Malvin hit in 9th lifts Atwater in Cornbelt game
ATWATER -- Michael Malvin singled in Jeff Peterson with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and Atwater handed Milroy its first loss in Cornbelt League Sunday with a 3-2 win.
Chuckers right-hander Justin Downes spun a two-hitter with one walk and four strikeouts for the win.
Justin Schlemmer had homered in the top of the ninth to tie it for Milroy.
Peterson opened the bottom of the ninth with an infield hit. Luke Wallace, who was 3-for-4, singled him to third before Malvin's game-winning hit.
Mahlon Zimmerman took the loss for Milroy (7-1, 10-3).
Atwater 3, Milroy 2
Milroy 000 100 001 -- 2 2 1
Atwater 010 010 001 -- 3 7 3
HITTING - Milroy: Matt Bauer 1-for-4, Justin Schlemmer 1-for-3, solo HR ... Atwater: Josh Cunningham 1-for-4, 2b; Justin Downes 1-for-4, 2b; Luke Wallace 3-for-4, 2b; Mike Wallace 1-for-4, Michael Malvin 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Milroy: Mahlon Zimmerman (L) 8Xc-7-3-2-4-6 ... Atwater: Justin Downes (W) 9-2-2-2-1-4
Bird Island 8, Starbuck 7
Jesse Bjur singled in Andy Dollerschell with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.
Bjur, who pitched the ninth in relief, also got the win.
Dollerschell belted a two-run homer for the Islanders. Mike Andreas drove in three runs for the Stars.
Starbuck 101 200 300 -- 7 11 1
Bird Island 010 420 001 -- 8 10 0
HITTING - Bird Island: Brad Gass 1-for-3, 2 runs; Andy Dollerschell 2-for-5, 3 runs, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Ben Aaseth 2-for-4, rbi; Eric Gass 1-for-3, rbi; Jeremy Mortenson 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Jesse Bjur 2-for-5, 2 rbi ... Starbuck: Ryan Gandrud 1-for-3, Andrew Kessler 3-for-4, 3 runs, 2b, rbi; Zach Lagred 1-for-5, rbi; Mike Andreas 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Mike VanOverbeke 1-for-3; Chad Andreas 1-for-5, Jon Hoffmann 1-for-3, Dan Braaten 1-for-4, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Bird Island: Erik Gass 6-10-7-7-0-3, Dylan Gass 2-1-0-0-3-2, Jesse Bjur (W) 1-0-0-0-1-0 ... Starbuck: John Hoffman 7-9-7-7-3-7, Mike Whitmore (L) 1Xc-2-1-1-2-3
Raymond 15, Regal 10
The slugfest between Raymond and Regal was capitalized by six home runs between the squads.
Kyle Knott and Mike Kragenbring hit two-run homers in the fourth and fifth innings for Raymond. Knott hit another three-run shot in the seventh inning.
Kragenbring finished the day 5-for-5 with two doubles and three runs scored.
Ben Ruter and Tom DeBoer also hit solo blasts in the second inning for Raymond.
Regal's Josh Krupke hit a solo homer in the fifth inning. He also hit a double and score three times.
Raymond 053 220 300 -- 15 17 1
Regal 040 010 500 -- 10 12 1
HITTING - Raymond: Mike Kragenbring 5-for-5, 2 2b, 2-run HR, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Kyle Knott 2-for-6, 2-run HR, 3-run HR, 3 runs, 5 rbi; Jason Meyer 2-for-5; Ben Ruter 4-for-5, HR, 2 runs, rbi; Tom DeBoer 2-for-4, HR, rbi; Shawn Thissen 2-for-5; Zach Nelson 1-for-4; Tyler Steen 1-for-4, ... Regal: Jordan Beier 3-for-4, rbi; Austin Kampsen 2-for-4, rbi; Josh Krupke 2-for-4, 2b, HR, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Chris Beier 1-for-4, rbi; Ben Hadley 1-for-4; Josh Eckstein 1-for-1, rbi; Cody Flanders 1-for-2; Ryan Schneider 1-for-5,
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Raymond: Zach Nelson 1Zc-2-4-4-2-1, Brandon Larson (W) 4Xc-6-1-1-3-5, Ron Hoekstra 3-4-5-5-4-1 ... Regal: Austen Hadley (L) 2-9-8-8-1-1, Jordan Beyer 2Zc-3-4-4-2-1, Shane Radermacher 4Xc-5-3-3-3-2
New London-Spicer 8, Sacred Heart 5
Ryan Speltz pitched a five-hit complete game for New London-Spicer. He allowed four earned runs, struck out six Sacred Heart hitters and rapped two base hits on offense.
Jeremy Dirkson and Matt Danielson led the NLS offense with home runs in the fourth and seven innings. Dirksen hit a three-run shot and Danielson a two-run homer.
Sacred Heart's Matt Koenen took the loss after seven innings pitched.
Mitch Schmidt and Mike Kushel drove in runs for Sacred Heart.
Sacred Heart 000 110 102 -- 5 5 0
NL-Spicer 000 302 21x -- 8 8 2
HITTING - Sacred Heart: Mitch Schmidt 1-for-4, rbi; Jeremy Hinderks 1-for-4, 2b; Mike Kushel 1-for-3, rbi; Jeff Hinderks 1-for-3; Brian Aeikens 1-for-4 ... New London-Spicer: Scott Rambow 3-for-4, 2 2b; Mike Danielson 1-for-4, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Jeremy Dirksen 1-for-4, 3-run HR, 3 rbi; Ryan Speltz 2-for-4; Mike Thompson 2-for-3; Jack Swaegerl 1-for-4, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Sacred Heart: Matt Koenen (L) 7-8-8-8-1-5; Phil Erickson 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... New London-Spicer: Ryan Speltz (W) 9-5-5-4-5-6
Granite Falls 4, Paynesville 1
The Kilowatts took a 3-1 lead on Tyler Kanten's two-run double in the fourth. Cody Fruin allowed just two hits over eight innings for the win.
Paynesville 010 000 000 -- 1 3 4
Granite Falls 010 210 00x -- 4 8 3
HITTING - Paynesville: Jamie Paul 1-for-4, 2b; Adam Miller 1-for-4, Matt Fuchs 1-for-2 ... Granite Falls: James Gallegher 1-for-3, Tyler Kanten 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Tyler Flatum 2-for-5, Cam Vien 1-for-4, rbi; Chad Listul 2-for-2, Jeremy Weiland 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: Jamie Paul (L) 8-8-4-3-4-7 ... Granite Falls: Cody Fruin (W) 8-2-1-1-6-