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Amateur baseball: NLS Twins rebound with late rally

Tribune photo by Rand Middleton New London-Spicer catcher Scott Rambow has the ball in his mitt too late to tag out Josh Roelike of Lake Henry during Saturday’s 14-0 loss to the Lakers at Farming in the 15C regional. On Sunday, Rambow’s bases-clearing double helped the Twins beat St. Martin 8-6.

Tribune Staff Reports

FARMING — The NLS Twins stayed alive in the region 15C playoffs, slipping by the St. Martin Martins 8-6 on Sunday.

The Twins trailed 5-0 after five but put up back-to-back 4-run innings.

Atwater import Justin Schroeder went all nine innings for the win. He threw 154 pitches in an 11-hitter.

Scott Rambow bases-clearing double in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in the game. He finished with two hits and four RBIs.

Dean Stier and Kevin Soine also played big roles offensively. Dean Stier also supplied a  bases-clearing double and Kevin Soine hit a solo home run.

NLS Twins 8,

St. Martin 6

NLS       000 004 400 — 8 11 3

St. Martin             410 001 000 — 6 11 2

HITTING – NLS: Kevin Soine 1-4, hr, rbi; Jake Rambow 1-5; Tyler Horning 2-5; Mike Danielson 2-4; Scott Rambow 2-4, 2b, 4 rbi; Dean Stier 2-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Ryan Horning 1-1 … St. Martin: Kyle Lieser 3-5, 2b; Michael Schlangen 2-5, rbi; Bryan Schlangen 1-3; Nathan Schlangen 1-3, 2 rbi; Scott Schlangen 1-4, rbi; Josh Olmscheid 1-4, rbi; Matt Schlangen 2-4  

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — NLS: Justin Schroeder (W) 9-11-6-5-3-7 … St. Martin: Aaron Nett 6.1-7-6-2-1-3; Jake Harrison 2.2-4-2-2-0-0

Result Saturday

Lake Henry 14,

NLS Twins 0

Eight errors and just five hits doomed the Twins in the opening round Saturday at Farming.

Former Paynesville Bulldog and Ridgewater Warrior Nathan Nietfeld proved dominant in a seven-inning shutout.

The Lakers roughed up Twins’ starter Kevin Soine for 12 and 13 runs in 6Z\c innings.

Scott Rambow’s double was the Twins’ lone extra-base hit.

Lake Henry        204 020 6 — 14 12 1

NL-S     000 000 0 — 0 5 8

HITTING – Lake Henry: Jon Lieser 1-4, rbi; Shane Kampsen 2-4, rbi; Cory Nietfeld 2-4, 2b, rbi; Josh Kampsen 2 rbi; Nathan Nietfeld 1-5, 3 rbi; Jason Kampsen 1-4; Nathan Meyer 1-4, rbi; Josh Roelike 2-4, 2b, rbi; A.J. Hadley 2-4, 2 rbi … NL-S: Soine 1-3, Jake Rambow 1-3, Tyler Horning 1-3; Scott Rambow 1-3; Jake Damhof 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Lake Henry: Nathan Nietfeld (W) 7-5-0-0-0-7 … NL-S: Soine (L) 6Z\c-12-13-6-2-3; Jake Rambow X\c-0-1-0-2-0

Result Friday

Elrosa 3, Regal 2

The Saints got all their runs in the seventh when they coupled four hits. Michael Melvin, drafted from Atwater, took the loss.