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Prep Baseball: Redwood Valley wins twice in 3AA; faces Marshall next

Redwood Valley and Marshall won twice each on the first day of the Section 3AA-West baseball tournament and will square off in the winner's bracket at 5 p.m. today in Granite Falls.

Redwood Valley topped BOLD 6-4 in the first round and then routed Yellow Medicine East 24-8 in the second round. Marshall rolled past Lac qui Parle Valley 11-3 in the opening round and thwarted Montevideo 10-3 in the second game.

BOLD and Montevideo meet in the elimination bracket at 5 p.m. today in Montevideo. Lac qui Parle Valley and Yellow Medicine East play at 7 p.m.

First round

Montevideo 12, Lincoln County 2

(At Montevideo) -- Montevideo scored in every inning before eventually invoking the 10-run rule.

Grant Kaihoi and Troy Hendrickson had two hits apiece for the Thunder Hawks. Kaihoi also drove in three runs.

Hendrickson pitched three innings of relief for the win, giving up one hit and one run.

Lincoln County 100 10 -- 2 3 0

Montevideo 431 4x -- 12 10 0

HITTING - Lincoln County: Tyler Solsaa 1-for-2; Jason Minett 1-for-1, rbi; Travis King 1-for-2 ... Montevideo: Eldon Evans 1-for-2; Todd Bergeson 1-for-1; Cameron Vien 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Tyler Blomme 1-for-1, rbi; Grant Kaihoi 2-for-3, 3 rbi; Josh Anderson 1-for-2; Troy Hendrickson 2-for-3, rbi; Mitch Christensen 1-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lincoln County: Andy Sik (L) 3-8-8-8-2-1, Jason Minett 1-2-4-4-2-0 ... Montevideo: Cameron Vien 2-2-1-1-0-1, Troy Hendrickson (W) 3-1-1-1-1-2

Marshall 11, LQPV 3

(At Montevideo) -- Andy Ogdahl and Andrew Larsen combined on a four-hitter to lead Marshall (10-9). Nick Fischer went 3-for-3 and drove in two runs to spark the Tigers' offense.

For LQPV, Zach Ronglien doubled and drove in two runs. Baxter DuFrane went 2-for-2 and knocked in a run.

LQPV 020 001 0 -- 3 5 3

Marshall 046 010 x -- 11 9 0

HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: Jared Weber 1-for-4; Scott Omland 1-for-2, 2b; Zach Ronglien 1-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi; Baxter DuFrane 2-for-2, rbi ... Marshall: Ryan Sanow 1-for-4; Sean Netzke 1-for-4; Austin Louwagie 1-for-4; Nick Fischer 3-for-4, 2 rbi; Clay Ellis 1-for-2; Paul Ivers 1-for-3; Justin Stegnar 1-for-3, 3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lac qui Parle Valley: Zach Ronglien (L) 2Zc-6-9-4-1-1, Aaron Olson 1Xc-1-1-1-1-1, Tronn Tosel 2-2-1-1-1-1 ... Marshall: Andy Ogdahl (W) 6-4-3-3-3-3, Andrew Larsen 1-0-0-0-0-3

Yellow Medicine East 10, Red Rock Central 0

(At Granite Falls) -- No report was available at press time.

Redwood Valley 6, BOLD 4

(At Granite Falls) -- No report was available at press time.

Winner's bracket

Marshall 10, Montevideo 3

(At Montevideo) -- Andy Ogdahl had three hits and drove in four runs for the Tigers (11-9). Aaron Ogdahl also had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and knocked in one run.

Ryan Sanow went the distance for the win. He was touched for nine hits, but none of three runs off him were earned.

Cameron Vien had two doubles in four trips for Montevideo (11-8). Tyler Grey absorbed the loss.

Marshall 101 214 1 -- 10 11 3

Montevideo 020 001 0 -- 3 9 3

HITTING - Marshall: Ryan Sanow 1-for-3, 2b; Sean Netzke 1-for-5; Aaron Ogdahl 3-for-4, 2 2b's, rbi; Andy Ogdahl 3-for-4, 4 rbi; Austin Louwagie 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Nick Fischer 1-for-4 ... Montevideo: Eldon Evans 1-for-4; Cameron Vien 2-for-4, 2 2b's; Tyler Blomme 1-for-4; Granit Kaihoi 1-for-3; Josh Anderson 1-for-3; Troy Hendrickson 1-for-2; Mitch Christensen 1-for-3; Eric Brandon 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Marshall: Ryan Sanow (W) 7-9-3-0-1-0 ... Montevideo: Tyler Grey (L) 5Zc-10-8-5-4-2, Josh Fenske 1Xc-1-2-1-3-0

Redwood Valley 24, Yellow Medicine East 8

(At Granite Falls) -- No report was available at press time.

Loser's bracket

LQPV 12, Lincoln County 2

(At Montevideo) -- Baxter DuFrane went 4-for-4 and drove in three runs to ignite the Eagles (9-11).

Ryan Streich earned the win, giving up two hits over four innings in the five-inning game. DuFrane pitched a scoreless inning of relief.

Lincoln County 002 00 -- 2 2 5

LQPV 513 12 -- 12 9 1

HITTING - Lincoln Country: Jason Minett 1-for-2; Travis King 1-for-2 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Brandon Hoium 1-for-3, rbi; Stephen Enger 1-for-1; Justin Stamp 1-for-3; Scott Omland 1-for-1, 2b, rbi; Baxter DuFrane 4-for-4, 3 rbi; Ryan Streich 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lincoln County: Tyler Gylling (L) 4-7-10-1-1-2, Jason Minett Xc-2-2-2-1-0 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Ryan Streich (W) 4-2-2-1-1-2, Baxter DuFrane 1-0-0-0-0-1

BOLD 9, Red Rock 7

(At Granite Falls) -- No report was available at press time.

Section 5AA

Litchfield 2, Rockford 1

Jordan Lecher twirled a five-hitter and Lucas Johnson had two hits and drove in a run as Litchfield advanced in 5AA.

Litchfield next plays Dassel-Cokato or Big Lake Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Howard Lake.

Rockford 000 001 0 -- 1 5 2

Litchfield 010 001 x -- 2 4 1

HITTING - Rockford: Will Trembley 2-for-3, rbi; Nathan Maher 1-for-3, 2b ... Litchfield: Lucas Johnson 2-for-3, rbi; Aaron Solbrack 1-for-2; Tim Wold 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Rockford: Maher (L) 6-4-2-1-7-5 ... Litchfield: Jordan Leecher (W) 7-5-1-1-2-5