Prep Baseball: Schleper fuels Paynesville rally past Minnewaska
PAYNESVILLE -- Jordan Schleper hit a solo homer run leading off the bottom of the second inning to tie the game 2-2 and start Paynesville on the road to a 6-2 West Central South Conference victory Tuesday over Minnewaska.
Jon Solum had a run-scoring double to highlight a three-run fourth inning that ended with the Bulldogs up 4-2.
Schleper pitched a four-hitter as the Bulldogs (4-3, 6-3) ended a two-game skid. He walked two and fanned three. Devon Savage had two of the six Paynesville hits.
The Lakers got both runs in the second on a two-run single by Kameron Drange. Trenton Berg absorbed the loss for the Lakers (7-3, 8-4).
Paynesville 6, Minnewaska 2
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HITTING - Minnewaska: Kameron Drange 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Shane Bosek 1-for-4; Mike Nielsen 1-for-3 ... Paynesville: Jordan Schleper 1-for-2, solo HR; Josh Bungum 1-for-3; Devon Savage 2-for-3, 2b; Kyle Walters 1-foir-3; Jon Solum 1-for-3, 2b, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Trenton Berg (L) 4-4-4-2-1-3, Helmick 2-2-2-0-0-3 ... Paynesville: Jordan Schleper (W) 7-4-2-2-2-3
LQPV 6, Montevideo 2
Eric Paulson and Blair Tostenson combined to hold Montevideo to five hits. Paulson worked the first five innings to get the win while Tostenson tossed two hitless innings of relief.
The Lac qui Parle Valley offense was paced by Sam Haas' two-run double and Brandon Weber's RBI double and RBI single.
Brett Bergeson hit a solo home run and Tyler Kuno added an RBI single for Montevideo.
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HITTING - Montevideo: Joe Bednar 1-for-3; Brett Bergeson 1-for-4, solo HR, rbi; Tyler Kuno 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Austin Hoehne 1-for-2 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Sam Haas 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Eric Paulson 2-for-4; Seth Haas 1-for-2; Brandon Weber 2-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi; Jacob Redepenning 1-for-3, rbi; Taylor Larson 1-for-2; Zach Moen 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Tanner Lindemann (L) 6-9-6-4-4-5 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Eric Paulson (W) 5-5-2-2-1-3, Blair Tostenson (S) 2-0-0-0-0-3
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Brandon Weber slugged a two-run homer in the first and added a solo homer in the fifth for the Eagles (9-1, 9-2). Weber also scored the winning run in the seventh when Joey Schreck singled to right-center field with two outs.
Schreck got the win in relief of Sam Haas by throwing three scoreless innings.
Montevideo (2-8, 3-9) had Joe Bednar single in two runs in the fourth, Brett Bergeson double in a run in the third and Tanner Lindemann single in a run in the third.
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HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: Sam Haas 2-for-3; Eric Paulson 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Seth Haas 1-for-4; Brandon Weber 2-for-3, solo HR, 2-run HR, 3 runs, 3 rbi; Brandon Bornhorst 1-for-4, 2b; Joey Schreck 1-for-1, rbi; Zach Flickinger 1-for-3 ... Montevideo: Joe Bednar 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Brett Bergeson 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Tanner Lindemann 1-for-3, rbi; Austin Hoehne 1-for-3; Kyle DeBeest 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lac qui Parle Valley: Sam Haas 4-5-5-2-1-2, Joey Schreck (W) 3-1-0-0-1-2 ... Montevideo: Jordan Thompson 6-7-5-5-1-4, Kyle DeBeest (L) 1-2-1-1-0-1
Morris/CA 16, Benson 4
Morris/Chokio-Alberta sent 16 to the plate in a 10-run second inning at Benson. Six got hits, including back-to-back home runs by Ryan Beyer, a two-run shot, and Eric Riley, who homered again in the fourth with none on.
Winning pitcher Mitch Kill was 3-for-3 at the plate.
Jaime Gonzalez had a two-run single in Benson's four-run fourth inning.
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HITTING - Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Eric Riley 2-for-3, 2 solo HRs, 2 rbi, 3 runs; Tyler Hansen 1-for-2, 2b; Brody Bahr 1-for-2; Alex Erickson 1-for-2, 2b, rbi; Aaron Vold 1-for-2; Ryan Beyer 1-for-1, 2 runs, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Ethan Bruer 1-for-2; Taylor Hufford 1-for-2, 2b; Matt Lembcke 1-for-2; Mitch Kill 3-for-3, 3 runs, 3 rbi ... Benson: Logan Connelly 1-for-3; Kyle Hoffman 2-for-2; Jaime Gonzalez 1-for-2, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Mitch Kill (W) 5-4-4-4-1-3 ... Benson: Anthony Berreau (L) 12/3-4-6-5-1-1, Carter Fennell 31/3-9-10-6-6-3
BOLD 11, YME 1
Andrew Brooks singled, doubled and tripled for BOLD (5-3, 6-4) to back the four-hit pitching of Kyle Krause.
