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Mustang bats silent at Emmetsburg Tourney

By Staff | Jun 15, 2009

EMMETSBURG – The Armstrong-Ringsted bats were mostly silent over at the Emmetsburg Tournament on Saturday.

The Mustangs had only three hits on the day in losing 9-0 to Emmetsburg and 12-0 to Westwood (Sloan).

“It was nice to face some tough competition and hopefully we’ll learn from our mistakes,” said A-R coach Ryan Luedtke.

Against Emmetsburg, Keith Mathine pitched 3 2/3 innings. He gave up four hits, three walks and two hit batters. Brett Thackery pitched 2 1/3 innings, giving up four hits, two runs and two walks. Craig Tigges closed out the game. He walked two and struck out one.

Brett Thackery and Travis Hantelman each had a hit.

Against Westwood, Tanner LaBore pitched four innings, giving up nine hits and six walks with one hit batter. Tigges had the team’s lone hit.

A-R hosts Estherville Lincoln Central today.