College Baseball: Ridgewater blanks Central Lakes twice
BRAINERD -- The Ridgewater baseball team extended its winning streak to five after posting a pair of shutouts against Central Lakes Tuesday in a MCAC Central Division doubleheader.
The Warriors opened the twin bill by manufacturing 15 hits in a five-inning 12-0 win. Bobby Arens hurled a one-hitter against the Raiders (0-8, 0-25).
Jordan Flick then tossed another shutout in the Warriors' 7-0 win in the nightcap. The right-hander surrendered four hits -- all singles -- while striking out nine in seven complete innings.
The Warriors (4-4, 16-10) are scheduled to play a doubleheader on the road Saturday at 1 p.m. against Fergus Falls.
Ridgewater 12, Central Lakes 0
Johnny Pistulka had two, two-run singles and Shane Kampsen slugged a two-run double and an RBI triple to lift Ridgewater.
Ridgewater 243 30 -- 12 15 1
Central Lakes 000 00 -- 0 1 1
HITTING - Ridgewater: Austen Hadley 1-for-1, rbi; Cameron Lehner 1-for-3; Shane Kampsen 3-for-3, 2b, 3b, 2 runs, 3 rbi; Clint Aretz 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; Mike Weber 1-for-2; Shane Trattles 2-for-2, 3 runs; Dustin Peters 2-for-2, 2 runs; Johnny Pistulka 3-for-3, 4 rbi; Josh Oestreich 1-for-1 ... Central Lakes: Adam Tautges 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Bobby Arens (W) 5-1-0-0-2-3 ... Central Lakes: Dan Koopmeiners (L) 3-9-9-9-3-1, Ted Rohr 2-6-3-3-0-4
Ridgewater 7, Central Lakes 0
Flick had two strikeouts in each of the fourth, fifth and sixth innings, and retired the last 10 batters he faced.
Jordan Prill went 3-for-4 and had RBI singles in the first and seventh to pace the Warriors. Cody Conners added an RBI double in the fourth.
Ridgewater 200 103 1 -- 7 11 1
Central Lakes 000 000 0 -- 0 4 0
HITTING - Ridgewater: Austen Hadley 1-for-4; Cameron Lehner 1-for-4; Clint Aretz 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Jordan Prill 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Mike Weber 1-for-3; Taylor Gonyea 1-for-3, rbi; Cody Conners 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; Johnny Pistulka 1-for-2 ... Central Lakes: Josh Edwards 2-for-3; Jaron Hanson 1-for-3; Ted Rohr 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ridgewater: Jordan Flick (W) 7-4-0-0-2-9 ... Central Lakes: Peter Lucken (L) 7-11-7-7-2-4