Red Knights destroy North Branch in baseball season opener

Nick Hillson, Staff Writer

The boys’ baseball team knocked off North Branch at home in their season opener on Thursday, April 5, by a score of 12-0. Senior pitcher Marcus Barone struck out 5 batters, and infielder Jimmy Heck had 2 RBI. The Red Knights held North Branch to only a .062 batting average, while keeping a .440 on the season. This blowout win sets the tone for the season, as the team maintains high expectations. The team’s next game is at home against Fridley on Tuesday, April 5.