Brooks finished 3-for-4. Drew Diekman went 3-for-5 and drove in two runs and Riley Kramer was 2-for-3 with two RBI.
Krause walked two and struck out 12 in going the route for the win.
Dylan Lindstrom drove in the lone run for YME (3-7, 5-7).
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HITTING - BOLD: Kyle Athmann 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Zach Remillard 1-for-3, rbi; Tate Neubauer 1-for-3, 2b; Andrew Brooks 3-for-4, 2b, 3b; Drew Diekman 3-for-5, 2 rbi; Riley Kramer 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Tyler Seehusen 1-for-3; Jordan Skeie 1-for-1 ... Yellow Medicine East: Dylan Lindstrom 1-for-2, rbi; Derek Dyrdahl 1-for-3; Kaleb Neu 1-for-3; Elliot Carmany 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Kyle Krause (W) 7-4-1-1-2-12 ... Yellow Medicine East: Dylan Lindstrom (L) 21/3-6-5-4-3-3, Austin Thorstad 42/3-7-6-3-2-3
Pierz 7, BBE 1
Mitch Boser handcuffed Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa with a one-hitter as Pierz picked up its first conference win of the season.
Pierz (1-6, 2-9) put the game out of reach with a four-run splurge in the fourth inning. Dylan Kummet poked a two-run double in the rally.
Boser walked two and fanned six.
Brent Koehler took the loss. He gave up six runs, but only three were earned as the Jaguars (3-5, 4-8) committed six errors.
Brandon Roelike's solo home runs in the fourth was BBE's only hit.
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HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Brandon Roelike 1-for-3, solo HR ... Pierz: Dylan Kummet 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Logan Meyer 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Brent Koehler (L) 21/3-6-6-3-1-0, Brady Koehler 32/3-1-1-1-4-4 ... Pierz: Mitch Boser (W) 7-1-1-1-2-6
EV-Watkins 2, ACGC 0
Alex Geislinger allowed only five base runners as he threw a four-hitter to outduel ACGC starter Trever Heining. Geislinger struck out four without issuing a walk and Heining scattered six hits and six walks whiling not giving up an earned run and striking out six in a complete-game performance.
Heining, Mitch Tauer, Dylan Rossell and Tyler Minnick singled to account for ACGC's four hits. Only two base runners reached second for the Falcons (1-10).
Brendan Ashton paced the Eagles (7-2) by going 3-for-3.
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HITTING - Eden Valley-Watkins: Brendan Ashton 3-for-3, 2b; Grant Warren 1-for-3; Hayden Willner 1-for-3; Derek Streit 1-for-2, 2b ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Trever Heining 1-for-3; Mitch Tauer 1-for-3; Dylan Rossell 1-for-3; Tyler Minnick 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Eden Valley-Watkins: Alex Geislinger (W) 7-4-0-0-0-4 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Trever Heining (L) 7-6-2-0-6-6
Dassel-Cokato 13, Litchfield 5
Litchfield (6-6, 7-6) sent 10 batters to the plate in the fifth inning to score five runs, but it wasn't nearly enough as Dassel-Cokato (10-2, 10-2) had already built up an 8-0 lead.
Derek Koll had two hits and an RBI and Austin Jones drove in two runs for the Dragons.
Cody Benson and Jasper Asplin had three hits each and Jake Eckrood hit a solo home run for the Chargers.
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HITTING - Litchfield: Derek Koll 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Tyler Larson 1-for-2; Clint Hannes 1-for-4; Mitch Wollin 1-for-2; Austin Jones 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Journey Jutz 1-for-3 ... Dassel-Cokato: Cody Benson 3-for-4, 2b, 2 runs, rbi; Jake Eckrood 2-for-3, 2b, solo HR, 2 runs, 3 rbi; Jasper Asplin 3-for-5, 2b, 2 runs, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Zach Kinny (L) 3-9-7-7-3-0, Trevor Isaacson 1-4-5-4-1-1, Mitch Wollin 2-2-1-1-1-0 ... Dassel-Cokato: Mitch Kurtzweg (W) 42/3-5-5-5-3-2, T. Raisanen 21/3-2-0-0-1-0