The Cathedral baseball team defeated the Blake School of Minneapolis 5-1 this afternoon to advance in the Class AA State Tournament.  Today's game is the quarterfinals at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud.  Cathedral scored 3 runs in the 3rd inning and Jeff Fasching threw the complete game with just 1 run allowed and 11 strikeouts to get the win.  Steve Neutzling had a sacrifice fly to tie the game at 1 before Brindley Theisen and Tom Imholte singled in runs in the 3rd.

Cathedral Ties the Game at 1. 

Theisen RBI Single. 

Imholte RBI Single. 

Brady Yoerg had 2 hits and Jeff Fasching added a triple for Cathedral.  The Crusaders improve to 25-1 and will play either Delano or Glencoe-Silver Lake at noon Friday at Dick Putz Field.

Hear the game on AM 1390-the Fan with Dave Overlund calling the play-by-play.

Cathedral Stats:
Brady Yoerg: 2-4, 1 R
S. Nuetzling: 0-2, 1 RBI
J. Fasching: 1-3, 2R
B. Thiesen: 1-4, 1 RBI, 1 R
D. Austig: 0-3
T. Imholte: 2-3, 1 RBI
Jack Schramel: 1-2
Jake Gross: 0-3
Tommy Auger: 0-1
Josh Thyen: 1-2, 1 R

Jeff Fasching: 7 IP, 11K, 1 BB, 3 H, 101 Pitches

Alex Svejkovsky