Amateur Baseball: Rambow hit in ninth lifts NL-Spicer past Atwater
ATWATER -- Scott Rambow belted a three-run double with one out in the top of the ninth inning Sunday and New London-Spicer rallied to beat Atwater 5-4 in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball game.
Down 4-2 entering the ninth, the Twins (5-6, 11-7) loaded the bases on an error and consecutive walks. Rambow then cleared the bases with his double to right-center field.
Rambow finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBI. Mike Danielson was 2-for-5.
Darren Ogdahl went the distance on a six-hitter for the win. He walked five and struck out eight.
Jordan Tanner had a two-run single for the Chuckers (4-7, 8-9) in the fourth inning. Brian Kingery took the loss, allowing seven hits and four runs over eight innings.
New London-Spicer 5, Atwater 4
NL-Spicer 100 001 003 -- 5 8 0
Atwater 000 300 010 -- 4 6 2
HITTING - New London-Spicer: Austen Hadley 1-for-3; Scott Rambow 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 4 rbi; Mike Danielson 2-for-5; Jeremy Dirksen 1-for-4, rbi; Mitch Thompson 1-for-4, 2b ... Atwater: Jeff Peterson 1-for-4; Justin Schroeder 1-for-3; Zach Cunningham 1-for-4; Vance Martin 1-for-4, rbi; Luke Wallace 1-for-1; Jordan Tanner 1-for-3, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New London-Spicer: Darren Ogdahl (W) 9-6-4-4-5-8 ... Atwater: Brian Kingery (L) 8-7-4-4-4-2, Jeremy Elkjer 1-1-1-0-1-2
Starbuck 7, Norway Lake-Sunburg 5
Starbuck took the lead in the eighth with the help of two NL-Sunburg (3-8, 4-10) errors.
Mike VanOverbeke led the Stars with two hits. Ryan Gandrud doubled.
Joe Heidelberger pitched three innings of relief for the win. He allowed three unearned runs on three hits, struck out two and walked three.
Jared Johnson had three hits and two RBI, and Kent Gjerde had two hits and two RBI to lead the Lakers.
Starbuck 010 002 040 -- 7 8 1
NL-Sunburg 001 000 310 -- 5 10 3
HITTING - Starbuck: Ryan Gandrud 1-for-5, 2b; Mike Andreas 1-for-3; Jon Hoffmann 1-for-1; Mike VanOverbeke 2-for-4; Andrew Olson 1-for-3, rbi; Wyatt Paumen 1-for-4; Nate Sutton 1-for-4, rbi ... Norway Lake-Sunburg: Justin Johnson 1-for-4; Brant Beckman 1-for-4; Kent Gjerde 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Jared Johnson 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Nate Schlagel 1-for-3, rbi; Chris Braaten 2-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Starbuck: Jon Hoffmann 4-5-1-1-1-5; Joe Heidelberger (W) 3-3-3-0-3-2; Jim Walker 1.1-2-1-1-3-1; Nate Sutton 0.2-0-0-0-0-0 ... Norway Lake-Sunburg: Chris Braaten 6-6-3-2-0-5; Nate Schlagel (L) 3-2-4-2-1-2
Paynesville 6, Regal 5
Brent Savelkoul doubled home Aaron Savelkoul with the eventual winning run in the top of the 11th inning for Paynesville.
Regal had runners on first and second in the bottom of the inning, but Pirates reliever Jamie Paul escaped unscathed.
Paynesville 100 100 201 01 -- 6 9 2
Regal 000 002 201 00 -- 5 9 3
HITTING - Paynesville: Aaron Savelkoul 2-for-4; Jamie Paul 1-for-3; Brent Savelkoul 3-for-4; Adam Miller 1-for-4; Shannon Olmscheid 1-for-5; Ryan Hess 1-for-3 ... Regal: Shane Rademacher 1-for-5; Jordan Beier 4-for-5; Chris Beier 2-for-5; Andy Hadley 1-for-6; Ryan Schneider 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: Ryan Hess 6Xc-4-2-2-3-2, Jamie Paul (W) 4Zc-5-3-3-0-1 - ... Regal: Chris Beier 3-4-1-1-0-2, Andy Hadley 3-1-1-1-2-2, Shane Rademacher (L) 4-3-1-1-0-2, Chris Beier 0-1-0-0-0-0
Milroy 9, Bird Island 1
Justin Schlemmer hit a solo home run in the third inning and Milroy (11-3, 19-5) added on with six runs in the fourth to take an 8-1 lead.
