Legion Baseball: Late rally lifts Kerkhoven to 1-run victory
KERKHOVEN -- Bryan Schlagel's double to center field lifted Kerkhoven to a 7-6 win over Hector in American Legion baseball action Monday.
The hit capped a four-run rally with no outs. John Glimsdahl led off the bottom of the seventh for Kerkhoven (1-6) with a single, then the next three batters walked, including a bases-loaded pass to score a run. Jonah Johnson singled in the second run.
Schlagel ripped the ball over the fielder's head in center to score the tying and winning runs.
Hector took a 6-3 lead in the fifth with five runs, highlighted by back-to-back doubles from Trevor Schmid and Tyler Richards.
Marc Beckman had three hits to pace Kerkhoven.
Brody Nelson and Riley Kramer had two hits each for Hector.
Kerkhoven 7, Hector 6
Hector 001 050 0 -- 6 9 0
Kerkhoven 020 010 4 -- 7 13 2
HITTING - Hector: Ryan Haun 1-for-2, rbi; Taylor Broderius 1-for-3; Brody Nelson 2-for-3, 2b; Riley Kramer 2-for-3; Trevor Schmid 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Tyler Richards 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi ... Kerkhoven: Jonah Johnson 1-for-4, rbi; Bryan Schlagel 2-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Marc Beckman 3-for-4; Lee Kiel 2-for-3, rbi; Jordan Helms 1-for-3; John Glimsdahl 2-for-3; Austen Bowman 1-for-3, rbi; Kyle Baker 1-for-2, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Hector: Mason Clark 6-11-3-3-5-3, Trevor Schmid 0-3-4-4-3-0 ... Kerkhoven: John Glimsdahl 4-7-6-4-1-4, Austen Bowman (W) 3-2-0-0-1-4
Milroy 7, Granite Falls 3
Only three of the runs off Granite Falls' Dylan Lindstrom were earned. He walked just one and fanned eight over seven innings.
Zach Campbell went the distance for Milroy. It was a seven-hitter with four walks and seven strikeouts.
Derek Dyrdahl ripped a triple in the fifth and a double to plate a run in the seventh, but the two-run rally from Granite Falls (2-3) was way short.
Alex Jones and Jeremy Hollock each had a single and a double for Milroy.
Milroy 000 130 3 -- 7 12 2
Granite Falls 001 000 2 -- 3 7 6
HITTING - Milroy: Alex Jones 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Shane Erickson 2-for-4, rbi; Josh Soupier 2-for-4, rbi; Jeremy Hollock 2-for-4, 2b ... Granite Falls: Dylan Lindstrom 2-for-4, 2b; Derek Dyrdahl 2-for-4, 3b, 2b, rbi; Travis Enger 1-for-4, rbi; Jordan Hagert 1-for-3, rbi; Mason Hegna 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Milroy: Zach Campbell (W) 7-7-3-3-4-7 ... Granite Falls: Dylan Lindstrom (L) 7-12-7-3-1-8
Montevideo 4, Sacred Heart 0
Colton Vien hurled a two-hit shutout and allowed just one runner to advance past second base to help Montevideo up its record to 3-1. Vien also helped his own cause at the plate by delivering a two-run single in the third inning to cap the scoring.
Ryan Tostenson opened the scoring with an RBI double in the first and Brett Bergeson put Montevideo up 2-0 in the second with an RBI groundout.
Jordon Daugherty and Trent Novotny singled to account for the two Sacred Heart (1-1) hits.
Montevideo 112 000 0 -- 4 6 1
Sacred Heart 000 000 0 -- 0 2 1
HITTING - Montevideo: Troy Hendrickson 1-for-4; Tyler Kuno 1-for-2; Ryan Tostenson 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Colton Vien 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Jerad Schmitt 1-for-2; Brett Bergeson 1-for-3, rbi ... Sacred Heart: Trent Novotny 1-for-2; Jordon Daugherty 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Colton Vien (W) 7-2-0-0-3-9 ... Sacred Heart: Dakota Freiborg (L) 5-5-4-3-1-5, Ryan Fransen 2-1-0-0-0-1
Paynesville 12, Sauk Centre 1
Eric Wolbeck's two-run home run highlighting a four-run first and launched Paynesville's five-inning domination of Sauk Centre.
