In West Central North Conference action tonight, the Albany baseball team defeated Paynesville Area 4-3 to square their overall record at 4-4. Scott Litchy got the complete-game win on the mound, scattering seven hits with one earned run, three walks and six strikeouts. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate with two RBI and a double. The Huskies led 2-0 after one inning and 3-2 after two innings were complete.
In Albany, the Huskies softball team beat Paynesville Area 3-1. An error by the Paynesville third baseman was the difference in the game. Albany
took the lead when the ball bounced off the Bulldogs third baseman’s glove. It
was followed by a single and a double to drive in two. That put
Albany ahead for good as Paynesville’s only run came when Brooke Wuertz
tripled in the fourth inning and scored on a passed ball. Karli Persson pitched a complete-game win with three hits against no walks and eight strikeouts. The Huskies batters struck out only twice in the game but tallied only four hits against Paynesville's Megan Schaefer.
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