VFW Baseball: Jacobson, Willmar blank Osseo in opener at Alex
ALEXANDRIA -- The Willmar I VFW baseball team pounded out eight hits and took advantage of seven walks and four Osseo errors to win a first-round game at the Alexandria Invite 11-0 in five innings Friday.
George Jacobson pitched a five-hit shutout for Willmar (14-0). He struck out one and didn't walk a batter.
Alec Saunders led Willmar with two hits and four RBI. Logan Birkland added two hits and two stolen bases.
Willmar I 11, Osseo 0
Willmar I (14-0) 411 41 - 11 8 0
Osseo 000 00 - 0 5 4
HITTING - Willmar I: Mike Dunham 1-for-2; Logan Birkland 2-for-4, 3 runs, 2 sb's; Ben Ruter 1-for-4, 3 rbi; Alex Malmgren 1-for-3, rbi; Alec Saunders 2-for-3, 2b, 4 rbi; Tim Chermak 1-for-3, 2b ... Osseo: D. Makgraf 1-for-2; Thiel 1-for-2; Ainsworth 2-for-2; Fischer 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar I: George Jacobson (W) 5-5-0-0-0-1 ... Osseo: Thiel (L) 31/3-6-10-*-6-1; Looke 12/3-2-1-*-1-0
NEXT - Willmar: Today-Sunday at Alexandria Invite