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Willmar Rails rally past Paynesville

PAYNESVILLE -- Matt Seehusen rapped a two-run double with two outs in the top of the seventh inning and Willmar went on to defeat Paynesville 7-5 in a Cornbelt League baseball game on Sunday.

Darren Ditterich picked up the win on the hill for the Rails. He gave up seven hits and four runs over seven innings, while walking three and striking out two. Matt Seehusen pitched the last two innings for the save.

Seehusen was 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI. Matt Sagedahl, Jason Otte and Matt Schiller also had two hits each.

Derek Stanger and Adam Miller had two hits each for the Pirates (3-5, 3-5).

Willmar 7, Paynesville 5

Willmar 011 001 211 -- 7 11 2

Paynesville 110 101 001 -- 5 9 3

HITTING - Willmar: Matt Sagedahl 2-for-2; Jason Otte 2-for-4; Matt Seehusen 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 3 rbi; Matt Schiller 2-for-3; Steve Wetterling 1-for-4; Darren Ditterich 1-for-4; Travis Michaelson 1-for-5 ... Paynesville: Jamie Paul 1-for-4; Derek Stanger 2-for-4; Doug Fuchs 1-for-4; Adam Miller 2-for-4; Matt Fuchs 1-for-1; Trent Hanson 1-for-3; Collin Spooner 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Willmar: Darren Ditterich (W) 7-7-4-4-3-2, Matt Seehusen (S) 2-2-1-1-3-4 ... Paynesville: Derek Stanger 4-2-2-2-8-0, Doug Fuchs 2Xc-4-4-4-0-3, Collin Spooner 1Zc-3-1-1-0-2

Results Friday Willmar 7, NL-Spicer 5

Willmar held off New London-Spicer in the ninth inning to take a 7-5 win on Friday night at Bill Taunton Stadium.

The Twins had already scored two runs in the top of the ninth and had the bases loaded -- all without the benefit of a hit -- when Jason Scheffler entered in relief and got the final out on a fly out to right field.

Anthony Stern worked the first 51/3 innings for the win. He allowed four hits and three runs, while walking two and striking out five. Troy Ditterich pitched 22/3 innings of scoreless relief. Matt Schiller started the ninth and got two outs before Scheffler came on.

Lane Kleist had three hits and Jason Otte two for Willmar.

Ben Kulset went the distance for the Twins, who hurt themselves with seven errors.

NL-Spicer 020 001 002 -- 5 5 7

Willmar 210 101 11x -- 7 9 2

HITTING - New London-Spicer: Ben Kulset 1-for-4, rbi; Scott Rambow 1-for-4, rbi; Mike Danielson 1-for-3, 2 runs; Darrin Ogdahl 1-for-3, Jamie Scheevel 1-for-3 ... Willmar: Lane Kleist 3-for-5, rbi; Steve Wetterling 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Josh Dahke 1-for-5, 2b; Matt Seehusen 1-for-3, Matt Carlson 1-for-3, Jason Otte 2-for-4, Travis Koenen 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New London-Spicer: Ben Kulset (L) 8-9-7-2-5-5 ... Willmar: Anthony Stern (W) 523-4-3-3-2-5, Troy Ditterich 213-1-0-0-0-3, Matt Schiller 23-0-2-1-3-0, Jason Scheffler (S) 13-0-0-0-0-0

Raymond 12, Starbuck 11

Shawn Thissen went 3-for-3 and drove in four runs to spark the Rockets.

Nate Hebrink picked up the win in relief, tossing 3Xc innings and allowing two hits and one run. Zach Nelson earned the save with a scoreless inning of relief.

Kyle Knott had two doubles and two RBI for Raymond. Ben Ruter also had two hits and Tyler Steen drove in two runs.

Ryan Gandrud, Mike VanOverbeke, Chad Andreas and Joe Heidelberger had two hits each for Starbuck.

Raymond 100 022 052 -- 12 13 2

Starbuck 002 070 101 -- 11 14 3

HITTING - Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-for--5, rbi; Tyler Steen 1-for-6, 2 rbi; Mike Kragenbring 1-for-4, rbi; Kyle Knott 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Ben Ruter 2-for-5, 2b; Zach Nelson 1-for-4, rbi; Tom DeBoer 1-for-3; Brandon Larson 1-for-2; Shawn Thissen 3-for-3, 2b, 4 rbi ... Starbuck: Ryan Gandrud 2-for-4; Aaron Kessler 1-for-5, 2b; Zach Lagred 1-for-5; Mike VanOverbeke 2-for-3; Matt Daniels 1-for-3; Jon Hoffmann 1-for-1; Andrew Olson 1-for-4; Chad Andreas 2-for-4, 2b; Dan Braaten 1-for-1; Joe Heidelberger 2-for-5, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Raymond: Tyler Knott 413-9-9-7-2-6, Nate Hebrink (W) 323-2-1-1-3-2, Zach Nelson (S) 1-1-0-0-1-2 ... Starbuck: Jimmy Walker 713-7-8-6-4-2, Zach Lagred 123-6-4-4-0-0

Milroy 7, Regal 0

Right-hander Mahlon Zimmerman pitched a no-hitter and struck out 13 to lead MIlroy. He walked two.

Eric Dolan and Dave Schmidt had three hits each for the Yankees.

Chris Beier absorbed the loss for Regal.

