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Amateur Baseball: Raymond belts Bird Island, 9-0

RAYMOND -- Raymond rapped 11 hits en route to a 9-0 drubbing of Bird Island in Cornbelt League baseball action on Friday.

Jason Meyer and Ben Ruter led the Raymond offense, each slapping three hits and driving in a run.

Mike Jeseritz plated three runs off a single and Brandon Larson drove in two runs with a double.

Tyler Knott earned the win for the Rockets by pitching six innings and allowing only four hits. He walked two and struck out six. Nate Hebrink pitched three innings of hitless relief with two walks and six strikeouts for Raymond.

Luke Stadtherr took the loss for the Islanders.

Brad Gass, Andy Dollerschell, Ben Asseth and Mike Nagel each had a hit for the Islanders.

Raymond 9, Bird Island 0

Bird Island 000 000 000 -- 0 4 2

Raymond 032 220 00x -- 9 11 2

HITTING - Bird Island: Brad Gass 1-for-3; Andy Dollerschell 1-for-2; Ben Asseth 1-for-3; Mike Neagle 1-for-4 ... Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-for-5, 3 rbi; Tyler Steen 1-for-4; Jason Meyer 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Ben Ruter 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Tom DeBoer 1-for-2 rbi; Brandon Larson 1-for-1, 2b, 2 rbi; Jordan Smith 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Bird Island: Luke Stadtherr (L) 4-9-9-8-6-1; Gregg Helin 4-2-0-0-1-5; ... Raymond: Tyler Knott (W) 6-4-0-0-2-6; Nate Hebrink 3-0-0-0-2-6

Milroy 10, Sacred Heart 2

Sacred Heart's Jeremy Hinderks only allowed two earned runs in a 10-2 loss to Milroy.

Hinderks pitched 7Zc innings and allowed nine hits, but also struck out eight Milroy hitters. Sacred Heart commited four errors.

Milroy's Nate Deutz earned the win with eight innings of service, while scattering seven hits and striking out nine. He walked only one. Austin Deutz struck out the side in the ninth inning.

Tyler Kleinhuizen, Jeremy Hendricks and Jeff Hinderks each slapped a pair of hits for Sacred Heart. Kleinhuizen and Jeremy Hendricks had a double.

Milroy 000 003 340 -- 10 12 1

Sacred Heart 100 001 000 -- 2 7 4

HITTING - Milroy: Matt Bauer 2-for-6, 2 runs; Eric Dolan 3-for-4, 2 runs; Andy Williamson 2-for-5, 2b, 2 runs; Brian Dolan 2-for-3; Dave Schmidt 2-for-4 ... Sacred Heart: Tyler Kleinhuizen 2-for-3; Jeremy Hinderks 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Mike Kuschel 1-for-4, 2b; Jeff Hendricks 2-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Milroy: Nate Deutz (W) 8-7-2-2-1-9; Austin Deutz 1-0-0-0-0-3 ... Sacred Heart: Jeremy Hinderks (L) 7Zc-9-8-2-3-8; Matt Koenen 1Xc-3-2-2-0-0