Willmar VFW baseball wins opener
Result Friday Willmar 9, Montevideo 4
Nathaniel Swoyer earned the win for Willmar with four innings of relief. He allowed three hits and one earned run while striking out two.
Vien (first name not provided) took the loss for Montevideo by surrendering nine runs in 4Zc innings pitched. He also collected two hits and two runs on offense.
Ryan Lawler, Jacob Damhof and Brady Schneck each slapped two singles for Willmar.
Montevideo.....110 010 1 -- 4 6 2
Willmar.............000 180 x -- 9 9 2
HITTING - Montevideo: Bednar 1-for-4; Vien 2-for-4, 2b, 2 runs; Borgnon 2-for-4; Tufto 1-for-3 ... Willmar: Ryan Lawler 2-for-4; Dean Stier 1-for-4; Jacob Damhof 2-for-4, 2 runs; Jarrod Holmgren 1-for-4; Jacob Rambow 1-for-4; Brady Schneck 2-for-3, 3b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Vien (L) 4Zc-8-9-7-2-5; Tuft Zc-1-0-0-1-1; Ward 1-0-0-0-1-3 ... Willmar: Dean Stier 3-2-2-1-0-6; Nathaniel Swoyer (W) 4-3-2-1-2-2