SARTELL -- The Brainerd Warriors pulled out of their two-game hitting slump Thursday by pounding out 12 hits to beat the Sartell Sabres 14-8 in Central Lakes Conference baseball.
Tony Hennen had two hits, including a three-run home run in the second inning, and finished with five RBI. Teammate Justin Huether added a solo home run in the fourth inning for the Warriors.
Also contributing to the win for the Warriors was Devin Roberts, who had two hits and two RBI, while teammate Nate Weber hit two singles and added a RBI.
Blake Eller pitched six solid innings for the Warriors, striking out three Sartell batters, to pick up the win.
Brainerd 14 12 2
Sartell 8 13 3
WP -- Blake Eller. LP -- Steven Fish. HR -- B-Tony Hennen, Justin Huether; S-Schellinger. Conference -- B 5-3. Overall -- B 8-3. Next game -- Brd. hosts Patrick Henry 5 p.m. Friday.
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