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Prep Baseball: Nietfeld, Paynesville shackle YME, 11-1


PAYNESVILLE -- Nath-an Nietfeld struck out eight batters in six innings and was backed by an 11-hit attack as Paynesville whipped Yellow Medicine East 11-1 in West Central South Conference baseball on Tueday.

Nietfeld was also 3-for-4 at the plate, including a pair of douubles. Jake Deadrick went 2-for-4 and knocked in four runs. Eric Wolbeck added a single and double in three trips, while driving home two runs.

Nietfeld allowed five hits and walked none.

Derek Dyrdahl drove in the Sting's lone run with a single in the sixth.

Paynesville 11, YME 1

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HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Dylan Hoffman 1-for-3; Derek Dyrdahl 1-for-3, rbi; Jordan Hagert 1-for-3; Mason Hegna 1-for-3; Devon Dyrdahl 1-for-2 ... Paynesville: Jake Deadrick 2-for-4, 2b, 4 rbi; Casey Hess 2-for-2; Nathan Nietfeld 3-for-4, 2 2b, rbi; Eric Wolbeck 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Jon Kerzman 1-for-2, rbi; Darren Mackedanz 1-for-1, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Derek Lalim (L) 6 Zc-11-9-7-6-1; Jordan Hagert 0-1-2-2-0-0... Paynesville: Nathan Nietfeld (W) 6-5-1-1-0-8

Montevideo 15, Benson 1

A nine-run first inning put this one away early for the Thunder Hawks' (1-3, 1-4) first win.

Jared Schmidt led a 12-hit attack with three hits -- two of them doubles -- and two RBI. Mitch Christensen also knocked in two runs with a double and single and Ryan Tostenson plated three runs with two hits.

Christensen threw three shutout innings for the win.

Kyle Pederson singled home the lone run in the fifth for Benson (0-5, 0-5).

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HITTING - Montevideo: Jared Schmidt 3-for-4, 3 runs, 2 2b, 2 rbi; Mitch Christensen 2-for-5, 2 runs, 2 rbi, 2b; Ryan Tostenson 2-for-3, 3 rbi; Christian Brabender 1-for-3, 2 runs; Tyler Ruether 2-for-2, 2 runs, rbi; Brock Ackerman 1-for-1; Mike Haff 1-for-4 ... Benson: Brennan Kent 1-for-3, Kyle Pederson 1-for-1, rbi; Jake Manska 1-for-1, Carter Fennell 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Mitch Christensen (W) 3-1-0-0-0-3, Spencer Jorgenson 1-0-0-0-1-0, Tyler Rueter 1-2-1-1-0-1... Benson: Brennan Kent Zc-4-9-5-3-0, Carter Fennell 4-7-6-3-1-4, Logan Conley Xc-1-0-0-0-2


Winning pitcher Aaron Olson capped a four-run rally for the Eagles (4-1, 4-3) in the bottom of the sixth inning with a two-run single.

Ryan Streich started the rally with a two-run home run.

Jordan Tanner had two hits and scored three runs to lead the Falcons (2-3, 2-3).

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HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jordan Tanner 2-for-3, 3 runs; Travis Frederiksen 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Joel Slenden 1-for-4, rbi; Brooks Maurer 1-for-3 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Ryan Streich 1-for-2, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Scott Bormann 1-for-3, 2b; Eric Paulson 1-for-3; Tronn Tosel 2-for-4, rbi; Baxter DuFrane 1-for-4; Cory Wildung 1-for-3; Aaron Olson 1-for-1, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jeff Peterson (L) 6-8-5-5-6-4 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Baxter DuFrane 3Xc-3-3-3-6-5; Aaron Olson (W) 3Zc-2-1-0-3-3