Legion Baseball: Stevens leads BOLD to win
BIRD ISLAND -- Jake Stevens tossed a one-hitter against Cottonwood as BOLD won 4-1 in the first game of the BOLD Invite on Friday.
Stevens allowed just one earned run to Cottonwood. He walked one and struck out four.
The Mudhens' offense backed Stevens' effort with four runs. Shawn Dollerschell, Andy Stevens and Kyle Seehusen each ripped a double. Dollerschell also drove in three runs for BOLD (1-2).
Tyler Hebrink reached base three times on singles and Dylan Gass also slapped two base hits.
Adam Brewers took the loss for Cottonwood (1-2). He surrendered six hits and three runs in four innings.
Jeremy Labat hit the lone single for Cottonwood.
BOLD 4, Cottonwood 1
Cottonwood 100 000 0 -- 1 1 0
BOLD 012 010 x -- 4 9 1
HITTING - Cottonwood: Jeremy Labat 1-for-1 ... BOLD: Tyler Hebrink 3-for-4; Dylan Gass 2-for-3; Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-3, 2b, 3 rbi; Derek Smith 1-for-2; Andy Stevens 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; Kyle Seehusen 1-for-2, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Cottonwood: Adam Brewers (L) 4-6-3-3-1-3; Jeremy Labat 2-3-1-1-1-1 ... BOLD: Jake Stevens (W) 7-1-1-1-1-4
Pelican Rapids 5, Sacred Heart 3
Pelican Rapids scored two runs in the top of the ninth to claim the victory.
Sacred Heart (1-3) had a chance to win in the eighth with runners at first and second and one out, but two strikeouts killed the rally.
Trent Novotny got out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth with a strikeout, a fielder's choice which scored one run and a ground out.
Steve Gens went 2-for-3 to lead Sacred Heart. Novotny, who took the loss in relief, had an RBI and Nate Wensauer doubled.
Brian Guler pitched the first eight innings for Pelican Rapids and got the win. He struck out 11 and walked five. Jan-Erik Lindberg, who threw the ninth inning for the save, had three of Pelican Rapids' six hits.
Pelican Rapds 000 011 102 -- 5 6 3
Sacred Heart 001 011 000 -- 3 10 0
HITTING - Pelican Rapids: Jan-Erik Lindberg 3-for-5, rbi ... Sacred Heart: Trent Novotny 1-for-4, rbi; Dakota Freiborg 1-for-3; Paul Peterson 1-for-3; Steve Gens 2-for-3; Nate Wensauer 1-for-4, 2b; Brian Harper 1-for-1, rbi; Adam Loe 1-for-2; Brian Feldman 1-for-1; Mitch Agre 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Pelican Rapids: Brian Guler (W) 8-10-3-1-5-11; Jan-Erik Lindberg (S) 1-0-0-0-0-3 ... Sacred Heart: Steve Jakel 5-2-1-1-7-4; Trent Novotny (L) 3Zc-3-4-4-3-1; Phil Erickson Xc-1-0-0-0-2