WISCONSIN DELLS - The Amherst Falcons began its 2022 season with a 16-3 five inning win over Oconto at Woodside Sports Complex in Wisconsin Dells on Friday.
Ben Lee picked up the win with four strikeouts in two innings of work, allowing zero runs.
The Falcons scored all runs in the first two innings. Back-to-back Oconto errors plated four Amherst runs on its way to six in the inning. TJ Brandl had a two RBI base hit in the second followed by two walked runs in before Wyatt Blaskowski and Lee had consecutive RBI hits to make the score 13-0. Lee added another RBI on a triple in the fourth and scored on a throwing error to push the Falcons run total to 15. Landon Moe added the final RBI of the game four batters later.
Marcus Kennedy finished the final four innings of the game from the mound for Amherst.
Amherst takes on Barron today and then plays Saturday vs Ladysmith in Mauston with first pitch scheduled at 3:30pm. Both games are broadcast live on zaleskisports.com.