Amateur Baseball: Atwater 3rd inning leads to 14-6 victory
ATWATER -- Atwater exploded for eight runs in the third inning to run away from Paynesville 14-6 in a non-league amateur baseball game Friday.
Michael Malvin and Zach Cunningham both supplied two-run hits in Atwater's eight-run third. Malvin, who pitched the first five innings for the win, finished 2-for-3 with four RBI.
The Pirates' Brett Savelkoul and Casey Hess each had a double among their two hits.
Jamie Paul, who went 2-for-4, took the loss on the hill.
Jeff Peterson went 2-for-3 with two RBI for Atwater (6-5).
Atwater 14, Paynesville 6
Paynesville 000 011 301 -- 6 10 2
Atwater 018 003 20x --14 10 0
HITTING - Paynesville: Jamie Paul 2-for-4, rbi; Brett Savelkoul 2-for-5, 2b; Adam Miller 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Shannon Olmschied 2-for-4, rbi; Adam Hemisch 1-for-5, 2b; Casey Hess 2-for-4, 2b, rbi ... Atwater: Brian Kingery 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Zach Cunningham 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Kyle Johnson 1-for-2, Lucas Pickle 1-for-1, Ryan Walsh 1-for-3, rbi; Michael Malvin 2-for-3, 2b, 4 rbi; Jeff Peterson 2-for-3, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: Jamie Paul (L) ... Atwater: Michael Malvin (W)
Raymond 14, Elrosa 10
Trailing 5-3, Raymond (15-2) sent up 11 batters to the plate in the seventh inning to score seven runs. Four walks opened the Rockets' seventh and three consecutive hits from Jordan Smith, Justin Koenen and Mike Jeseritz followed to spark the rally.
The Rockets pounded out 16 hits with Koenen getting three and Jeseritz, Smith Zach Nelson, Jason Meyer and Kyle Knott two each.
Raymond 002 001 740--14 16 2
Elrosa 200 210 113--10 14 4
HITTING - Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 2-for-6, 2b, 3 rbi; Zach Nelson 2-for-6, 2 rbi; Jason Meyer 2-for-6, rbi; Kyle Knott 2-for-4, rbi; Tyler Steen 1-for-5; Ben Ruter 1-for-5, 2b; Tom DeBoer 1-for-3, rbi; Jordan Smith 2-for-5, rbi; Justin Koenen 3-for-5, 3 rbi ... Elrosa: Ethan Vogt 2-for-4, rbi; Mike Whittemore 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Brandon Roelike 2-for-3, 2b; Matt Bauer 2-for-3, rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Raymond: Ron Hoekstra 4-8-4-4-2-0, Justin Koenen (W) 3-4-2-2-4-4, Ben Ruter 2-2-4-3-6-0 ... Elrosa: Dustin Breitbach 5-6-2-2-1-2, three other pitchers with statistics not available