Regal 000 000 000 -- 0 0 2

Milroy 100 111 12x -- 7 14 2

HITTING - Regal: no hits ... Milroy: Christopher Eichten 1-for-4, Andy Schmidt 1-for-4, Matt Bauer 2-for-5, 3 rbi, 2b; Justin Schlemmer 1-for-5, Eric Dolan 3-for-5, rbi; Dave Schmidt 3-for-4, Cory Schmidt 1-for-3, Dean Zwach 2-for-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Regal: chris Beier (L) 713-14-7-6-2-5, Andy Hadley 23-0-0-0-0-0 ... Milroy: Mahlon Zimmermann (W) 9-0-0-0-1-13

Bird Island 5, Paynesville 4

The Islanders got their first win on the strength of a five-run fifth inning. Shawn Dollerschell whacked a two-run double, followed by a Ben Aaseth run-scoring single to highlight the big inning.

Jesse Bjur got the win, hurling six innings and allowing three hits and three earned runs. He walked seven and struck out one before Eric Gass pitched three scoreless innings for the save, allowing two hits.

Derek Stanger and Trent Hanson had two hits each for the Pirates. Jamie Paul took the loss in relief.

Paynesville 111 000 100 -- 4 5 3

Bird Island 000 050 00x -- 5 5 2

HITTING - Paynesville: Derek Stanger 2-for-4, Adam Hemmisch 1-for-3, Trent Hanson 2-for-3, rbi ... Bird Island: Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Ben Aaseth 1-for-4, rbi; Greg Helin 1-for-4, Brad Gass 1-for-3, 2b; Eric Gass 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: Ryan Hess 413-2-2-0-5-3, Jamie Paul (L) 323-3-3-0-3-1 ... Bird Island: Jesse Bjur (W) 6-3-4-3-7-1, Eric Gass (S) 3-2-0-0-1-2

Granite Falls 5, Norway Lake-Sunburg 1

Tyler Kanten allowed just one run on six hits over nine innings to lead the Kilowatts to the win. Kanten struck out four and walked one.

Tyler Flattum had three, including a double, to lead Granite Falls at the plate. Chad Listul and Jake Suter added two hits each.

Dan Leritz had three hits, including a double, for Norway Lake-Sunburg. James Cortez had a triple in two hits.

NL-Sunburg 000 000 100 -- 1 6 4

Granite Falls 013 100 00x -- 5 9 2

HITTING - Norway Lake-Sunburg: James Cortez 2-for-4, 3b; Dan Leritz 3-for-4, 2b; Paul Beckman 1-for-3 ... Granite Falls: James Gallagher 1-for-4; Tyler Flattum 3-for-4, 2b; Chad Listul 2-for-4, 2b; Luke Berg 1-for-4; Jake Suter 2-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Norway Lake-Sunburg: Grant Johnson (L) 5-7-5-1-0-5; Beckman 3-2-0-0-0-4 ... Granite Falls: Tyler Kanten (W) 9-6-1-1-1-4

Sacred Heart 7, Atwater 2

Sacred Heart's Tyler Kleinhuizen went 4-for-4 and scored three runs and winning pitcher Jeremy Hinderks cracked a three-run homer for insurance in the seventh inning.

Hinderks went eight innings, allowing three hits, walking one and fanning 10. Dan Kleinhuizen pitched a hitless ninth.

Jeff Hinderks also homered for Sacred Heart.

Justin Schoeder and Zach Cunningham delivered RBI hits in the first inning for Atwater (3-1).

Atwater 200 000 000 -- 2 3 2

Sacred Heart 200 011 30x -- 7 11 4

HITTING - Atwater: Brian Kingery 1-for-4, Justin Scrhoeder 1-for-4, rbi; Zach Cunningham 1-for-4, rbi ... Sacred Heart: Tyler Kleinhuizen 4-for-4, 3 runs, 2b; Ryan Hebrink 2-for-3, rbi; Jeremy Hinderks 3-for-4, 2b, 3-run HR, 5 rbi; Jeff Hinderks 1-for-3, solo-HR; Adam Potter 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater: Brian Kingery (L) 6-6-4-4-5-5, Mike Malvin 2-5-3-3-0-2 ... Sacred Heart: Jerermy Hinderks (W) 8-3-2-1-1-10, Dan Kluver 1-0-0-0-0-1

Result Saturday Non-League St. Paul Merchants 11, Litchfield 2

Deryl Marks hit a grand-slam home run and drove in five runs and Bobby Mounsour and Michael Edlofsen had four hits apiece to lead the Merchants' attack.

Chris Thompson had two hits for Litchfield.

SP Merchants 305 200 010 -- 11 18 1

Litchfield 020 000 000 -- 2 4 3

HITTING - St. Paul East Merchants: Nick Vavra 2-for-3; Deryl Marks 3-for-5, 3b, grand-slam HR, 5 rbi; Brian Olson 2-for-4; Bobby Monsour 4-for-6; Michael Edlofsen 4-for-5, 2b ... Litchfield: Joe Buschette 1-for-4; Chris Thompson 2-for-4; Dan Estrada 1-for-3, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- St. Paul East Merchants: Tom Wisley 3-3-2-2-4-3, Matty Grill (W) 4-1-0-0-0-3, Brian Olson 2-0-0-0-0-1 ... Litchfield: David Pennertz (L) 8-18-11-11-2-2, Jon Euerle 1-0-0-0-1-1