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Amateur Baseball: Bayer double in ninth gives Paynesville win over Regal

PAYNESVILLE -- Sam Bayer doubled home two runs in the bottom of the ninth, giving Paynesville a 3-2 win in the Cornbelt North League playoffs on Wednesday.

Ryan Hess pitched three hitless innings of relief for the win. He walked none and struck out four. Jamie Paul hurled the first six innings and allowed six hits and two runs.

Hess led off the Paynesville ninth with a single and moved to second on a single by Paul. Bayer then doubled to right-center off the glove of a diving attempt by the Regal center fielder.

Paul had two of Paynesville's five hits.

Chris Beier tossed six shutout innings for Regal, allowing only two hits. Shane Radermacher relieved and was tagged with the loss.

Paynesville 3, Regal 2

Regal (10-11) 002 000 000 - 2 6 4

Paynesville (4-11) 000 000 102 - 3 5 2

HITTING - Regal: Mike Miller 1-for-4; Josh Krupke 1-for-2; A.J. Hadley 1-for-3; Chris Rohe 1-for-3; Jeremy Fuchs 1-for-1; Brandon Berg 1-for-3 ... Paynesville: Jamie Paul 2-for-3; Ryan Hess 1-for-3; Shannon Olmscheid 1-for-3; Sam Bayer 1-for-1, 2b, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Regal: Chris Beier 6-2-0-0-3-1, Shane Radermacher (L) 2-3-3-3-2-3 ... Paynesville: Jamie Paul 6-6-2-2-2-3, Ryan Hess (W) 3-0-0-0-0-4

Late result Wednesday

SR Jimmy's 7, Litchfield 2

The Blues, missing players due to injuries, were held to two hits. Bill Miller and Ed Estrada each singled for Litchfield.

Litchfield 000 002 000 - 2 2 4

SR-Jimmy's 040 300 00x - 7 12 2

HITTING - Litchfield: Bill Miller 1-for-4; Ed Estrada 1-for-3 ... Sauk Rapids-Jimmy's: Brian Pratt 1-for-1; Leon Bowneil 3-for-4; Chase Thielen 2-for-4, Travis Denney 1-for-1; Aaron Schultz 1-for-4; Tyler Fries 2-for-3, 2b; Jeremy Hoihjelle 1-for-3; John Legatt 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Jon Euerle (L) 8-12-7-3-3-4 ... Sauk Rapids-Jimmy's: Ben Phenon (W) 7-2-2-2-1-5; Brian Pratt 2-0-0-0-0-1