Athletics rally late to defeat Mound
The Delano Athletics rallied to beat the Mound Mallards 11-7 on Friday evening at Delano Municipal Baseball Park. Delano hosted, but Mound was the home team.
Mound led 7-6 before Delano tied the game with a run in the eighth and four runs in the top of the ninth inning.
Adam Schleper went 4 for 5 with three RBIs for Delano, Ryan Hayes went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Trevor Jaunich went 3 for 4, and John Magee was 1 for 2 with two RBIs.
The Athletics faced an early deficit, falling behind 5-0 in the first inning. Tyler Hannan got his first start of the season and pitched two innings, giving up seven runs, while scattering seven hits.
Zach Iten picked up his fourth win of the season in relief for the Athletics. Iten allowed only one hit in six innings of work, while striking out eight.
Delano will travel to Watertown on Sunday evening for a league game at 6:00 p.m. versus Montrose.