Prep Baseball: ACGC, BBE ousted from Section 5A field
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa were each ousted from the Section 5A-West baseball tournament on Friday.
Browerville/Eagle Valley topped ACGC 4-1 in Browerville and BBE succumbed to Eden Valley-Watkins 6-4 in Eden Valley.
Browerville/EV 4, ACGC 1
The Falcons ran into St. Cloud State signee Scott Lieser, who held ACGC (8-12) to three hits and one run.
Joel Slinden singled to score Jordan Tanner with the Falcons' lone run in the first inning. Slinden and Tanner combined for all of the Falcons' hits. Tanner went 2-for-3 and also took the loss on the mound.
Lieser went the distance, striking out eight and walking three.
ACGC 100 000 0 -- 1 3 2
Browerville/EV 200 011 x -- 4 7 0
HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jordan Tanner 2-for-3, 2b; Joel Slinden 1-for-3, rbi ... Browerville/Eagle Valley: Levi May 1-for-4, rbi; Dillon Lundin 1-for-2, 2 runs, solo HR, rbi; Scott Lieser 1-for-3, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Patrick Hudalla 1-for-2; Evan Betts 1-for-3; Mitchell Haid 1-for-2; Julius Stone 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jordan Tanner (L) 6-7-4-4-3-9 ... Browerville/Eagle Valley: Scott Lieser (W) 7-3-1-1-3-8
EV-Watkins 6, BBE 4
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa commited three costly errors in the sixth inning that led to a four-run inning for Eden Valley-Watkins.
BBE (6-15) led 4-2 after scoring three runs in the top of the foufth, highlighted by Kevin Keufler's two-run single.
Josh Beier was tagged with the loss, allowing seven hits and three earned runs in six innings.
Keufler had two of the Jaguars' four hits.
BBE 001 300 0 -- 4 4 4
EV-Watkins 101 004 x -- 6 7 0
HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Kevin Keufler 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Alex Thompson 1-for-4; Brady Koehler 1-for-3, 2b ... Eden Valley-Watkins: Dan Sargent 2-for-3; Jordan Dockendorf 1-for-3, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Josh Beier (W) 6-7-6-3-4-1 ... Eden Valley-Watkins: Tyler Geislinger (W) 7-4-4-4-8-11