Excelsior defeated St. Cloud 76'ers 15-5 thanks to a strong start. Excelsior scored on a walk by Mason Nadolney in the first inning, a single by Gus Steiger in the first inning, and a single by Jack Queenan in the second inning.
Excelsior captured the lead in the first inning. Mason Nadolney drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded. Excelsior scored four runs in the eighth inning. Excelsior scored on a single by Ryan Elder, a double by Tj Rogers, and a single by Jared Wandersee.
Nadolney earned the win for Excelsior. He pitched six innings, giving up three runs, eight hits, and striking out three. Trevor Koenig took the loss for St. Cloud 76'ers. He tossed five and a third innings, allowing nine runs, seven hits, and striking out five.
Excelsior collected 13 hits. Rogers, Wandersee, Matt Muller, and Elder each collected multiple hits for Excelsior. Rogers went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead Excelsior in hits.
St. Cloud 76'ers had 13 hits in the game. Austin Nicholas, Logan Aleshire, Drew Bulson, and Tyler Carper each collected multiple hits for St. Cloud 76'ers. Aleshire went 2-for-5 at the plate as he led the team with three runs batted in.