Waska rumbles past Monte
MONTEVIDEO -- Mike Whittemore smacked a three-run homer in the first inning and Minnewaska powered past Montevideo 17-5 in West Central South Conference baseball on Thurdsday.
Montevideo dropped three wind-blown pop-ups in the first inning and finished with eight errors.
Whittemore went 3-for-5 with four RBI. Shane Bosek also went 3-for-5.
Montevideo (2-6, 2-7) starter Troy Hendrickson had to leave the game after pitching just one inning when he twisted an ankle crossing the plate on a wild pitch to score the Thunder Hawks' third run in the bottom of the first.
Andy Goracke picked up the win in relief for the Lakers (4-4, 5-6), allowing one run on three hits in 4Xc innings.
Minnewaska 17, Montevideo 5
Minnewaska 530 405 -- 17 12 0
Montevideo 310 100 -- 5 5 8
HITTING - Minnewaska: Kevin Jenks 1-for-2, rbi; Alex Henricks 1-for-5, 3 runs; Mike Whittemore 3-for-5, 3-run HR, 4 rbi; Ryan Kleven 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Shane Bosek 3-for-5, 2 runs; Taylor Kollman 1-for-2; Andy Goracke 1-for-1; Jeremy Walker 1-for-4 ... Montevideo: Ryan Tostenson 1-for-2, rbi; Troy Hendrickson 1-for-1, rbi; Christian Brabender 1-for-3; Brock Ackerman 1-for-1; Andy Schultz 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Taylor Kollman 1Zc-2-4-4-5-1; Andy Goracke (W) 4Xc-3-1-1-3-5 ... Montevideo: Troy Hendrickson (L) 1-3-5-2-1-1; Mitch Christensen 4-4-7-2-3-6; Andy Schultz 1-5-5-5-1-0