The Waterloo Bucks (23-23) and the Willmar Stingers (27-19) both had scoring chances on Sunday, but it was the Waterloo Bucks that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 4-3 win at Bill Taunton Stadium.
The Waterloo Bucks staved off the Willmar Stingers as the Willmar Stingers were unable to match the Waterloo Bucks down the stretch.
The Willmar Stingers scored two runs in the seventh on an error and an RBI single by Kody Gorden. Despite their efforts, the Willmar Stingers couldn't get over the hump.
Ty Taylor got the win, running his season record to 1-0. He allowed three runs over seven innings. He struck out four, walked four and surrendered seven hits.
Kyle Fischer couldn't get it done on the mound for the Willmar Stingers, taking a loss. He lasted just 6 2/3 innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed four runs.