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Dylan Johnson of Granite Falls is outside the reach of Montevideo second baseman Tristan Weber in the second inning after a groundball overthrow to first allowed him to take an extra base Monday in Granite Falls. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Dylan Johnson of Granite Falls is outside the reach of Montevideo second baseman Tristan Weber in the second inning after a groundball overthrow to first allowed him to take an extra base Monday in Granite Falls. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Legion Baseball: Montevideo topples Granite Falls

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GRANITE FALLS — Montevideo pounded out 14 hits and Jordan Thompson pitched a complete game, beating Granite Falls 11-3 on Monday.

Montevideo (7-5) took the lead for good, after being tied 2-2, with a five-run third inning, capped by Zac Enevoldsen’s two-run single.

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Enevoldsen, Thompson, Markus Kranz, Austin Hiepler, Bryce Maurice and Logan Knoshal each had two hits, and Jeff Rohloff was 3-for-5.

Thompson struck out two and surrendered one earned run in seven innings.

Austin Vikander was 2-for-4 with a double, and Chase Richter was 1-3 with a double for Granite Falls.

Vikander was the losing pitcher, going three innings and giving up seven runs.

Granite Falls (1-5) next plays today against Minneota at home, and Montevideo hosts Minneota on Monday.

Montevideo 11, Granite Falls 3

Montevideo (7-5)            205 013 0 — 11 14 1

Granite Falls (1-5)            020 010 x — 3 6 2

HITTING – Montevideo: Jeff Rohloff 3-5, rbi, Zac Enevoldsen 2-5, rbi-2, Markus Kranz 2-4, rbi, Jordan Thompson 2-4, Austin Hiepler 2-4, 2b, rbi, Bryce Maurice 2-4, rbi, Logan Knoshal 2-3, rbi … Granite Falls: Jordan Odegard 1-4, Austin Vikander 2-4, 2b, Dylan Johnson 1-4, Joe Sannerud 1-3, Chase Richter 1-3, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Montevideo: Jordan Thompson (W) 7-6-3-1-5-2 … Granite Falls: Vikander (L) 3-10-7-7-2-1; Odegard 3-4-4-2-0-2; Richter 1-0-0-0-0-1

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