Amateur Baseball Roundup
MILROY -- Christopher Eichten singled in the winning run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and Milroy nipped Willmar 2-1 in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball game on Sunday.
The win avenged a 1-0 loss to Willmar earlier this season.
Willmar scored its lone run in the first inning on a run-scoring double by Matt Seehusen.
Jason Scheffler then held Milroy in check until giving up the tying run in the eighth on a run-scoring single by Brian Dolan. Milroy left the bases loaded.
The Yankees then scored the game-winner when Andy Schmidt singled. Andy Hadley's sacrifice bunt was thrown away and there were runners on second and third. David Anderson relieved and intentionally walks Dean Zwach to load the bases before Eichten single to right field to score Schmidt.
Andy Rohlik pitched the first eight innings for Milroy, allowing eight hits and one run, while walking one and striking out nine. Josh Hadley picked up the win in relief.
Milroy 2, Willmar 1
Willmar 100 000 000 -- 1 8 1
Milroy 000 000 011 -- 2 6 0
HITTING - Willmar: Matt Sagedahl 1-for-4; Lane Kleist 1-for-3; Matt Seehusen 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Anrthony Stern 2-for-3; David Anderson 1-foe-3 ... Milroy: Christopher Eichten 1-for-4, rbi; Brian Dolan 1-for-3, rbi; Matt Bauer 1-for-3; Justin Schlemmer 1-for-4; Andy Schmidt 1-for-4; Dean Zwach 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Willmar: Jason Scheffler (L) 8-5-2-2-3-4, David Anderson 1/3-1-0-0-0-0 ... Milroy: Anthony Rohlik 8-8-1-1-1-9, Andy Williamson 0-0-0-0-1-0, Josh Hadley (W) 1-0-0-0-0-1
NL-Spicer 12, Starbuck 7
New London-Spicer scored five times in the top of the ninth and five times in the 10th to rally past Starbuck.
Starbuck led 6-0 at one points and cruised behind Jon Hoffman, who gave up seven hits and two unearned run in eight innings. Hoffman then left with his pitch count at 100 and the Twins took advantageof the three Starbuck relievers for seven walks and five hits.
Austen Hadley went 3-for-4 for NLS. Scott Rambow had two hits and two RBI. Darren Ogdahl also had two hits and drove in a run.
Hadley earned the win in relief.
NL-Spicer 000 011 005 5 --12 12 1
Starbuck 050 100 001 0 -- 7 10 4
HITTING - New London-Spicer: Austen Hadley 3-for-4; Jay Magnuson 1-for-4; Scott Rambow 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Mike Danielson 1-for-6; Jeremy Dirksen 1-for-6; Matt Plumhoff 1-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Darren Ogdahl 2-for-4, rbi; Kevin Soine 1-for-5 ... Starbuck: Ryan Gandrud 2-for-5, 3b, rbi; Mike Andreas 2-for-5; Matt Daniels 1-for-4; Chad Andreas 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Joel Heidelberger 2-for-4, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New London-Spicer: Darren Ogdahl 92/3-7-7-7 5-5, Austen Hadley (W) 11/3-2-0-0-1-1 ... Starbuck: Jon Hoffmann 8-7-2-0-4-2, Nick Sutton 0-1-2-2-1-0, Andy Topp 1-1-3-3-3-1, Joel Hedelberg (L) 1-3-5-5-3-0
Paynesville 6, Norway Lake-Sunburg 5
The Pirates rallied from a 5-3 deficit as Brent Savelkoul clubbed a three-run homer in the seventh.
Adam Hemmesch hit a three-run homer in the first for Paynesville.
Aaron Savelkoul pitch-ed three scoreless innings of relief for the win. He walked four and struck out two. Brent Savelkoul pitched the first six innings.
Brant Beckman hit a three-run homer in the third and an RBI double in the sixth for the Lakers.
