Amateur baseball roundup: Sacred Heart pounds Brownton
Jeremy Hindirks hit a three-run home run in the first, and Dakota Freiborg hit a two-run home run in the third as Sacred Heart hammered out 19 hits in seven innings.
Brownton tried to stymie Sacred Heart pitcher Matt Koenen, as Brownton had runners on first, and third, twice in the game, but got just one run out of it. Koenen pitched a complete game while striking out five.
Brownton pitcher Michael Hahan, took the loss, allowing 12 runs in three innings of work.
Freiborg had six runs batted in, and Ryan Hebrink and Hindriks each added three RBIs.
The Saints plays 2 p.m. Saturday against Marshall in Sacred Heart.
Sacred Heart 17, Brownton 1
Brownton...............000 010 0 -- 1 5 2
Sacred Heart 902 402 0 -- 17 19 0
HITTING - Brownton: Bryce Liendman 1-for-3, Aaron Plath 1-for-3, Chad Jenge 2-for-3 run, Joe Ahrels 1-for-3... Sacred Heart: Ryan Hebrink 4-for-5 2 runs 2b 3 rbi, Tyler Klinehusen 2-for-4 3 runs 2b 3 rbi, Dakota Freiborg 4-for-5 2 runs 2-run HR 6 rbi, Jeremy Hindriks 1-for-4 3-run HR 3 rbi, Tom Lippert 1-for-1, Mike Kushel 1-for-2 2 runs, Nate Hebrink 1-for-2 2b, Chris Potter 1-for-1, Jeff Hindriks 2-for-3 2 runs rbi, Trent Nozotny 2-for-2 3 runs
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Brownton: Michael Hahan (L) 3-12-11-11-0-2 Ryan Grahams 1-3-4-4-1-1 Joe Ahlers 1-1-0-0-1-3 Schwichtenberg 1-3-2-2-1-1 ... Sacred Heart: Matt Koenen (W) 7-5-1-1-1-5
Atwater 9, Spring Hill 2
The Chuckers pounded out 13 hits to support the 4-hit pitching of Brian Kingery, who went the distance.
Kingery singled in the game's first run in the lower half of the fourth, then scored on Justin Schroeder's 2-run double during a 4-run inning.
Josh Cunningham went 4-for-5 and Matt Lilleberg's 2 hits knocked in a pair of runs.
Kingery walked 3 and fanned 5; both Spring Hill runs in the eighth were unearned.
The Chuckers (16-6) return to County Line action on Sunday at Starbuck.
Spring Hill 000 000 020 -- 2 4 3
Atwater 000 413 10x -- 9 13 2
HITTING - Spring Hill: Jamie Terres 1-for-3, Nathan Terres 1-for-4, Cody Eichers 1-for-4, Brent Terres 1-for-3... Atwater: Josh Cunningham 4-for-5, rbi; Justin Schroeder 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi, 2 runs; Trevor Heining 1-for-2, rbi; Jacoby Anderson 2-for-3, 2b; Brian Kingery 1-for-5, rbi; Matt Lilleberg 2-for-2, 2 rbi; Vance Martin 1-for-2, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Spring Hill: Cody Eichers (L) 5-7-5-4-1-3, Eric Schoenberg 2-6-4-2-0-1, Brad Terres 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Atwater: Brian Kingery (W) 9-4-2-0-3-5
NL-Spicer 7, Luxemburg 5
Tyler Horning and Mike Danielson led off the fourth inning for New London-Spicer with back-to-back home runs, and the Twins went on to beat Luxemburg 7-5 on Friday.
Kevin Soine and Jake Rambow also had RBI hits for the Twins. Greg Terries, and Mitch Ergen led Luxemburg with a double each.
Chris Kunaw pitched four innings, taking the loss for Luxemburg, giving up five runs, and striking out two. NLS pitcher Ben Kulsted went 8-2/3 innings, giving up five runs while striking out five.
NLS (4-5, 11-6) plays on Sunday at Norway Lake-Sunburg.
Luxemburg 000 000 104 -- 5 8 2
NL-Spicer 000 600 01x -- 7 8 2
HITTING - Luxemburg: Luke Harren 2-for-5, Greg Terries 1-for-4 2b, Kelly Webber 1-for-5, Derrick Orth 1-for-4, Mitch Ergen 2-for-4 2b, Chris Knauff 1-for-4 ... NL-Spicer: Kevin Soine 1-for-3 rbi, Jake Rambow 1-for-2 2 rbi, Tyler Horning 1-for-4 solo-HR 1 rbi, Mike Danielson 2-for-4 solo-HR 1 rbi, Nathaniel Swoyer 2-for-4 Ben Kulset 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Luxemburg: Chris Kunaw (L) 4-5-6-6-3-2, Luke Haren 4-3-1-0-0-3... NL-Spicer: Ben Kulsted (W) 8.2-8-5-1-2-5, Jake Rambow .1-0-0-0-0-0