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Prep Baseball: NLS avenges loss to LPGE

SPICER -- New London-Spicer scored four times in the first inning, then rode the combined three-hit pitching of Jack Schwaegerl and Tyler Haats to defeat Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 4-1 in a West Central North Conference baseball game on Monday.

Schwaegerl allowed three hits and one run over four innings for the win. Haats pitched three hitless innings for the save.

The Wildcats avenged a 4-3 loss to LPGE on April 20 in Long Prairie.

Shawn Hatlestad started the first-inning rally with a single and Luke Peterson was hit by a pitch. Kevin Soine then doubled in Hatlestad. Schwaegerl's single plated Peterson for a 2-0 lead. Soine scored the third run on a wild pitch and Schwaegerl came around to score the final run on an error.

Soine had a pair of doubles in three trips for the Wildcats (5-7, 6-7).

Mitch Branby drove in the lone run of the game for Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (6-5, 8-5).


LPGE (6-5, 8-5) 000 100 0 -- 1 3 1

NLS (5-7, 6-7) 400 000 x -- 4 6 2

HITTING - LPGE: Mitch Branby 1-for-3, rbi; Tim Zastrow 1-for-3, Jordon Long 1-for-3 ... NLS: Kevin Soine 2-for-3, rbi, 2 2b's; Jack Schwaegerl 1-for-3, rbi; Shawn Hatlestad 1-for-3, Mitch Ejnik 1-for-2, Tyler Haats 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- LPGE: Duane Miller (L) 6-6-4-2-3-3 ... NLS: Jack Schwaegerl (W) 4-3-1-1-3-3, Tyler Haats (S) 3-0-0-0-2-0

Wright County Annandale 10, Litchfield 7

Annandale scored three unearned runs in the top of the eighth to overcome Litchfield 10-7 on Monday in a Wright County baseball game.

The Cardinals jumped in front with a seven-run third inning. Walks set the table for run-scoring doubles by James Chapman, Brady Stromme and Dillon Dougherty. Chapman's scored three runners.

Litchfield tied it 7-7 with a four-run fourth. Matt Spreiter, who went 3-for-5 with a double, Eric Hulterstrom and Brady Smith each had RBI hits.

But the Dragons didn't score again, shut out the last 3Zc innings by Alec Erhard, who got the win.

Litchfield pitchers Aaron Valiant and David Yordi gave up 11 walks.

Ann. (3-6, 3-7) 007 000 03 --10 8 4

Litch (7-6, 7-6) 120 400 00 -- 7 10 1

HITTING - Annandale: Joe Allison 2-for-4, rbi; James Chapman 2-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi, 2 runs; Brady Stromme 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Dillon Dougherty 2-for-3, 2b, rbi' ... Litchfield: Matt Spreiter 3-for-5, 2b, rbi; Eric Hulterstrum 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Nick Buschette 1-for-4, rbi; Shane Gutormson 1-for-4, Brady Smith 1-for-4, rbi; Aaron Valiant 1-for-4, 2b; Clint Hannes 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Annandale: Dillon Dougherty 4Xc-8-7-4-5-5, Alec Erhard (W) 3Zc-2-0-0-1-3 ... Litchfield: Aaron Valient 2Zc-2-5-5-6-2, David Yordi (L) 5Xc-6-5-2-5-5

Central Minnesota

Pierz 12, BBE 0

Pierz's Travis Kahl threw a three-hit shutout for the win. He struck out six and walked one, plus had two hits and drove in two runs.

Zach Pohlkamp was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI for the Pioneers.

Kevin Kuefler had two hits to lead the Jaguars.

Pierz (4-2, 6-3) 310 101 6 -- 12 13 1

BBE (4-6, 5-7) 000 000 0 -- 0 3 5

HITTING - Pierz: Dylan Rummet 2-for-5, 3b, 2 rbi; Zach Pohlkamp 3-for-4, 2b, 3 rbi; Travis Kahl 2-for-4, 2 rbi ... BBE: Kevin Kuefler 2-for-3; Brandon DeKok 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Pierz: Travis Kahl (W) 7-3-0-0-1-6 ... BBE: Brady Weller (L) 4-7-5-4-0-2; Brandon DeKok 2-5-5-4-2-2; Daniel Rooney 1-1-2-0-1-0


Wabasso 6, BLH 2

Ryan Hahn hit a solo home run in the first inning for Buffalo Lake-Hector.

Blake Altermatt had three hits for Wabasso.

Wab. (9-6, 10-6) 002 031 0 -- 6 10 1

BLH (0-15, 0-16) 110 000 0 -- 2 5 3

HITTING - Wabasso: Delton Salfer 1-for-4; Derek Riley 2-for-3; Sam Guetter 2-for-4; Aaron Braun 1-for-4; Seth Guetter 1-for-4; Blake Altermatt 3-for-4 ... BLH: Ryan Hahn 1-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Evan Ludowese 1-for-3; Ben Meiers 1-for-3; Brandon Huls 1-for-3; Cory Kurth 1-for-3, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Wabasso: Josh Guetter (W) 7-5-2-2-0-8 ... BLH: Ben Meiers (L) 7-10-6-1-3-4