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Tribune photo by Tom Larson Willmar VFW I second baseman Austin Smith (8) takes a throw from first baseman Adam Nibaur (not shown) and tags out Alexandria 16's runner Toby Helgeson (25) during a rundown on Tuesday at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar. Willmar shortstop Brett Swanson (5) backs up the play.

VFW Baseball: Alex 16's hands Willmar I loss


Tribune Staff Report

WILLMAR -- The Alexandria 16's jumped out to a big lead early against the Willmar VFW I team and two Alex pitchers scattered eight Willmar hits in an 8-3 victory on Tuesday at Bill Taunton Stadium.

Both teams were unbeaten in district play entering the contest.

Alexandria's Parker Bowda allowed three runs on seven hits and he didn't allow a walk while striking out seven. Travis Krueger shut down Willmar the final two innings.

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