NL-Sunburg 004 001 000 -- 5 4 0
Paynesville 300 000 30x -- 6 6 1
HITTING - Norway Lake-Sunburg: Grant Johnson 1-for-4; Brant Beckman 2-for-4, 2b, 3-run HR, 4 rbi; Jordan Johnson 1-for-4 ... Paynesville: Jamie Paul 1-for-3; Brent Savelkoul 2-for-3, 3-run HR, 3 rbi; Adam Hemesch 1-for-4, 3-run HR; Trent Hansen 1-for-3; Casey Hess 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Norway Lake-Sunburg: Nate Schlagel (L) 7-6-6-6-4-6, Grant Johnson 1-0-0-0-0-2 ... Paynesville: Brent Savelkoul 6-3-5-5-5-3, Aaron Savelkoul (W) 3-1-0-0-4-2
Regal 4, Atwater 3
Regal scored all four of its runs in the bottom of the eighth to rally past Atwater.
Shane Rademacher, Mike Beier and A.J. Hadley all walked to load the bases. With one out, Chris Beier singled in a run and Ryan Schneider followed with a two-run single. Beier then stole home off a double steal for the winning run.
Rademacher pitched six solid innings of relief for the win. He gave up five hits and one run, while walking one and striking out two.
Brian Kingery had a solo homer for Atwater. Kingery and Michael Malvin had two hits each.
Atwater 101 100 000 -- 3 9 0
Regal 000 000 04x -- 4 6 1
HITTING - Atwater: Brian Kingery 2-for-5, 2 runs, solo HR, rbi; Jeff Peterson 1-for-4; Matt Tanner 1-for-3, rbi; Zach Cunningham 2-for-3; Michael Malvin 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Jordan Tanner 1-for-4 ... Regal: Chris Beier 2-for-4, rbi; Ryan Schneider 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Austin Kampen 1-for-2; Steven Gerding 1-for-3; Shane Rademacher 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater: Justin Schroder (L) 7-4-3-3-2-4, Malvin (L) 1-2-1-1-1-1 ... Regal: Chris Beier 3-4-2-2-4-0, Shane Rademacher (W) 6-5-1-1-1-2
Raymond 5, Granite Falls 0
Tom DeBoer and Jordan Smith combined to limit Granite Falls to one hit -- Cody Fruin's single in the second inning.
DeBoer worked the first seven innings, striking out six and issuing only one walk. Smith struck out three in two scoreless innings of relief to preserve the shutout.
Smith also knocked in two runs for Raymond (11-0, 18-2) with RBI singles in the first and fifth. Ben Ruter delivered a two-run double in the fourth and Kyle Knott capped the scoring with a solo home run in the seventh.
Granite Falls 000 000 000 -- 0 1 1
Raymond 100 210 10x -- 5 9 1
HITTING - Granite Falls: Cody Fruin 1-for-2 ... Raymond: Jason Meyer 1-for-4; Kyle Knott 2-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Jordan Smith 3-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Tyler Steen 1-for-4; Ben Ruter 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Tom DeBoer 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Granite Falls: Tyler Kanten (L) 4-7-3-3-2-2, Phil Johnson 4-2-2-1-2-2 ... Raymond: Tom DeBoer (W) 7-1-0-0-1-6, Jordan Smith 2-0-0-0-0-3
Montevideo 17, Clinton 8
CLINTON -- Cameron Vien went 5-for-5, including four doubles, drove in five runs and earned the win in relief as the Montevideo Spartans clubbed Clinton 17-8 in a Land O' Duck amateur baseball game on Sunday.
Montevideo (3-5, 4-9) amassed 19 hits in all. Joe Schlagel was 4-for-6, including a double and a three-run homer. James Gallagher had three hits, scored five times and drove in two runs. Travis Epema had two hits and two RBI.
Vien pitched 41/3 innings of relief and allowed four hits and three runs (one earned). He walked none and struck out six. Chuck Vien pitched the final 32/3 innings.
