Prep Baseball: KMS blanks Lakeview to extend win streak to 8
COTTONWOOD -- Marc Beckman pitched a complete-game shutout as Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg upended Lakeview 4-0 in a Camden Conference game on Thursday.
KMS managed only two hits, but took advantage of five walks. The win was the eighth straight for the Fighting Saints (5-3, 8-4), who opened the season with four losses in a row.
Taylor Freetly rapped a two-run single in the third for KMS. Aaron Zimmer used a squeeze bunt in the fourth inning to score the third run and a fielder's choice scored the final run in the top of the sixth.
Beckman allowed five hits and two walks, while striking out four.
KMS 4, Lakeview 0
KMS 002 101 0 -- 4 2 0
Lakeview 000 000 0 -- 0 5 0
HITTING - Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Aaron Doraska 1-for-3; Taylor Freetly 1-for-4, 2 rbi ... Lakeview: Ryan Kurtenbach 1-for-3; Jeremy Labat 1-for-3; Adam Brewers 1-for-3; Corey Timmerman 1-for-2; Chris Bakker 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Marc Beckman (W) 7-5-0-0-2-4 ... Lakeview: Adam Brewers (L) 6-2-4-1-4-6; Corey Timmerman 1-0-0-0-1-1
TMB 7, MACCRAY 4
Alex Jones' double in the fifth inning broke a 4-4 tie and gave Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (6-2, 8-4) the lead for good. Jones hit two doubles and drove in two runs overall to hand MACCRAY (5-1, 9-1) its first loss of the season.
Jordan Ruter led the Wolverines with two hits. Shaun Condon added a double.
Isaac Dolan went the distance for the win, scattering seven hits. He walked none and struck out five.
Jordan Smith took the loss in relief.
MACCRAY 100 300 0 -- 4 7 3
Tracy-MB 004 030 x -- 7 12 6
HITTING - MACCRAY: Jordan Ruter 2-for-4, rbi; Brandon Madsen 1-for-4; Tyler Dammann 1-for-4; Jordan Smith 1-for-4; Shaun Condon 1-for-3, 2b; Dylan Aeikens 1-for-3, rbi ... Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Dominic Dolan 4-for-4, rbi; Jeremy Hoflock 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Alex Jones 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MACCRAY: Kelly Siverhus 4-6-4-3-0-4; Jordan Smith (L) 2-6-3-3-0-2 ... Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Isaac Dolan (W) 7-7-4-3-0-5
RCW 3, RTR 2
Dakota Freiborg singled in Corey Abbas with the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh innning for Renville County West.
Brian Harper uncorked a solo homer for the Jaguars (6-3, 6-3) in the second inning.
In the seventh, Abbas pinch hit and drew a walk and advanced on a catcher's interference with Adam Loe at bat. With two outs, Freiborg singled to left-center field.
Ben Trochlil hurled the first six innings for RCW, allowing seven hits and two runs, while walking two and striking out six. Freiborg pitched a scoreless seventh for the win.
RTR 101 000 0 -- 2 8 1
RCW 110 000 1 -- 3 5 2
HITTING - Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Tyler Folsoa 2-for-4; Eric Wiering 2-for-4 ... Renville County West: Steve Jakel 1-for-3; Adam Loe 1-for-3; Dakota Freiborg 1-for-2, rbi; Brian Harper 2-for-3, solo HR, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Philip Madsen (L) 6Xc-5-3-3-3-5 ... Renville County West: Ben Trochlil 6-7-2-2-2-6, Dakota Freiborg (W) 1-1-0-0-0-0
BBE 11, Kimball 1
Tyler Cebulla hit a grand slam in the second inning to lead the Jaguars to a five-inning route over their Central Minnesota Conference rival.
Brady Koehler also hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning for BBE.
BBE 045 20 -- 11 11 2
Kimball 000 01 -- 1 5 1
HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Tyler Cebulla 1-for-2, grand-slam HR, 4 rbi; Alex Thompson 2-for-4, rbi; Kevin Keufler 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Brady Koehler 1-for-2, 2-run HR, 2 rbi ... Kimball: Andy Mackeleth 2-for-2, 2b
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Brandon DeKok (W) 5-5-1-0-1-4 ... Kimball: Burk Tagne 2Zc-8-8-6-4-2; Andy Mackeleth 2Xc-5-3-3-2-2
BBE 7, Kimball 3
Josh Beier outlasted Bob Ahrens as he earned the complete game win for BBE.
Alex Thompson rapped two hits for the Jaguars and drove in a run.
Beier gave up six hits and one earned run. He walked two and struck out four.
Kimball 001 001 1 -- 3 6 2
BBE 000 313 x -- 7 8 3
HITTING - Kimball: Brett Ostby 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Alex Young 1-for-3 ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Brandon Roelike 1-for-2, 2 rbi; Josh Beyer 1-for-3, rbi; Alex Thompson 2-for-4, rbi; Kevin Keufler 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Anthony Rooney 1-for-3, rbi; Justin Mathiason 1-for-1; Darren Wander 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Kimball: Bob Arens (L) 6-8-7-6-2-9 ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Josh Beier (W) 7-6-3-1-2-4