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Amateur Baseball: Sacred Heart routs Rails

SACRED HEART -- Sacred Heart scored 11 runs in the middle innings and pounded Willmar 13-4 in a Cornbelt South League amateur baseball game Friday.

The Saints (5-2, 11-2) plated five runs in the fifth to take a 7-4 lead, then added six runs in the sixth.

Jeremy Hinderks got Sacred Heart on the scoreboard with a two-run home run in the third inning.

Willmar responded with Jordan Olson's grand slam to take a 4-2 lead.

Mike Kuschel and Ross Hebrink had two hits each for the Saints.

Nate Hebrink pitched the first seven innings for Sacred Heart and picked up the win. He allowed four runs on six hits, struck out eight and walked four.

Olson, who took the loss, led the Rails (4-3, 4-3) with two hits. Ross Van Hauen added a double.

Sacred Heart 13, Willmar 4

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S.Heart 002 056 000 -- 13 11 0

HITTING - Willmar: Matt Sagedahl 1-for-4; Lane Kleist 1-for-5; Jordan Olson 2-for-4, grand-slam HR, 4 rbi; Josh Dahlke 1-for-4; Ross Van Hauen 1-for-2, 2b; Cody Scott 1-for-1 ... Sacred Heart: Josh Hebrink 1-for-5, 2 runs; Bryan Aeikens 1-for-1; Ryan Hebrink 1-for-2, 2 runs; Jeremy Hinderks 2-for-3, 3 runs, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Mike Kuschel 2-for-3, 2 runs; Nate Hebrink 1-for-3, rbi; Ross Hebrink 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Mike Johnson 1-for-2, 2 runs, 2b, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Willmar: Jordan Olson (L) 5-7-10-6-6-7; Jason Scheffler 3-4-3-2-3-3 ... Sacred Heart: Nate Hebrink (W) 7-6-4-4-4-8; Ryan Hebrink 1-0-0-0-2-2; Mike Kuschel 1-1-0-0-1-2

Granite Falls 4, Regal 3

The Kilowatts led off the bottom of the 10th inning with three straight hits. The third hit, from Jake Suter, scored Craig Listul with the winning run.

Granite Falls (1-6, 1-6) tied the game in the seventh on a Tyler Kanten single.

Listul and Tyler Dammann had three hits each.

A.J. Hadley had two hits and an RBI to lead Regal (3-4, 5-7).

Regal 020 001 000 0--3 6 1

G.Falls 100 001 100 1--4 14 3

HITTING - Regal: Jordan Beier 1-for-5; Shane Radermacher 1-for-4; Chris Beier 1-for-4; A.J. Hadley 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; C. Flanders 1-for-4 ... Granite Falls: Phil Johnson 1-for-5; Tyler Dammann 3-for-5, 2b, 2 runs; Tyler Kanten 2-for-5, rbi; Tyler Flattum 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Craig Listul 3-for-5, 2b; Jake Suter 1-for-4, 2b, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Regal: Shane Radermacher 6-8-2-2-2-5; Chris Beier (L) 3-6-2-2-1-6 ... Granite Falls: Cody Fruin 8-5-3-1-2-8; Tyler Kanten (W) 2-1-0-0-1-3