Montevideo.330 103 016 --17 19 3
Clinton.........213 000 020 -- 8 6 1
HITTING - Montevideo: Josh Anderson 1-for-5; Travis Epema 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Josh Fenske 2-for-5; James Gallagher 3-for-4, 2b, 5 runs, 2 rbi; Joe Schlagel 4-for-6, 2b, 3-run HR, 5 rbi; Cameron Vien 5-for-5, 4 2b's, 3 runs, 5 rbi; Chuck Vien 1-for-3, rbi; Dave Vik 1-for-3, 2 rbi ... Clinton: Ben Zahrbock 1-for-4; Ethan Armstrong 1-for-4; Josh Haag 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Marcus Moberg 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: James Gallagher 1-1-3-3-4-0, Cameron Vien (W) 41/3-4-3-1-0-6, Chuck Vien (S) 32/3-1-2-2-5-3 ... Clinton: Bryant Zahrbock (L) 9-19-17-17-5-4
Ortonville 12, Benson 7
Andrew Rustad went 3-for-4 and scored twice for Benson, which tied the game in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings.
Ortonville...040 102 000 05--12 10 2
Benson.......100 000 042 00-- 7 13 3
HITTING - Ortonville: Matt Fellows 2-for-5, 3b, 2-run HR, 2 runs, 3 rbi; Chris Fellows 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Joe Fuller 2-for-4, 3 runs, 2 rbi ... Benson: Andrew Rustad 3-for-4, 2 runs; Rick Jepma 2-for-5; Aaron Hagen 1-for-6, rbi; Dustin Johnson 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Jake Erickson 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Mac Grunig 2-for-5, rbi; Andrew Hughes 1-for-6, rbi; Brady Graham 1-for-5
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ortonville: Joe Fuller 71/3-10-5-5-5-5, Riley Samon (W) 32/3-3-2-2-1-3 ... Benson: Andrew Hughes 7-9-7-6-3-5, Jake Erickson (L) 4-1-5-1-2-2
Sacred Heart 1-1 at Hamburg Invite
HAMBURG -- Sacred Heart won one of two games at the Hamburg/Green Isle Invite, while Litchfield went 0-2.
Sacred Heart 9, Fairfax 2
Nate Hebrink struck out eight batters in seven innings and Tyler Kleinhuizen went 3-for-3 and drove in two runs to lift Sacred Heart.
Sacred Heart 021 012 300 -- 9 10 2
Fairfax 010 000 100 -- 2 7 0
HITTING - Sacred Heart: Josh Hebrink 1-for-4; Tyler Kleinhuizen 3-for-3, 3b, 2 rbi; Nate Hebrink 1-for-4; Geoff Nelson 2-for-3, 3 runs; Mike Johnson 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Matt Koenen 1-for-3, rbi; Matt Huhnerkoch 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi ... Fairfax: Kevin Erdahl 2-for-3; Cody Loverude 1-for-3; Andy Leigscheid 1-for-3; Mark Yrjo 1-for-3; Adam Buboltz 1-for-2; Jake Dornseif 1-for-3, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Sacred Heart: Nate Hebrink (W) 7-7-2-1-3-8 ... Fairfax: Mark Yrjo 5-6-4-4-1-4, Kevin Erdhal 11/3-3-5-5-5-1, Yrjo 2/3-1-0-0-1-0
Green Isle 3, Sacred Heart 0
Josh Schaffler tossed a three-hitter with six strikeouts for the win.
Nate Hebrink, Mike Johnson and Dan Kluver had the Sacred Heart hits.
Matt Koenen absorbed the loss, allowing eight hits and three runs in eight innings. He walked none and struck out three.
