Bird Island's Tyler Hebrink, who doubled and scored the game's first run in the second inning, flew to right on this swing in the fourth inning at Kingery Field in Atwater Friday. The Atwater catcher is Brooks Maurer. The visitors' dugout, background, is new with improved roof anchors and louvers after the former dugout was leveled by 70-80 mph straight-line winds on June 18. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.
Amateur Baseball: Two-run seventh inning lifts Bird Island past Atwater 5-2
ATWATER -- Bird Island struck early in the ball game, with two runs in the second inning, and went on to defeat Atwater 5-2 on Friday in a non-league game between former Cornbelt League rivals.
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