Spartan baseball team downs Old AbesThe Superior High School baseball team opened its season with a 9-4 win over the Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes Saturday afternoon in Rice Lake.
The Superior High School baseball team opened its season with a 9-4 win over the Eau Claire Memorial Old Abes Saturday afternoon in Rice Lake.
Grant Rindal picked up the victory for the Spartans, striking out 10 batters in six innings. Dane Sislo struck out two batters in the seventh inning.
The Old Abes (2-3) were held scoreless until scoring one run in the sixth inning and three more in the seventh.
Superior scored once in the first inning, six times in the second inning and twice in the fourth.
Nik Mattson tripled and had four RBIs for Superior at the plate. Spencer Severson added a double and two RBIs; Rindal singled twice; and Taavi Mattson, Peyton Flanders and Colton Yepma each singled once.
Landon Julson homered and had two RBIs for ECM. Jake Sparger added a double, Zach Ruland had two singles and Justin Lund one.
The Spartans have four games scheduled this week. They played at Holmen Monday, but today’s game at Duluth Denfeld has been postponed. Superior then hosts Duluth Marshall at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Chippewa Falls for a doubleheader at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Superior’s junior varsity will play at 5 p.m. today at Hayward.