Amateur baseball: Atwater blanks Starbuck in opener
STARBUCK -- Justin Schroeder and Brian Kingery combined on a four-hit shutout as the Atwater Chuckers opened the season with a 3-0 win over Starbuck in a County Line League game on Sunday.
Schroder worked the first six innings and allowed four hits and six walks, while striking out seven. Kingery pitched three hitless innings of relief.
Schroeder and Jeff Peterson had two hits each for Atwater. Josh Cunning drove in a run. The other two Atwater runs scored on errors.
Jon Hoffman was tagged with the loss.
Atwater 3, Starbuck 0
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Starbuck 000 000 000 -- 0 4 3
HITTING - Atwater: Jeff Peterson 2-for-4; Josh Cunningham 1-for-4, rbi; Zach Cunningham 1-for-5; Justin Schroeder 2-for-4 ... Starbuck: Mike Andreas 1-for-4; Mike VanOverbeke 1-for-2, 2b; Matt Daniels 1-for-3; Chad Andreas 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwaterr: Justin Schroeder (W) 6-4-0-0-6-7, Brian Kingery 3-0-0-0-3-2 ... Starbuck: Jon Hoffmann (L) 423-2-2-1-4-4, Joe Heidelberger 113-3-1-1-0-1, Nick Sutton 3-1-0-0-1-1
Regal 10, Norway Lake-Sunburg 2
Cody Flandes slugged a three-run homer in the eighth inning and Shane Rademacher swatted a two-run double in the sixth as Regal (2-0) tumbled Norway Lake-Sunburg.
Regal has now scored 24 runs in its two games this season after routing Paynesville 14-5 on Friday night.
Austin Kampsen went 2-for-4 and scored three runs for the Eagles. Nathan Beier and A.J. Hadley each drove in a run.
Chris Beier pitched the first 71/3 innings for the win, allowing four hits and one runs, while walking two and striking out five. Andy Hadley finished.
Chris Braaten took the loss.
Aaron Zimmer went 2-for-4 for Norway Lake-Sunburg.
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Regal 011 004 13x --10 9 1
HITTING - Norway Lake-Sunburg: Aaron Zimmer 2-for-4; Nate Schlagel 1-for-1; Grant Johnson 1-for-3; Chris Braaten 1-for-3 ... Regal: Josh Krupke 1-for-4; Nathan Beier 1-for-4, rbi; Austen Hadley 1-for-2, 2 runs; A.J. Hadley 1-for-4, rbi; Chris Beier 1-for-4; Austin Kampsen 2-for-4, 3 runs; Shane Rademacher 1-for-2, 2 runs, 2 bb's, 2 rbi; Cody Flanders 1-for-3, 3-run HR, 3 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Norway Lake-Sunburg: Chris Braaten (L) 5-4-2-1-2-3, Nate Schlagel 2-3-5-5-2-0, Grant Johnson 1-2-3-3-1-3 ... Regal: Chris Beier (W) 723-4-1-1-2-5, Andy Hadley 113-1-1-1-1-3