Prep Baseball: MACCRAY bats come alive in seventh; avert no-hitter
SACRED HEART -- Renville County West's Adam Loe had a no-hitter going with one out in the seventh when MACCRAY erupted for six runs and six hits en route to a 6-2 Camden Conference win on Tuesday.
Ethan Pauling earned the win for MACCRAY, allowing five hits and two unearned runs over six innings for the win. Jordan Smith struck out the side in the seventh.
Loe struck out five and walked two in absorbing the loss.
Pauling also drove in two runs. Brandon Madsen had a run-scoring double and Shaun Condon also drove in a run.
Brian Feldman went 1-for-3 and drove in a run for the Jaguars.
MACCRAY 6, RCW 2
MACCRAY 000 000 6 -- 6 6 3
RCW 010 100 0 -- 2 5 2
HITTING - MACCRAY: Brandon Madsen 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Tyler Wrede 1-for-3; Jordan Ruter 1-for-2; Shaun Condon 1-for-2, rbi; Caleb Hanson 1-for-3; Ethan Pauling 1-for-3, 2 rbi ... Renville County West: Steve Gens 1-for-3; Trent Novotny 1-for-4; Brian Harper 1-for-3; Nate Wensauer 1-for-3; Brian Feldman 1-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- MACCRAY: Ethan Pauling (W) 6-5-2-0-3-10; Jordan Smith 1-0-0-0-0-3 ... Renville County West: Adam Loe (L) 7-6-6-5-2-5
KMS 2, Dawson-Boyd 1
John Glimsdahl of KMS and Derek Gritmacker of Dawson-Boyd each threw gems.
The Fighting Saints (4-3, 7-4) won in the top of the seventh when Marc Beckman crossed the plate on a squeeze bunt.
Glimsdahl finished with a five-hitter, no walks and four strikeouts. The Blackjack run was unearned.
Gritmacker gave up just three hits, walked one and fanned five.
KMS is 7-0 in their last seven games.
KMS 000 010 1 -- 2 3 1
Dawson-Boyd 000 100 0 -- 1 5 1
HITTING - KMS: Marc Beckman 1-for-3; Bryan Schlagel 1-for-3; Hunter VanDenElzen 1-for-3 ... Dawson-Boyd: Jake Bothun 2-for-3; Donnie Hermanson 1-for-3; Derek Gritmacker 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- KMS: John Glimsdahl (W) 7-5-1-0-0-4 ... Dawson-Boyd: Derek Gritmacker (L) 7-3-2-1-1-5
Minn. Valley Luth. 18, Buffalo Lake-Hector 2
Gavin Holzheuter paced Minnesota Valley Lutheran (4-4, 5-5) with three hits, including two doubles, and scored two runs.
Austin Ludowese collected two hits for the Mustangs (0-9, 0-9)
BL-Hector 000 20 -- 2 5 3
MV Lutheran 927 0x -- 18 9 2
HITTING - Buffalo Lake-Hector: Austin Ludowese 2-for-3; Andy Kalenberg 1-for-3; Evan Ludowese 1-for-3, 2b; Trevor Ahlbrecht 1-for-3; Logan Boomgarden 1-for-2 ... Minnesota Valley Lutheran: Brian Enter 2-for-3, 3 run; Gavin Holzhueter 3-for-5, 2 runs, 2 2b's; Zach Kratz 2-for-3, 2 runs
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Buffalo Lake-Hector: Austin Ludowese (L) Xc-2-9-7-5-2; Joe Kubesh Xc-2-5-5-6-0; Logan Boomgarden 1-1-4-4-3-1; Andy Kalenberg 2-3-0-0-1-0 ... Minnesota Valley Lutheran: Seth Hoscheit 2-2-0-0-0-0; Zach Kratz (W) 3-3-2-2-4-0