Seventh and eighth grade baseball teams win big

This article submitted by Aaron Ziemer on 6/30/98.

The Paynesville Bulldogs seventh and eighth grade summer baseball team defeated Willmar 23-2, on Thursday evening in Willmar.

Nick Fuchs started on the mound for Paynesville. Fuchs pitched four strong innings earning the victory for Paynesville. Fuchs only gave up two hits and one earned run while striking out six for Paynesville.

Brian Hartmann led the Bulldogs offensively going 4-4 with a home run, a triple, and six RBIs.

Paynesville jumped out to an early lead scoring seven runs in the first inning, highlighted by Hartmannís three- run home run.

The Bulldogs were able to hold Willmar to just two runs, with great pitching and defense.

Paynesvilleís record is 1-0.

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