Baseball: 9-run fourth lifts Canby past RCW
CANBY -- The fourth inning spelled doom for the Renville County West Jaguars in a 12-8 Camden Conference loss to the Canby Lancers on Thursday.
The Lancers erupted for nine runs to take over a close game. The rally chewed up three Jaguar pitchers. Ben Trochlil finally doused the fire with 2Zc innings of two-hit, scoreless relief.
Starter Adam Loe took the loss.
RCW (4-1, 4-2) had only four hits and made six errors.
Steve Gens doubled and tripled and Nate Wensauer doubled, singled and drove in two runs for RCW.
Starter Chris Nemitz went four innings to get the win for Canby (2-2, 2-2).
Canby 12, RCW 8
RCW 400 002 2 -- 8 4 6
Canby 201 900 x -- 12 8 2
HITTING - Renville County West: Steve Gens 2-for-4, 2b, 3b; Nate Wensauer 2-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi ... Canby: Trevor Citrowski 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Brandon Kamrath 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Jake Long 2-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Renville County West: Adam Loe (L) 3-3-5-1-1-4, Dakota Freiborg Xc-2-5-4-2-2, Brian Harper 0-1-2-2-3-0, Ben Trochlil 2Zc-2-0-0-0-0 ... Canby: Chris Nemitz (W) 4-4-4-4-3-6, Brandon Kamrath (S) 3-0-4-3-8-3
KMS 9, Minneota 8
Aaron Zimmer hit a two-run homer in the top of the second as the Fighting Saints held on to their lead in a 9-8 ball game with Minneota.
KMS' Lee Keil and Aaron Doraska both cashed in two hits each and Bryan Schlagel drove in two runs.
Marc Beckman earned the win for the Fighting Saints for six innings of work and only allowing four hits and one earned run. He struck out seven.
KMS 141 030 0 -- 9 9 5
Minneota 100 002 5 -- 8 11 6
HITTING - Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Aaron Zimmer 1-for-4, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; John Glimsdahl 1-for-4; Marc Beckman 1-for-2; Taylor Freetly 1-for-3, rbi; Bryan Schlagel 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Lee Keil 2-for-4, rbi; Aaron Doraska 2-for-3... Minneota: Charles Bot 3-for-4, 3b, 2 rbi; Joe Bretschneider 2-for-5
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Marc Beckman (W) 6-4-3-1-2-7; John Glimsdahl 1-4-5-4-3-1 ... Minneota: Matt Musser (L) 4-6-6-5-2-0; Shane Hennen 1-3-3-1-1-1; Jesus Macias 2-0-0-0-0-3
Pheasant Hancock 4, Clinton-GB 1
The Owls' Brendon Foss tossed a two-hitter with 14 strikeouts. Tyler Kellner got two hits and drove in a run for Hancock (4-1, 4-1).
Clinton-GB 010 000 0 -- 1 2 *
Hancock 310 000 x -- 4 5 *
HITTING - Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley: Lucas Klodt 1-for-3, Anthony Satran 1-for-4 ... Hancock: Brendon Foss 1-for-2, 2 sb's; Derrick Foss 1-for-3; Tyler Kellner 2-for-2, rbi; Dylan Reese 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Clinton-Graceville/Beardsley: Nate Kleindl (L) 5-5-4-*-4-2 ... Hancock: Brendon Foss (W) 7-2-1-0-5-14
HLWW 4, BBE 3
(13 innings) -- Josh Beier pitched eight scoreless innings of relief for the Jaguars until HL-Waverly scored the winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning off a single, followed by a sacrifice bunt and a run-scoring error.
The error was the only one forfeited by BBE during the 13-inning Central Minnesota Conference ball game.
BBE -- 3
HL-Waverly -- 4
HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: not available ... Howard Lake-Waverly: not available
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: not available ... Howard Lake-Waverly: not available
HLWW 7, BBE 4
Kevin Keufler went 2-for-4. No other details were available at press time.
HL-Waverly -- 7
BBE -- 4
HITTING - Howard Lake-Waverly: not available ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: not available
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Howard Lake-Waverly: not available ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: not available