EPHRATA — James Barnard and Tyler Hamilton each went 2-4 in the loss for Granite Falls. Justin DeHoog homered to tie the game in the fifth inning for one of Ephrata’s three hits.
At Johnson-O’Brien Stadium
Chris Gentry, Colton Russell (4), Drew Benson (6), Tyler Hamilton (6) and James Barnard. Tyler Johnson, Justin VanEss (4), Cameron Ball(7) and Chandler Gribble. WP—VanEss (1-0). LP—Benson (0-1). 2B—Barnard (GF) 1. HR—Justin DeHoog (E) 1. Records—Granite Falls 0-2 overall. Ephrata 1-0.