innings and allowed just one run on five hits. He struck out two and didn’t walk a batter.
Koerper finished the night 3-for-5 with four RBI, while Connor Foreman added three hits and Zac Johnson went 2-for-5. Huske also had four runs batted in.
St. Joseph pulled within two games of Clarinda in the MINK League North standings after the A’s lost Friday to Joplin, 3-0.
The Mustangs are back at home Saturday as they host Nevada at 7:00 p.m.