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Area Baseball: Fransen strikes out 14 in Sacred Heart victory

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SACRED HEART — Ryan Fransen struck out 14 Montevideo batters and the Saints broke open the game with a six-run sixth inning in a 9-1 win Wednesday night.

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Ryan Hebrink homered, doubled and drove in five runs, and Jeff Hinderks doubled twice and drove in three runs.

Fransen allowed just four hits in his complete-game start, giving up just a first-inning run on Cam Vien’s single.

The Saints are 12-7 overall and finish their regular-season schedule against Hadley at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Sacred Heart.

Sacred Heart 9, Montevideo 1

Montevideo 100 000 000 — 1 4 1

Sacred Heart 000 120 60x — 9 7 0

HITTING – Montevideo: Mitch Christensen 1-4, Brett Bergeson 1-3, Jared Holmgren 1-4, Cam Vien 1-4 rbi … Sacred Heart: Ryan Hebrink 2-5 hr 2b rbi-5, Tom Lippert 2-4, Jeff Hinderks 2-4 2b-2 rbi-3, Josh Davis 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Montevideo: Tanner Lindemann (L) 5-4-3-2-4-1, Christensen 1-1-0-0-1-1, Holmgren 0.2-2-6-6-4-1, Cam Vien 1.1-1-0-0-2-1 … Sacred Heart: Ryan Fransen (W) 9-4-1-1-2-14

Tuesday’s result

Cornbelt

Sacred Heart 6, Granite Falls 4

Dakota Freiborg doubled in the winning run in the 10th inning.

Jeremy Hinderks worked two innings in relief for the victory.

Cody Fruin had two hits, drove in a run and scored twice, and he struck out 10 in six innings but didn’t factor into the decision.

Sacred Heart 100 030 000 2 — 6 6 0

Granite Falls 120 001 000 0 — 4 7 2

HITTING – Sacred Heart: Mitch Schwint 2-5, Ryan Hebrink 1-4, Jeremy Hinderks 1-5, Dakota Freiborg 1-4 2b rbi, Mike Johnson 1-3 r … Granite Falls: Cody Fruin 2-3 2b r-2 rbi, Tyler Dammann 1-4 rbi-2, Tyler Kanten 2-4, Aaron Zieske 1-5 rbi, Jake Suter 1-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Sacred Heart: Nate Hebrink 8-6-4-4-6-8, Hinderks (W) 2-1-0-0-2-2 … Granite Falls: Fruin 6-3-4-2-2-10, Dylan Lindstrom (L) 4-3-2-2-3-3

Legion

BOLD 10, Eden Valley-Watkins 0

Trevor Nissen hit a two-run home run, tripled and finished with four runs batted in in BOLD’s six-inning win on Wednesday.

Nissen’s two-run homer in the sixth capped a five-run inning that ended the game early.

Tyler Seehusen had three hits and drove in two runs, Logan Sandgren hit a solo homer leading off the third inning and Ben Steffel had two hits and stole three bases.

Seehusen allowed four hits and struck out four to get the win.

BOLD is 9-3 overall and plays in the Litchfield tournament on Saturday.

EVW 000 000 — 0 4 0

BOLD 131 005 — 10 11 2

HITTING – Eden Valley-Watkins: Austin Berg 1-2 2b … BOLD: Trent Athmann 1-3, Tyler Seehusen 3-4 2b rbi-2, Trevor Nissen 2-4 hr 3b rbi-4, Riley Kramer 1-3 2b, Logan Sandgren 1-3 hr rbi, Tyler Rock 0-2 rbi sf, Ben Steffel 2-2 sb-3, Austin Weis 1-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Eden Valley-Watkins: Hayden Willner (L) 5-5-5-5-4-7 … BOLD: Seehusen (W) 6-4-0-0-2-4

Tuesday’s result

Willmar 10, NLS 5

Three Willmar players had 3 hits and Patrick Courtney came within an out of a complete game in Willmar’s win.

Tony McCleary was 3-for-5 with a double, and Cole Haugen was 3-for-4 with a double and 3 runs scored.

Austin Rambow also had 3 hits.

Nick Bergeson walked 3 times and scored 2 runs for NLS.

Willmar 003 043 0 — 10 14 2

NLS 000 140 0 — 5 5 3

HITTING – Willmar: Tyler Stegeman 1-4, Tony McCleary 3-5, 2b, Patrick Courtney 1-4, 2b, r-2, Cole Haugen 3-4, 2b, r-3, Austin Rambow 3-4, 2b, Brandon Christensen 2-4, Josh Warne 1-4 … NLS: Ryan Vraa 1-3, Nick Bergeson 0-0, bb-3, r-2, Grant Vagle 1-3, rbi-2, Jordan Payne 1-4, rbi-2, Aaron Clancy 1-2, Lucas Nordmeyer 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Willmar: Patrick Courtney (W) 6.2-5-5-5-7-7; Adam Nibauer 0.1-0-0-0-0-1 … NLS: Ryan Vraa (L) 4-8-5-4-0-5; Nick Bergeson 1.2-6-5-5-1-1; Jarrett Hatlestad 1.1-0-0-0-1-4

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