BASEBALL & SOFTBALL ROUND-UP: Cambridge-Isanti struck down Mississippi 8 baseball rival St. Michael-Albertville 6-1 on April 22. Jake Johnson held down the Knights by scattering 8 hits and striking out 7 over his 6 innings to get his second win of spring. The Bluejackets broke the game open in the third when Connor Hanson singled and Tristen Zimprich was hit by a pitch, then Kyle Chromy and Collin Anderson singled before Brandon Gageby came through with a big two-out double to right-center.
The C-I boys improved to 4-0 on the season after defeating host Big Lake 7-5 April 25. Grant Lillemoen went 3-for-4 with 2 doubles to lead the offense. Hanson and Anderson both added 2 hits, and Jake Harding got the win with 5-hit ball over 5 innings of relief.
Warrior Baseball wins two
Cambridge-Christian baseball earned two wins in action last week. The Warriors opened an 8-0 lead in the first inning and went on to defeat Rosemount Baptist 12-7 on April 22. Grant Taylor supplied 3 hits, and Matt Reinke added a pair of hits to support Nick Dufeck’s 5 innings on the mound.
On April 25, Alex Moses struck out 9 while giving up just 1 hit over 5 innings in a 6-1 win over Minnesota Transitions. Moses had 2 doubles and a single at the plate.
Braham Baseball starts 0-2
Braham baseball got in its first game of the season April 22, falling to host PACT 7-6. The Bombers then dropped an April 25 make-up game at Hinckley-Finlayson 10-3.
C-I Softball 2nd at Rochester tourney
The Cambridge-Isanti fastpitch squad went 2-1 to finish as runners-up at the April 26 Rochester Invite.