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Stingers win 4-2 over Rox for second straight victory

Willmar, Minn. – Behind another good outing by Ryan Watson on the mound, the Stingers win the second game of the home-and-home against St. Cloud, 4-2.

Watson tossed seven innings of two-run ball (one earned run), giving up six hits, striking out five and walking just one. He improves to 2-0 on the season.

Logan Schmitt came in from the bullpen and tossed two innings of shutout baseball and strike out five.

St. Cloud opened the scoring in the second inning on a solo home run by Tyson Fisher. Willmar responded in the bottom of the third to get on the board.

The Rox took a 2-1 lead in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Nate Swarts, and Willmar came back with three runs in the bottom of the inning, capped off by a pair of RBI doubles by Tanner Tweedt and Drey Dirksen.

Willmar will play Waterloo Tuesday, June 8 for the first of a two-game series. First pitch from Bill Taunton Stadium is at 7:05 p.m.