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Amateur Baseball: Danielson powers NL-Spicer to win

SPICER -- Mike Danielson drove in all the New London-Spicer runs as the Twins beat Lake Henry 3-2 in a non-league amateur baseball game Wednesday.

He hit a run-scoring single in the first inning and launched a two-run home run in the sixth, which gave NL-Spicer (8-6) a 3-2 lead.

He also picked up the win on the mound, allowing two runs on six hits. He struck out one and walked four. Austen Hadley pitched the ninth inning for the save.

Jon Lieser and Pat Wuertz had two hits each to lead Lake Henry.

New London-Spicer 3, Lake Henry 2

Lake Henry 101 000 000 -- 2 7 0

NL-Spicer 100 002 00x -- 3 7 1

HITTING - Lake Henry: Jon Lieser 2-for-5; Roger Wuertz 1-for-4, 2b; Ryan Wuertz 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Pat Mohs 1-for-3; Brent Lieser 1-for-1 ... New London-Spicer: Jay Magnuson 1-for-2; Scott Rambow 1-for-2; Mike Danielson 2-for-3, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Jeremy Dirksen 1-for-3; Luke Reiter 1-for-3; Ben Kulset 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lake Henry: Josh Roelike (L) 7-6-3-3-2-2; Mike Stalburg 1-1-0-0-0-1 ... New London-Spicer: Mike Danielson (W) 7-6-2-2-4-1; Scott Rambow 1-1-0-0-1-0; Austen Hadley (S) 1-0-0-0-0-0

Cornbelt South

Milroy 12, Bird Island 1

Milroy launched a 17-hit attack on Bird Island to end the game in the eighth inning. Eric Dolan had four hits while Dave Schmidt, Justin Schlemmer and Andy Schmidt had three apiece to spark the Yankees' offense.

Josh Hadley struck out six and gave up just two hits in six innings to get the win.

Dylan Gass knocked in Bird Island's only run in the seventh.

Milroy 010 600 14 --12 17 2

Bird Island 000 000 10 -- 1 5 1

HITTING - Milroy: Dave Schmidt 3-for-5, 2 rbi; Justin Schlemmer 3-for-4, solo HR, 3 rbi; Eric Dolan 4-for-5, 2b, rbi; Andy Schmidt 3-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Josh Hadley 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Dean Zwach 2-for-4 ... Bird Island: Dylan Gass 1-for-4, rbi; Travis Frederiksen 1-for-3; Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-2; Andy Stephens 1-for-1; Alex Gay 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Milroy: Josh Hadley (W) 6-2-0-0-3-6, Matt Bauer 2-3-1-1-1-2 ... Bird Island: Brad Gass (L) 7-13-8-8-1-4, Luke Kramer 0-4-4-4-1-0, Dylan Gass 1-0-0-0-0-2

Sacred Heart 9, Granite Falls 3

The Kilowatts kept it close through eight innings, but Sacred Heart piled up four insurance runs on four hits to win the Cornbelt South clash.

The Saints led 4-3 after six. Josh Hebrink's RBI single put them up 5-3 in the top of the seventh.

Hebrink also doubled in a run. Jeremy Hinderks threw the first eight innings, allowing seven hits, walking two and fanning seven for the win.

Phil Johnson had two hits for Granite Falls. The loss went to Tyler Kanten, who pitched well over the first 6Zc innings while giving up four hits, two walks and striking out four.

Sacred Heart 000 310 104 -- 9 11 3

Granite Falls 101 001 000 -- 3 7 3

HITTING - Sacred Heart: Josh Hebrink 2-for-3, 2b, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Tyler Kleinhuizen 1-for-5, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Ryan Hebrink 1-for-5; Jeremy Hinderks 2-for-5, 2b; Mike Kueschel 2-for-4, 2b; Jeff Hinderks 1-for-4; Phil Erickson 1-for-5; Mike Johnson 1-for-3 ... Granite Falls: Phil Johnson 2-for-5; Tyler Dammann 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Tyler Kanten 1-for-3; Craig Listul 1-for-4; Jake Suter 1-for-4; Tyler Flatum 1-for-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Sacred Heart: Jeremy Hinderks (W) 8-7-3-2-2-7, Adam Loe 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Granite Falls: Tyler Kanten (L) 6Zc-4-3-2-2-4, Cody Fruin 2Xc-5-4-4-2-6