The Waterloo Bucks (26-25) and the Alexandria Beetles (21-30) passed the lead back and forth five times on Friday at Knute Nelson Memorial Park, but in the end the Waterloo Bucks pulled out an 8-7 win over the Alexandria Beetles.
Austin Barrett hit two home runs for the Waterloo Bucks. Barrett went 2-5 in the game with three RBIs and two runs scored. Barrett homered in the fifth and eighth innings.
Chris Dunn got the win, running his season record to 2-1. Dunn struck out none, walked none and gave up one hit.
Michael Reed (3-4) took the loss for the Alexandria Beetles. He lasted just three innings, walked four, struck out one, and allowed four runs.