Baseball: Kanten leads Monte rout over YME, 13-0
GRANITE FALLS -- Senior Montevideo left-hander Tyler Kanten twirled a four-hitter and slugged a grand-slam homer as the Thunder Hawks blanked Yellow Medicine East 13-0 in a West Central South Conference game Monday.
Kanten, Eldon Evans and Mike Amborn had two hits apiece.
Andrew Walters doubled for the Sting. Shaun Neu got the loss.
Montevideo 13, YME 0
Montevideo (3-1, 3-1) 102 042 4 -- 13 9 1
YME (2-1, 2-1) 000 000 0 -- 0 4 8
HITTING - Montevideo: Payton Schultz 1-for-2, Mike Amborn 2-for-3, 2b; Tyler Kanten 2-for-4, grand slam HR, 5 rbi; Cameron Vien 1-for-4, Eldon Evans 2-for-3, 2b; Zach Weckwerth 1-for-1 .... Yellow Medicine East: Phil Johnson 1-for-3, Taylor Tollefson 1-for-3, Andrew Walters 1-for-3, 2b; Tadd Berg 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Tyler Kanten (W) 7-4-0-0-0-10 .... Yellow Medicine East: Shaun Neu (L) 4Xc-5-7-4-3-2, Ian Olson 2Zc-4-6-5-3-2-
Morris 11, Benson 3
Benson took a 3-1 lead when Luke Staton singled in Preston Flolo in the third inning, but Morris answered in the bottom half of the inning by producing five runs on five hits after 10 batters went to the plate.
Junior right-hander Ben Johnson then tossed four scoreless innings to finish with a complete-game win.
Kirby Sayles' two-run single and RBI singles from Andrew Loher and Matt Wohlers highlighted the Tigers' third inning. Loher singled in another run in the fourth.
Benson (0-2, 0-4) 021 000 0 -- 3 7 3
Morris (1-2, 2-4) 015 320 x -- 11 9 2
HITTING - Benson: Dan Martin 1-for-4; Preston Flolo 2-for-4; Luke Staton 1-for-3, rbi; Mike Ahrndt 1-for-4; Andrew Simmons 1-for-3 .... Morris: Tony Schultz 1-for-3, 2 runs; Taylor Witt 1-for-3; Matt Wohlers 2-for-4, 2b, 3 runs, rbi; Andrew Loher 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Kirby Sayles 1-for-4, 3 rbi; Mike Siegel 2-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson: Mike Ahrndt (L) 2Xc-3-5-5-3-3, Andrew Simmons 2Zc-4-6-3-4-1, Luke Staton 1-0-0-0-0-0 .... Morris: Ben Johnson (W) 7-7-3-2-3-1
ACGC 17, BOLD 14
The teams combined for 26 hits and nine errors. ACGC (2-1, 2-2) scored six runs in the top of the sixth, then held BOLD (0-3, 0-3) to four to earn the win.
Justin Schroeder had three hits, including two doubles, and four RBI to lead the Falcons.
Dylan Gass went 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI for the Warriors. Shawn Dollerschell hit a three-run home run and had four RBI. Jon Caspers doubled twice and drove in four runs.
ACGC (2-1, 2-2) 218 006 0 -- 17 10 2
BOLD (0-3, 0-3) 216 104 0 -- 14 16 7
HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Justin Schroeder 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2 2b's, 4 rbi; A.J. Fredriksen 2-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Jeff Peterson 1-for-1, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Vance Martin 1-for-5, 1 rbi; Travis Fredriksen 1-for-4, 2 runs, 2b; Joey Slinden 1-for-5; Brooks Maurer 1-for-2 .... BOLD: Dylan Gass 4-for-5, 2 runs, 2b, rbi; Shawn Dollerschell 2-for-4, 3-run HR, 4 rbi; Joey Sullivan 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Jon Caspers 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2 2b's, 4 rbi; Brent Zuhlsdorf 2-for-5, rbi; Blake Garberich 1-for-2, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Kyle Johnson 2-3-3-3-4-2, Jordan Tanner 3-11-10-9-1-3, A.J. Fredriksen (W) 2-2-1-1-0-3 .... BOLD: Brent Christensen 2Zc-5-7-6-4-1, Blake Garberich (L) 3Xc-5-10-0-6-4, Ross Okins 1-0-0-0-2-1