Sacred Heart 000 000 000 -- 0 3 2
Green Isle 001 002 00x -- 3 8 0
HITTING - Sacred Heart: Nate Hebrink 1-for-3; Mike Johnson 1-for-3; Dan Kluver 1-for-2, 2b ... Green Isle: Zach Hurd 1-for-4; Lucas Hurd 1-for-3; Pat Moriarty 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Mike Dhaene 1-for-3; Mack Zachow 1-for-2; Mike Dent 1-for-1; Tim Giese 1-for-1, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Sacred Heart: Matt Koenen (L) 6-8-3-3-0-3 ... Green Isle: Josh Schaffler (W) 7-3-0-0-3-6
Hastings 14, Litchfield 5
Hastings ripped 16 hits, including a 4-for-4 performance by Steve Kraushaar.
Stephen Pennertz hits a solo homer for Litchfield.
Litchfield 041 000 0 -- 5 7 2
Hastings 332 402 x --14 16 0
HITTING - Litchfield: Lucas Johnson 2-for-4, 2b; Stephen Pennertz 2-for-3, 2b, solo HR, rbi; Terry Euerle 1-for-3, 2b; Kurt Gartner 1-for-3; Aaron Solbrack 1-for-3, 2b, rbi ... Hastings: Sam Ryan 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Steve Kraushaar 4-for-4, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Brandon Peterson 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Mark Novaltny 2-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Stephen Pennertz (L) 5-13-12-11-1-1, Terry Euerle 1-3-2-2-2-0 ... Hastings: Adam Bacia (W) 7-7-5-5-0-5
Brookings 12, Litchfield 1
Brooking had eight and took advantage of eight walks and four Litchfield errors to score in every inning. Jimmy May hit a two-run homer for Brookings.
Kurt Gartner had two hits for Litchfield.
Brookings 216 21 --12 8 0
Litchfield 001 00 -- 1 5 4
HITTING - Brookings: Brian Scherschligt 2-for-4; Jimmy May 1-for-3, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Greg Hammer 2-for-2, 2b, rbi ... Litchfield: Lucas Johnson 1-for-3; Terry Euerle 1-for-2; Joe Buschette 1-for-3, rbi; Kurt Gartner 2-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Brookings: Tim Buterboug (W) 5-5-1-1-1-2 ... Litchfield: Josoh Johnson (L) 22/3-6-9-5-6-1, Kurt Gartner 21/3-2-3-1-2-0
Winsted 7, Atwater 4
Greg Kohler went 3-for-4, including two doubles and a three-run homer, to power Winsted.
Matt Tanner had two hits and drove in two runs for Atwater.
Atwater.............040 000 0 -- 4 4 2
Winsted............110 013 x -- 7 10 1
HITTING - Atwater: Bran Kingery 1-for-2, rbi; Matt Tanner 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Michael Malvin 1-for-2 ... Winsted: Greg Kohler 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Joe Kley 2-for-3; Josh Anthony 2-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater: Brian Kingery (L) 51/3-7-7-5-4-5, Jeremy Elkjer 2/3-20-0-0-0 ... Winsted: Josh Anthony (W) 6-3-4-0-6-10, Lee Kley 1-1-0-0-1-3
Land O' Ducks
Clinton 8, Benson 4
Aaron Hagen, Brady Graham and John Reardon had two hits apiece for Benson, which couldn't recover from committing five errors.
Ben Zahrbock had three hits for Clinton.
Benson.........000 010 210 -- 4 9 5
Clinton..........010 150 01x -- 8 8 0
HITTING - Benson: Rick Jepma 1-for-4, rbi; Aaron Hagen 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Mac Grunig 1-for-3, 2 bb's; Brady Graham 2-for-5, 2b; Dan Martin 1-for-4; John Reardon 2-for-4, 2 runs ... Clinton: Ben Zahrbock 3-for-5, 2b; Ethan Armstrong 1-for-3, 2 runs; Josh Haag 1-for-3, 2b, 2 runs, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson: Andrew Simmonds (L) 6-6-7-3-3-2, Brady Graham 2-2-1-1-0-3 ... Clinton: Mike Adelman (W) 9-9-4-4-5-6