FAIRMONT - The Fairmont Martins outscored Minneota 8-1 in game two of a best-of-three series on Friday in Minneota to move on in the playoffs.
Aaron Siefken had two hits, including a three-run homer to lead Fairmont in the win.
Adam Schmidt added five hits, including a double and a two-run home run in the offensive effort. Sean McGuire and Jordan Petschke each had three hits in the game, while Ian Bents and Brandon Splinter each added two hits.
Alex Schmidt added one hit and an RBI for Fairmont.
McGuire pitched six innings for Fairmont, allowing one run on six hits, striking out seven and walking one to earn the win.
Taylor Nawrocki came in and pitched two innings of relief, striking out two. Bents came in and pitched the final innning of the game, giving up two hits and striking out two.
Fairmont hosts game one of the next best-of-three series against the Pipestone A's at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Herb Wolf Field in Fairmont.
The winner of the series will advance to state.
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