Prep Baseball: NLS thumps LPGE, 9-0
NEW LONDON -- Luke Reiter hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to cap off New London-Spicer's 9-0 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in a West Central North Conference game on Tuesday.
NLS opened up the scoring in the bottom of third inning with three run-scoring doubles.
Reiter, who also had a single and double in four trips, surrendered four hits in 4Zc scoreless innings for the win. Kevin Soine did not allow a hit over the final 2Xc innings, while striking out six.
Soine and Luke Peterson had two hits each for the Wildcats.
LPGE's Chris Whalen was 2-for-3, including a double and a triple.
NLS 9, LPGE 0
LPGE 000 000 0 -- 0 4 3
NLS 003 024 x -- 9 11 0
HITTING - Long Prairie-Grey Eagle: Chris Whalen 2-for-3, 2b, 3b; Mitch Zastro 1-for-3, 2b ... New London-Spicer: Luke Reiter 3-for-4, 2-run HR, 2b, 3 rbi; Kevin Soine 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Luke Peterson 2-for-3; Jack Hartley 1-for-1, 2b, 2 rbi; Taylor Dammerman 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Jack LaPatka 1-for-1, 2b; Jack Schwaegerl 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Long Prairie-Grey Eagle: DJ Ruby (L) 4-5-3-3-1-4; Mitch Zastro 2-6-6-4-2-0 ... New London-Spicer: Luke Reiter (W) 4Zc-4-0-0-1-2; Kevin Soine 2Xc-0-0-0-0-6
Annandale 9, Litchfield 7
Litchfield (0-1, 0-2) had the tying run at the plate in the top of the seventh inning, but the Dragons couldn't add to their late two-run rally.
Aaron Valiant, Shane Gutormson and Brady Smith all batted 2-for-4 and accounted for five RBI.
Litchfield 202 010 2 -- 7 8 4
Annandale 231 300 x -- 9 9 5
HITTING - Litchfield: Aaron Valiant 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 3 runs, rbi; Shane Gutormson 2-for-4, rbi; Brady Smith 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Tyler Kielty 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Aaron Solbrack 1-for-4 ... Annandale: Alec Gearhard 2-for-4, 2b, 2 runs; Shane Ruprecht 2-for-3, rbi; Dillon Doughtery 2-for-3, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Aaron Solbrack (L) 3Xc-8-9-2-1-0; Kurt Gartner 2Zc-1-0-0-2-1 ... Annandale: Rob Champlin (W) 4-3-4-2-2-2; Dylan Wagener 3-5-3-3-0-1
Sleepy Eye SM 10, Buffalo Lake-Hector 0
The team's played four scoreless innings before Sleepy Eye St. Mary's (3-0, 3-0) erupted for 10 runs in the bottom of the fifth.
SESM's John Cook allowed only one base runner (a first-inning walk) in his no hitter against Buffalo Lake-Hector (0-1, 0-1).
Trevor Albrecht was solid for four innings before departing after allowing four runs, two earned in the fifth.
BLH 000 0 0 -- 0 0 5
Sleepy Eye SM 000 0(10) -- 10 10 0
HITTING - Buffalo Lake-Hector: no hits ... Sleepy Eye St. Mary's: John Cook 2-for-2, rbi; Brett Ubl 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Dylan Windshitl 2-for-2, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Buffalo Lake-Hector: Trevor Albrecht (L) 4-5-4-2-2-0, Austin Ludowese 0-5-6-4-3-0 ... Sleepy Eye St. Mary's: John Cook (W) 5-0-0-0-1-14
EVW 7, BBE 6
The Jaguars scored five runs in the first inning on two errors, two walks and a hit batsman, but the Eagles rallied for four runs in the seventh to win.
Alex Thompson and Brandon Roelike had one hit each to lead BBE (0-1, 0-1).
EV-Watkins 002 100 4 -- 7 6 3
BBE 501 000 0 -- 6 2 5
HITTING - Eden Valley-Watkins: Grant Warren 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Tyler Geislinger 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Alex Thompson 1-for-3, rbi; Brandon Roelike 1-for-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Eden Valley-Watkins: Tyler Geislinger 0-0-5-1-2-0; Matt Geislinger (W) 6-2-1-1-5-1; Peter Stenger (S) 1-0-0-0-1-1 ... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Josh Beier 5-3-3-3-4-2; Darren Wander (L) 2-3-4-2-2-1