Legion Baseball: Granite clips Prinsburg
GRANITE FALLS -- Ryan Reishus belted a two-run double in the fifth inning to break a 1-1 tie for Granite Falls as Post 69 upended Prinsburg 4-1 in their opener Thursday.
Adam Koepke added RBI singles in the third and sixth to help Elliot Carmany earn the win.
Carmany struck out five and gave up three hits and three walks, but not an earned run as Granite Falls committed two errors.
Grant Hoekstra, Sam Ohden -- the losing pitcher -- and Tyler Daugherty all singled to account for Prinsburg's three hits.
Granite Falls 4, Prinsburg 1
Prinsburg 010 000 0 -- 1 3 0
Granite Falls 001 021 x -- 4 9 2
HITTING - Prinsburg: Grant Hoekstra 1-for-3; Sam Ohden 1-for-4; Tyler Daugherty 1-for-4 ... Granite Falls: Brandon Grund 1-for-3; Garrett Lundgren 1-for-1; Aaron Zieske 1-for-2, 2b; Adam Koepke 3-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Ryan Reishus 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Chris Jensen 2-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Prinsburg: Sam Ohden (L) 5-7-3-3-5-2, Neil Brouwer 1-2-1-1-0-1 ... Granite Falls: Elliot Carmany (W) 7-3-1-0-3-5
Fairfax 15, Kerkhoven 6
Fairfax got its bats rolling early and the Kerkhoven Legion was unable to keep pace on Thursday night in Kerkhoven.
Kerk's Austin Bowman had two hits and drove in two runs.
Fairfax' Angel Munoz had three hits, drove in four runs and scored three times.
Kerkhoven, now 1-2, plays Willmar at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Kerkhoven.
Fairfax 434 031 0 -- 15 11 2
Kerkhoven 105 000 0 -- 6 5 4
HITTING - Fairfax: Bryce Lindeman 2-for-3 2b r-4, Joel Munoz 2-for-3 rbi r-4, Angel Munoz 3-for-4 2b rbi-4 r-3, Zach Black 2-for-3 rbi-2 ... Kerkhoven: Jonah Johnson 1-for-2 r-2, Joe Buck 2-for-4 rbi, Austin Bowman 2-for-4 2b rbi-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Fairfax: Cade Leitheiser 2.2-2-6-5-4-2, Lucas Seehafer (W) 3.1-3-0-0-3-5, Tanner Beufner 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Kerkhoven: Isaac Froehlich (L) 2-2-7-5-7-3, Sam Johnson 5-9-8-6-3-5
EV-Watkins 11, Tri-Town 1
Eden Valley-Watkins ended the game after six innings with four runs in the top of the inning on Thursday in Atwater.
Tri-Town's Trever Heining was 2-for-3 with a double and a run batted in, and Dylan Hoerchler had Tri-Town's other hit.
Tri-Town is 1-1 and plays in a triangular with Fairfax and New London-Spicer on June 23 in Fairfax. Tri-Town opens with a 1 p.m. game against Fairfax.
EV-Watkins 031 124 -- 11 11 1
Tri-Town 001 000 -- 1 3 4
HITTING - Eden Valley-Watkins: Alex Geislinger 2-for-5 2b-2 rbi-2, Cain Renner 2-for-2 rbi ... Tri-Town: Dylan Hoerchler 1-for-2 rb, Trever Heining 2-for-3 2b rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Eden Valley-Watkins: A.Geislinger (W) 6-3-1-1-4-4 ... Tri-Town: Heining (L) 4-7-5-4-1-0, Lucas Damm 2-4-6-2-6-2