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Amateur Baseball Roundup: Chuckers topple Eden Valley

EDEN VALLEY — Jordan Tanner worked seven solid innings to lead Atwater to a 6-1 win over Eden Valley on Thursday in the opening game of the Highway 55 Tournament.

Tanner allowed five hits, didn’t walk a batter and struck out three.

Josh Cunningham and Jordan Olson both drove in two runs and Cunningham, Vance Martin and Jeff Peterson all had two hits.

The Chuckers take a break from the tournament to play host to Paynesville at 7:30 p.m. today.

They return for the second round of the tournament against the winner of Clear Lake and Hibbing at 5:45 p.m. Saturday in Kimball.

Atwater 6, Eden Valley 1

Atwater               020 022 0 — 6 10 2

Eden Valley        100 000 0 — 1  5  2 

HITTING – Atwater: Josh Cunningham 2-4 2b rbi-2, Jeff Peterson 2-5, Jordan Olson 1-3 rbi-2, Matt Tanner 1-3 r, Zach Cunningham 1-4 rbi, Brooks Mauer 1-3, Vance Martin 2-3 … Eden Valley: Chad Hesse 1-3, Gary Peters 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Atwater: Jordan Tanner (W) 7-5-1-1-0-3 … Eden Valley: Cam Knudsen (L) 5-6-4-3-3-2

Result Wednesday


Raymond 9, Granite Falls 5

The Rockets were ignited by a pair of home runs by Kyle Knott, good for four RBI. Tyler Steen added a two-run triple and Justin Koenen a two-run homer.

Players sat out a one-hour rain delay in the fifth.

Raymond             004 200 003— 9 10 4 

Granite Falls       200 003 000 —5   8 2 

HITTING – Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-for-5, Justin Koenen 2-for-5, 2 rbi, HR; Tyler Steen 1-for-3, 3b, 2 rbi; Kyle Knott 2-for-4, 4 rbi, 2 HRs; John Sawatzky 1-for-5, 2b; Brandon Madsen 1-for-3, Jordan Smith 1-for-1, rbi; Jordan Daugherty 1-for-4 … Granite Falls: Cody Fruin 0-for-3, 2 rbi; Phil Johnson 2-for-4, Criag Listul 1-for-2, Andrew Walters 1-for-4, dyhlan Lindstrom 1-for-4, rbi; Travis Enger 1-for-4 Aaron Zieske 2-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — Raymond: Tom DeBoer (W) 6-7-4-1-3-3, John Sawatzky (S) 3-1-0-0-0-7 … Granite Falls: Dylan Lindstrom (L) 5-8-6-6-3-2, Cody Fruin 4-2-3-2-3-9