Raiders beat Mustangs, 2-1
The Hastings boys baseball team snapped a tough string of close losses with a close win last week. Hastings beat Mounds View, 2-1. Earlier in the week, Hastings lost to Stillwater. The Raiders finished league play with a 3-15 record.
The section tournament, offering the team a fresh start, most likely begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at Red Wing.
Coach Paul Hartmann has high hopes for the team, even though it has struggled in conference play.