Sannes surrendered five in six, but the bullpen allowed no runs and the offense banged out 13 to help secure the win for Minnesota Blizzard.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to five lead changes in the game.
Chris Olson racked up two RBIs on two hits for Minnesota Blizzard. He tripled in the first inning and singled in the fifth inning.
Minnesota Blizzard pounded the USAthletic Nationals pitching, as seven hitters combined for 11 hits, seven RBIs and seven runs scored.
The USAthletic Nationals jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first. The USAthletic Nationals' offense woke up as Josh Burke singled before Griffen Conner singled, plating Burke. The USAthletic Nationals pushed more runs across when Barber scored on a groundout by Hunter Spencer and Conner scored on an error.
The USAthletic Nationals scored one run in the second inning, and then followed it up with one more in the fourth. In the second, the USAthletic Nationals scored on an RBI single by Conner, bringing home Burke.
It didn't take long for Minnesota Blizzard to answer as it scored one run of its own in the second. Minnesota Blizzard scored on an RBI double by Joseph.
Minnesota Blizzard matched its one-run fifth inning with one more in the sixth. In the fifth, Minnesota Blizzard scored on a wild pitch, scoring Olson.
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