Winning pitcher Jordan Lieser, Jason Kampsen and Wolbeck each finished with a pair of hits.
Lieser gave up one hit -- Jason Buschette's RBI single in the second -- while walking two and whiffing five over four innings.
Sauk Centre 010 00 -- 1 1 0
Paynesville 432 3x -- 12 12 0
HITTING - Sauk Centre: Josh Buschette 1-for-1, rbi ... Paynesville: Jason Kampsen 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2b, 3 rbi; Aaron Savelkoul 1-for-4, rbi; Casey Hess 1-for-3, 2 runs; Jordan Lieser 2-for-3, 2 runs, 3b, rbi; Eric Wolbeck 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Kyle Walters 1-for-2; Devon Savage 1-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi; Garrett Thompson 1-for-1, 2b, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Sauk Centre: Hinnenkamp (L) 2-5-7-7-3-0 ... Paynesville: Jordan Lieser (W) 4-1-1-1-2-5, Casey Hess 1-0-0-0-2-2
Glenwood 5, Benson 4
Kevin Jenks scored on a wild pitch in the bottom half of the seventh inning to cap a wild 5-4 Glenwood win over Benson (1-4).
Glenwood had to overcome hitting into a triple play in the fifth to down Benson. With two runners on, Glenwood popped up a bunt which was caught by the Benson catcher, who then threw to the first baseman who fired the ball to the second baseman to double up the Glenwood base runners and complete the 2-3-4 triple play.
Jenks, Mike Whittemore and Mike Nielsen doubled for Glenwood, which outhit Benson 8-7. Whittemore struck out two in the seventh to earn the win in relief of Cory Holten.
Cameron Simmonds doubled and scored twice and Andrew Ebert knocked in two runs to pace the Benson offense.
Benson (1-4) 201 001 0 -- 4 7 1
Glenwood 201 100 1 -- 5 8 1
HITTING - Benson: Carter Fennell 1-for-4, rbi; Chris Bouther 1-for-4, 2b; Cameron Simmonds 2-for-3, 2b, 2 runs; Andrew Ebert 1-for-2, 2 rbi; Cody Jaeger 1-for-3; Jed Eix 1-for-2 ... Glenwood: C. Holten 1-for-4; K. Jenks 1-for-3, 2b, 2 runs; M. Whittemore 1-for-3, 2b; M. Nielsen 2-for-3, 2b; A. Gorake 1-for-3; A. Amundson 2-for-3, 2 sb's
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson: Jed Eix (L) 6-8-5-4-2-9 ... Glenwood: C. Holten 6-7-4-3-4-10, M. Whittemore (W) 1-0-0-0-0-2
Morris 9, Clinton 1
Morris scored at least one run in every inning except the fifth, spurred on by seven errors and seven walks from Clinton.
Tyler Hansen, Dustin Sauter and Ryan Beyer each doubled for Morris (5-3). Hansen scored three times and Sauter stole two bases.
Clinton 000 001 0 -- 1 5 7
Morris 311 103 x -- 9 6 0
HITTING - Morris: Alex Erickson 1-for-1, Tyler Hansen 1-for-3, 3 runs, 2b, rbi; Dustin Sauter 1-for-3, 2 runs, 2b, 2 sb's, rbi; Ryan Beyer 1-for-3, 2b; Cole Riley 1-for-3, rbi; Nate Gades 1-for-2 ... Clinton: Logan Nordly 2-for-2, Nate Vogt 1-for-3, Justin Holflin 1-for-3, Tanner Doop 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Morris: Alex Erickson 2-1-0-0-0-4, Nate Gades (W) 2-0-0-0-0-3, Travis Rinkenberger 2-4-1-1-1-2 ... Clinton: Jesse Weick (L) 4-6-6-2-2-3, Logan Nordly 2-0-3-0-5-1