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Willmar I VFW wins 2 of 3 games at Dassel-Cokato Invitational

DASSEL -- The Willmar I VFW team won its last two games at the Dassel-Cokato Invite after falling in its opener.

The host team outlasted Willmar 6-5 in nine innings on Saturday. On Sunday Willmar then blanked Hutchinson 12-0 in five innings and upended Litchfield 9-3. The round-robin tournament, which was played on just one field, featured eight teams with each team playing three games.

Jacob Rambow drove in five runs behind six hits in the tournament while Nathaniel Swoyer and Kyler Vossen both collected five hits. Gabe Amon knocked in four runs with four hits.

Results from the Willmar II team were not available at press time.

Team scores

Dassel-Cokato 6, Willmar I 5

Willmar I 12, Hutchinson 0

Willmar I 9, Litchfield 3

Willmar I composite box score

HITTING - Ryan Lawler 3-for-13, 4 runs, 2 rbi; Dean Stier 3-for-13, 2b, 3 runs, 2 rbi; Gabe Amon 4-for-10, 2b, 4 runs, 4 rbi; Jacob Rambow 6-for-10, 4 runs, 5 rbi; Brady Schneck 2-for-10, rbi; Nathaniel Swoyer 5-for-11, 2 2b's, 2 runs, 4 rbi; Jacob Damhof 1-for-7, 2 runs; Kyler Vossen 5-for-7, 3 runs, rbi; Ryan Horning 1-for-3; Eric Jacobs 1-for-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Amon 6-7-4-*-5-2, Swoyer (L) 22/3-3-2-*-1-1, Ruter (W) 4-2-0-0-0-4, Jacobs 1-1-0-0-2-1, Lawler (W) 5-3-3-*-3-4, Damhof 2-1-0-0-0-2