The Hastings 16U VFW baseball team is sitting one game above .500 as they picked up two wins in their past five games in the previous two weeks. The five game stretch started with the Raiders in a matchup with familiar foe Park of Cottage Grove. Hastings would suffer a narrow defeat to the Wolfpack with a final score of 6-5. Head Coach Taylor Pagel said that Tyler Sylvester pitched well, but suffered the loss on the mound. Sam Skoyen led the Raiders offense, as he was able to record two hits on four at bats and two RBIs.