Raymond tops Rosen with late homer
RAYMOND -- Tyler Steen hit a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and Raymond went on to clip Rosen 4-3 in a non-league amateur baseball game Wednesday night.
Steen's homer was just one of three Raymond hits.
Brandon Larson earned the win by pitching four innings, surrendering two hits and one run, while walking and by striking out five.
Travis Rademacher took the loss for Rosen with two innings pitched and the Steen home run allowed. He also slapped two hits.
Zach Ronglien hit a double and drove in a run for Rosen. Ethan Hoffman also legged out a triple and tallied an RBI.
Raymond plays Bird Island Friday night at Raymond. It will be Veteran's Appreciation Night.
Raymond 4, Rosen 3
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Raymond 003 000 01x -- 4 3 2
HITTING - Rosen: Travis Rademacher 2-for-4; Jared Weber 1-for-4; Tom Zupan 1-for-2; Zach Ronglien 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Ethan Hoffman 1-for-2, 3b, rbi ... Raymond: Tyler Steen 1-for-4, solo HR, rbi; Ben Ruter 1-for-4, rbi; Mike Kragenbring 1-for-1
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Rosen: Ethan Scoobelic 3-2-3-2-3-1; Jared Weber 3-0-0-0-1-0; Travis Rademacher (L) 2-1-1-1-0-2 ... Raymond: Ronnie Hoekstra 5-4-2-2-3-3; Brandon Larson (W) 4-2-1-0-2-5
Marshall 11, Granite Falls 0
Marshall's pitchers stymied the Granite Falls offense, only allowing three hits and no runs scored.
Jake Suter hit a double for Granite Falls and Tyler Flattum legged out a triple.
Cam Vien took the loss for Granite Falls.
Statistics were not available for Marshall.
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Marshall 021 042 02x -- 11 10 0
HITTING - Granite Falls: Luke Berg 1-for-4; Jake Suter 1-for-3, 2b; Tyler Flattum 1-for-3, 3b ... Marshall: not available
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Granite Falls: Cam Vien (L) ... Marshall: not available
Atwater 3, Kingston 3
Wednesday night's game between Atwater and Kingston ended in a 3-3 tie after nine innings due to darkness.
Vance Martin, Zach Cunningham and Lucas Pickle slapped the three hits for Atwater.
Earl Arlow hit two singles for Kingston and Abel West smacked a double for two RBI.
Chris Picken pitched five innings of hitless ball for Kingston. He walked three and struck out two. Ross Beckman pitched the first four innings.
Brian Kingery started the game for Atwater, pitching three innings and gave up no hits or runs. Michael Malvin pitched the next six innings and was touched for six hits and three runs.
Kingston 000 002 100 -- 3 6 1
Atwater 000 300 000 -- 3 3 2
HITTING - Kingston: Earl Arlow 2-for-5; Derek Issacson 1-for-3; Alan Hindrichson 1-for-4, rbi; Kurt Sanken 1-for-4; Abel West 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi ... Atwater Vance Martin 1-for-5, rbi; Zach Cunningham 1-for-4; Lucas Pickle 1-for-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Kingston: Ross Beckman 4-3-3-1-7-3; Chris Picken 5-0-0-0-3-2 ... Atwater: Brian Kingery 3-0-0-0-0-3; Michael Malvin 6-6-3-2-2-5