Prep baseball: BOLD plates 23 to win WCS title
GRANITE FALLS -- BOLD scored early and often en route to hammering Yellow Medicine East 23-3 in six innings Tuesday to win the West Central South Conference title outright.
The Warriors were able to claim the title by themselves because Montevideo fell 3-1 Tuesday to Morris/Chokio-Alberta. BOLD and Montevideo entered the day tied for first in the conference at 10-1.
The Warriors banged out 21 hits to score three runs in the first, four in the third, five in the fourth and 11 in the sixth. Eight Warriors had multi-hit games with Kyle Athmann leading the way with a 4-for-4 per-formance.
The senior scored four times, a home run shy of hitting for the cycle and the winning pitcher. On the hill he struck out six and gave up five hits, three runs and two walks in five innings of work.
Logan Sangren went 3-for-4 and Tyler Seehusen, Jake Marcus, Riley Kramer, Sawyer Tersteeg, Trent Athmann and Tyler Rock all had two hits apiece. See-husen doubled twice and knocked in three runs, Kramer had four RBIs and Trent Athmann and Rock combined to drive in an-other five runs.
Reed Raddatz, Aaron Zieske and Garrett Lundgren each drove in a run for the Sting. Raddatz had two of the team's five hits.
BOLD 23, YME 3
BOLD 304 50(11) -- 23 21 0
YME 200 010 -- 3 5 1
HITTING - BOLD: Kyle Athmann 4-for-4, 2b, 3b, rbi, 4 runs; Tyler Seehusen 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 3 rbi, 3 runs; Jake Marcus 2-for-2, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Logan Sangren 3-for-4, rbi, 3 runs; Riley Kramer 2-for-3, 4 rbi; Sawyer Tersteeg 2-for-4; Trent Athmann 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Tyler Rock 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Brody Siems 1-for-2, rbi; Nick Steffel 1-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi ... YME: Brandon Grund 1-for-2; Reed Raddatz 2-for-3, rbi; Aaron Zieske 1-for-3, rbi; Garrett Lundgren 1-for-1, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Kyle Athmann (W) 5-5-3-3-2-6, Logan Sangren 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... YME: Aaron Zieske (L) 3-7-7-7-0-1, Jake Sharkey 0.2-6-5-5-2-0, Austin Vikander 1.1-3-5-5-3-2, Elliot Carmany 1-5-6-6-2-1