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Rochester hammers Stingers 13-4


WILLMAR — The Honkers have had the Stingers’ number in the second half.

Rochester notched just its third win of the half — two against the Stingers — 13-4 over Willmar on Thursday at Bill Taunton Stadium.

The Honkers teed off on Willmar starter Nick Bates for five hits and three runs in two innings. Rochester catcher Jared Deacon hit his first homer of the year, and Kalei Hana-wahine and Max Murphy each doubled off Bates.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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