Last week in athletics April 6
The baseball team played Iowa Lakes and Ridgewater over the last week, bringing home a win and three close losses.
On Tuesday, March 29, the Yellowjackets played Iowa Lakes Community College, losing the first game 9-10 and the second 2-3.
The first game, the Yellowjackets were ahead at the beginning of the last inning 9-7, but Iowa Lakes managed three runs in the seventh.
Zach Bakko and Damon Nuss each scored two runs. Austin Baab had three RBIs and John Brown two. Bakko, Dustin Nelson, and Matt Founttain each stole a base.
The next game, the teams were tied going into the fourth inning, and Iowa Lakes scored a run to pull ahead.
Walker Linde and Joe Helmer scored the two runs, and Brown had two RBIs. Nelson stole a base.
On Sunday, April 3, the Yellowjackets played Ridgewater and won the first game, 7-5, after pulling ahead in the sixth inning.
Baab and Fuller each scored two runs. Baab had four RBIs. Nelson and Arron Hohensee each stole a base.
The second game, the Yellowjackets lost 2-3.
Baab and Nelson each scored a run. Baab had a homerun, and he and Brok Schwartzkopf each had an RBI.
The Yellowjackets play next on Saturday, April 9, against Ridgewater at the St. Cloud Tournament at 10 a.m. and Vermilion at 3 p.m.
The softball team plays next on Friday, April 8, against St. Cloud Technical and Community College at 3 and 5 p.m. here at RCTC.