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PAYNESVILLE -- Mike VanOverbeke belted a two-run home run in the top of the 16th inning and Starbuck outlasted Paynesville 5-2 in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball action on Sunday.

Paynesville scored both of its runs in the bottom of the third for a 2-0 lead. Starbuck narrowed the gap to 2-1 in the sixth, then plated the tying run in the top of the ninth.

Two errors, a single and VanOverbeke's homer accounted for the three Starbuck runs in the 16th.

Jon Hoffmann worked the first nine innings for Starbuck. Mike Andreas got the win with seven scoreless innings of relief.

Doug Fuchs took the loss.

Matt Andreas had three hits for Starbuck (2-10, 2-10). Chad Andreas had two hits.

Jamie Paul, Shannon Olmscheid and Ryan Hess had two hits each for Paynesville (3-10, 3-10).

Starbuck 5, Paynesville 2

Starbuck ......000 001 001 000 000 3--5 9 1

Paynesville 002 000 000 000 000 0--2 9 6

HITTING - Starbuck: Jon Hoffmann 1-for-5; Mike Andreas 1-for-6; Mike Vanderbeke 1-for-6, 2-run HR, rbi; Matt Andreas 3-for-7; Chad Andreas 2-for-7; Dan Beaten 1-for-7 ... Paynesville: Jamie Paul 2-for-7; Doug Fuchs 1-for-5; Adam Miller 1-for-7; Shannon Olmscheid 2-for-4; Ryan Hess 2-for-4; Trent Hanson 1-for-6

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Starbuck: Jon Hoffmann 9 innings, Mike Andreas (W) 7 innings ... Paynesville: Jamie Paul 81/3 innings, Doug Fuchs (L) 71/3 innings, Ryan Hess 1/3 inning

NOTE: Pitching lines not available

Sacred Heart 11, Bird Island 0

Matt Koenen tossed a one-hit shutout, allowing just a sixth-inning single to Shawn Dollerschell, and got plenty of support as Sacred Heart hammered Bird Island. Koenen shook off five walks and struck out four in seven innings of work.

Jeff Hinderks slugged two-run homers in the first and sixth innings and Mitch Schwindt added a solo home run in the sixth to highlight a 16-hit attack for the Saints. Tyler Kleinhuizen supplied three hits.

Bird Island 000 000 0 -- 0 1 0

Sacred Heart 400 205 x -- 11 16 1

HITTING - Bird Island: Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-3 ... Sacred Heart: Mitch Schwindt 2-for-3, solo HR, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Tyler Kleinhuizen 3-for-4; Ryan Hebrink 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Jeremy Hinderks 1-for-4; Mike Kuschel 3-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Jeff Hinderks 2-for-4, 2 2-run HR's, 2 runs, 4 rbi; Mike Johnson 2-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Bird Island: Brad Gass (L) 52/3-15-10-10-1-5, Eric Gass 1/3-1-1-1-0-1 ... Sacred Heart: Matt Koenen (W) 7-1-0-0-5-4

NL-Sunburg 3, Atwater 0

Alex Lotthammer and Bryan Schlagel combined on a five-hitter with 16 strikeouts to boost the Lakers (7-5, 7-5).

Lotthammer worked the first 71/3 innings and gave up all five hits, while walking nine and striking out 13. Schlagel walked one and fanned three in 12/3 hitless innings of relief.

Kent Gjerde went 2-for-3 and drove in runs in the first and third innings.

Atwater stranded 15 runners. Jeff Peterson had two hits.

Losing pitcher Justin Schroeder allowed four hits and two earned truns over seven innings.

NL-Sunburg 101 001 000 -- 3 4 0

Atwater 000 000 000 -- 0 5 2

HITTING - Norway Lake-Sunburg: Justin Johnson 1-for-3, rbi; Jordan Johnson 1-for-4, Kent Gjerde 2-for-3, 2 rbi ... Atwater: Brian Kingery 1-for-3, Vance Martin 1-for-3, Ryan Walsh 1-for-4, Jeff Peterson 2-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Norway Lake-Sunburg: Alex Lotthammer (W) 7Zc-5-0-0-9-13, Bryan Schlagel (S) 1Xc-0-0-0-1-3 ... Atwater: Justin Schroeder (L) 7-4-3-2-6-8, Jeremy Elkjer 1-0-0-0-0-0, Jordan Tanner 1-0-0-0-0-1

Howard Lake Invite

Result Saturday

Winsted 2, Atwater 1

Jeff Peterson went 3-for-3 for Atwater. Vance Martin, Ryan Walsh and Jeremy Elkjer had the other hits for the Chuckers.

Michael Malvin absorb-ed the loss despite allowing only five hits and one earned run. He walked four and struck out five.

Winsted 110 000 0 -- 2 5 2

Atwater 000 100 0 -- 1 6 2

HITTING - Winsted: Eric Dietel 1-for-3, rbi ... Atwater: Jeff Peterson 3-for-3, Vance Martin 1-for-4, Ryan Walsh 1-for-3, Jeremy Elkjer 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Winsted: Steve Bisping (w) 7-6-1-1-1-7 ... Atwater: Michael Malvin (L) 7-5-2-1-4-5

Result Friday

Atwater 6, Kimball 5

Brooks Maurer's suicide squeeze scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning.

Brian Kingery scored on the squeeze after Atwater (6-7) had loaded the bases.

Vance Martin led the Chuckers with three hits. Matt Tanner added two runs and two RBI.

Kimball 030 200 000 0 -- 5 8 3

Atwater 400 010 000 1 -- 6 9 2

HITTING - Kimball: Adam Dingmann 2-for-4, rbi; Adam Beyer 1-for-3, 2 rbi ... Atwater: Jordan Tanner 1-for-4; Vance Martin 3-for-5; Brian Kingery 1-for-4, rbi; Matt Tanner 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Luke Wallace 1-for-5; Brooks Maurer 1-for-1, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Kimball: Bobby Arens (L) 9Zc-8-6-2-3-9 ... Atwater: Brian Kingery 4-3-5-2-5-4; Jeremy Elkjer 5-5-0-0-1-1; Luke Wallace (W) 1-0-0-0-1-1

Late result Friday


Regal 10, NL-Spicer 9

After plating five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to tie the game at 7, New London-Spicer gave up three unearned runs to Regal in the ninth. The Twins got within one in the bottom half of the ninth, but stranded a runner at third base as the game ended.

The game that lasted nearly three hours didn't start until 8:45 p.m. due to a late arrival of the umpire staff.

Regal 100 400 203 -- 10 10 1

NL-Spicer 000 001 152 -- 9 14 3

HITTING - Regal: Chris Beier 2-for-4, 3 runs; Austen Hadley 2-for-4, 3b, 3 runs; Steve Gerding 1-for-4, rbi; Shane Radermacher 1-for-5, 2 runs; Andy Hadley 2-for-5, 2b, rbi; Cody Flanders 2-for-5; Josh Krupke 1-for-4, 3b ... New London-Spicer: Ben Kulset 2-for-6, 2b, 2 rbi; Mike Thompson 2-for-5, rbi; Scott Rambow 1-for-4, rbi; Darrin Ogdahl 2-for-3; Ryan Speltz 2-for-5, 2 runs; Matt Plumhoff 2-for-5, rbi; Mike Danielson 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Jared Williamson 1-for-5, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Regal: Chris Beier 72/3-10-7-7-3-8, Austen Hadley 11/3-3-2-2-1-1 ... New London-Spicer: Darren Ogdahl 8-9-7-5-1-8, Ryan Speltz (L) 1-1-3-0-1-2