Matt Bauer went 3-for-4 with two RBI for the Yankees, and Chris Eichten picked up the win on the mound with six innings pitched. He struck out six, walked one and gave up five hits.
Six players had one single each for Bird Island.
Bird Island 100 000 000 -- 1 6 3
Milroy 011 610 00x -- 9 10 0
HITTING - Bird Island: Kyle Seehusen 1-for-4; Alex Gay 1-for-4; Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-4; Ben Aaseth 1-for-4; Jesse Bjur 1-for-4; Andy Stevens 1-for-4 ... Milroy: Micah Gronli 1-for-3, rbi; Matt Bauer 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Justin Schlemmer 1-for-2, solo HR (3), rbi; Eric Dolan 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Andy Williamson 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Josh Hadley 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Chris Eichten 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Bird Island: Dylan Gass (L) 8-10-9-8-3-9 ... Milroy: Chris Eichten (W) 6-5-1-1-1-6; Matt Bauer 2-0-0-0-0-3; Andy Williamson 1-1-0-0-2-1
Non-League Hadley 9, Sacred Heart 4
Derek Platt hit two doubles and scored three runs to lead Hadley.
James Wajer pitched a complete game for the win, allowing four runs on seven hits. He struck out eight and walked four.
Bryan Aeikens went 4-for-4 to lead Sacred Heart (18-7).
Hadley 250 002 000 -- 9 11 3
Sacred Heart 003 000 010 -- 4 7 2
HITTING - Hadley: Derek Platt 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 3 runs; Taylor Rignell 2-for-5, 2 runs; Luke Schneider 2-for-5, 2 runs, rbi; James Wajer 2-for-4, 2 runs ... Sacred Heart: Chris Potter 1-for-3; Mike Johnson 1-for-4; Ryan Hebrink 1-for-4, rbi; Bryan Aeikens 4-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Hadley: James Wajer (W) 9-7-4-4-4-8 ... Sacred Heart: Matt Koenen (L) 6-9-9-6-4-2; Mike Johnson 2-2-0-0-1-1
Lakewood Litchfield 7, Jimmy's 6
Stephen Pennertz singled in the winning run with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift Litchfield.
Gabe Lecher slugged a two-run homer for the Blues in the first inning.
Stephen Pennertz also notched the win in relief, hurling 3Zc innings and allowing three hits and on unearned run.
Stephen Pennertz and Joe Pennertz had three hits apiece for the Blues. Lecher, Lucas Johnson, Terry Euerle and Aaron Solbrack had two hits each.
Jimmy's 101 102 010 0 -- 6 10 3
Litchfield 302 000 001 1 -- 7 16 4
HITTING - Jimmy's: Matt Lehrer 3-for-4; Leion Brownell 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Justin Syzxmarski 2-for-5, 2b, rbi; Ben Phenow 1-for-2, 2b; Caleb Voigt 1-for-5; Matt Wollak 1-for-3 ... Litchfield: Lucas Johnson 2-for-5, 2b; Gabe Lecher 2-for-6, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Terry Euerle 2-for-5, 2b, rbi; Aaron Solbrack 2-for-2, 2 rbi; Ed Estrada1-for-2; David Pennertz 1-for-4; Joe Pennertz 3-for-6, 2b; Stephen Pennertz 3-for-6, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Jimmy's: Aaron Schulte (L) 9Zc-16-7-6-7-9 ... Litchfield: Kurt Gartner 5Xc-7-5-4-8-2, Stephen Pennertz (W) 3Zc-3-1-0-1-2