The Pirates jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Menomonie and hang on to win 5-4. Chris Terrazas drove in the first run with a sac fly to plate Alex Ross in the 1st. Brady Randolph doubled home Jim French and Jake Kuschke drove in Randolph to give the Pirates a 3-0 after two. Chris Terrazas and Jared Powell had back to back singles to bump the lead to 5-0 after five.
Jesse Tollefson threw for the Pirates and was very good. He threw 7.2 giving up two runs in the 8th and was relieved by Eric Monson. Monson retired the first batter in the 8th and got out of trouble in the 9th to record his first save.
The boys are in Elm wood today at 1.