Winsted and Hamburg battled for five innings of scoreless ball on Tuesday night, but it was the Wildcats who broke through in a big way with nine runs in the final four stanzas to win 9-1. Dawson Hensely got the start and gave the Hawks 7 good innings. The Hawks hit the ball hard all night, but were not able to find the green notching only six hits by six different players. The Hawks had their chances, leaving 12 runners on base.
Game 2 is Thursday night in Winsted at 7:30.