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Legion Baseball: Madison clips ’Tonka in Ely tournament

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

ELY — The Madison Legion team scored a 5-1 victory over Minnetonka in the DQ Grill and Chill Classic tournament on Friday.

Starter Brandon Hill got the win, working the first four innings and allowing one hit. Austin Haas worked the final three innings to get a save.

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Haas also was 3-for-4 and Dylan Lillejord doubled in two runs. Garrett Olson also had two RBIs.

Madison plays Brookston at noon today, then plays Ely at 8 p.m.

Madison 5, Minnetonka 1

Madison 003 020 0 — 5 8 2

Minnetonka 000 010 0 — 1 6 1

HITTING – Madison: Austin Haas 3-4, Brandon Hill 1-4, Dylan Lillejord 1-4 2b rbi-2, Garrett Olson 1-3 rbi-2, Ty Kanstrup 1-3, Cole Bungarden 1-3 … Minnetonka: Mark Krohn 2-3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Madison: Hill (W) 4-1-0-0-1-2, Haas (Sv) 3-5-1-1-0-3 … Minnetonka: Barry Lund (L) 6-6-5-5-1-1

Chutes Tournament

Willmar loses

to tough opponents

The Willmar Legion team ran into a couple of accomplished squads on Friday in the St. Cloud Chutes Tournament.

Willmar lost 10-0 to Lakeville North, comprised of players from a prep team that placed third in the recent state Class AAA tournament.

Will also fell 9-3 to Tri-City Red, a team made up of players from Moundsview’s Class AAA state championship team.

In Game One, Tyler Stegeman, Brandon Christenson and Adam Nibaur had Willmar’s three hits.

In Game Two, Stegeman was 4-for-4 and Evan Van Den Einde and Brandon Christenson had Willmar’s other two hits.

Willmar plays its next opponent, to be determined, at 5:30 p.m. today at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud.

Game One

Lakeville North 10, Willmar 0

Willmar 000 00 — 0 3 2

Lakeville North 060 22 — 10 4 1

HITTING – Willmar: Tyler Stegeman 1-2, Brandon Christenson 1-2, Adam Nibaur 1-1 … Lakeville North: Angelo Altavila 2-2, Cole Nonweiler 1-3 2b rbi-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Willmar: Cole Christenson (L) 1.1-1-6-6-5-2, Stegeman 2-2-1-0-3-2, Logan Wigton 1.1-1-3-2-3-0 … Lakeville North: Wesley Ahlers (W) 4-1-0-0-0-5, Kyle Rhodes 1-2-0-0-1-0

Game Two

Tri-City Red 9, Willmar 3

Willmar 100 110 0 — 3 6 4

Tri-City Red 031 410 x — 9 7 3

HITTING – Willmar: Stegeman 4-4, Evan Van Den Einde 1-4, B. Christenson 1-4 … Tri-City Red: Ben Mezzenga 2-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Willmar: Brandon Wedel (L) 5-6-9-5-4-0, Jonathon Linden 1-1-0-0-1-1 … Tri-City Red: Charlie Calahan (W) 6-6-3-1-3-5, Jeff Pestre 1-0-0-0-0-1

Eden Valley-Watkins 7, Morris 3

Joey DuFault had two hits and Bryce Jergenson and Brady Jergenson both had doubles and drove runs in Morris’ loss at home on Friday.

Eden Valley-Wat. 021 112 0 — 7 8 1

Morris 002 010 0 — 3 7 6

HITTING – Eden Valley-Watkins: Hunter Matheis 2-4 rbi r-2, Tanner Flaschenheim 1-4 rbi-2 … Morris: Joey DuFault 2-4 r-2, Bryce Jergenson 1-3 2b rbi, Brady Jergenson 1-2 2b rbi, Toby Sayles 1-3, Phillip Anderson 1-3, Robert Rohloff 1-3 sb

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Eden Valley-Watkins: Austin Schlangen (W) 7-7-3-3-2-8 … Morris: Bryce Jergenson (L) 5-6-5-2-2-7, Dufault 2-2-2-2-1-3

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