ALEXANDRIA — Alex Polston and Hibraim Cordova smacked consecutive doubles to highlight Mankato's decisive two-run rally in the top of the fifth on Wednesday as the MoonDogs downed Alexandria 3-1 in Northwoods League baseball action.
John Michael Twichell, Tim Arakawa and Josh Fuentes had two hits apiece for the winners. Kahana Neal pitched the first five innings for the win. He allowed no earned runs, walked four and struck out one.
Jesse Harbin followed with three shutout innings and Jesse Amedee pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the save.
Mankato (5-2 in second half) hosts Alexandria at 7:05 p.m. tonight at Franklin Rogers Park.