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Norway Lake-Sunburg nips New London-Spicer

SPICER -- Grant Johnson hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning and Norway Lake-Sunburg edged New London-Spicer 7-6 in a Cornbelt North Division playoff game on Sunday.

New London-Spicer outhit the Lakers 10-6, but made three errors and two Twins hurlers combined for eight walks.

Jared Johnson had two hits for NL-Sunburg.

Scott Rambow went 4-for-5, including a pair of doubles, and drove in a run for the Twins. Austen Hadley had two hits and two RBI. Mike Thompson had a two-run double.

Chris Braaten went the distance for the win for the Lakers. He walked four and struck out six. Darren Ogdahl took the loss.

Norway Lake-Sunburg 7, New London-Spicer 6

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NL-Spicer 121 000 020 -- 6 10 3

HITTING - Norway Lake-Sunburg: Grant Johnson 1-for-3, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Kent Gjerde 1-for-3; Jordan Johnson 1-for-2; James Cortez 1-for-3; Jared Johnson 2-for-3 ... New London-Spicer: Austen Hadley 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Scott Rambow 4-for-5, 2 2b's, rbi; Mike Thompson 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Darren Ogdahl 1-for-4; Kevin Soine 1-for-4; Matt Plumhoff 1-for-1, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Norway Lake-Sunburg: Chris Braaten (W) 9-10-6-4-4-6 ... New London-Spicer: Darren Ogdahl (L) 5Zc-5-7-4-6-5, Mike Danielson 3Xc-1-0-0-2-7

Starbuck 7, Atwater 6

Matt Daniels walked with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 12th inning, giving Starbuck the win.

Atwater had runners on second and third with two outs in the top of the 12th and tried to score on a passed ball, but the runner was thrown out.

In Starbuck's half of the 12th, Kevin Mahoney hit a single and Zach Lagred followed with a double. Mike Andreas was then intentionally walked to load the bases. Daniels drew a walk on a 3-2 pitch.

Mahoney finished 3-for-5 and Chad Andreas was 3-for-6. Lagred and Mike Andreas had two hits and two RBI each.

Jon Hoffman pitched 11 innings for Starbuck before giving way to Nate Sutton in the 12th.

Jeff Peterson, Zach Cunningham and Vance Martin had two hits apiece for the Chuckers.

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Starbuck 020 020 201 001 -- 7 13 4

HITTING - Atwater: Brian Kingery 1-for-7, 2b; Jeff Peterson 2-for-6; Zach Cunningham 2-for-6, 2b; Matt Tanner 1-for-5, 2b; Justin Schroeder 1-for-3; Ryan Walsh 1-for-2; Brooks Maurer 1-for-5; Vance Martin 2-for-6; Jordan Tanner 1-for-5 ... Starbuck: Kevin Mahoney 3-for-5; Zach Lagred 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Mike Andreas 2-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Matt Daniels 1-for-5, rbi; Andrew Olson 1-for-1, rbi; Chad Andreas 3-for-6, 2 2b's

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater: Justin Schroeder 6Xc-9-5-4-5-5, Viran Kingery (L) 5Zc-5-2-1-4-2 ... Starbuck: Jon Hoffmann 11-11-6-2-4-8, Nate Sutton (W) 1-1-0-0-2-0


Freeport 7, Litchfield 1

Craig Meyer stopped Litchfield on five hits, including two by Jordan Lecher.

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Freeport 052 000 00x -- 7 8 2

HITTING - Litchfield: Jordan Lecher 2-for-4; Joe Buschette 1-for-2; Joe Pennertz 1-for-4; Chris Thompson 1-for-3 ... Freeport: L.Haugen 1-for-4; R.Tshida 1-for-3, rbi; B.Hundt 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Chad Hess 1-for-3; T.Greiler 2-for-4, 2 rbi; J.Tschida 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Jordan Lecher (L) 8-8-7-6-6-2 ... Freeport: Craig Meyer (W) 9-5-1-0-1-2

Saturday result

Land O'Ducks Wheaton 17, Montevideo 7

Montevideo made seven errors which led to nine unearned runs for Wheaton.

Brandon Raymo, Joe Schlagel and Dave Vik had two hits each for Montevideo.

Montevideo 041 101 0 -- 7 10 7

Wheaton 205 420 x --17 13 4

HITTING - Montevideo: Todd Bergeson 1-for-5, rbi; Josh Fenske 1-for-3, rbi; Jake Karels 1-for-4, rbi; Brandon Raymo 2-for-3; Joe Schlagel 2-for-4; Cameron Vien 1-for-5, rbi; Dave Vik 2-for-3, rbi ... Wheaton: Frish 3-for-6, 2b, 4 rbi; Conroy 2-for-3, 2 rbii; Conroy 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Olson 2-for-4, 3 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Cameron Vien (L) 3Xc-7-11-5-4-5, Josh Fenske 3-6-6-3-5-1 ... Wheaton: not available

Lakewood St. Joseph 3, Litchfield 2

In a game shortened to six inning due to inclement weather, St. Joseph got run-scoring singles from Danny Scholand, Brent Schloe and Bryan Rocheleau.

Lucas Johnson went 2-for-3, and drove in a run for Litchfield.

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St. Joseph 120 00x -- 3 6 0

HITTING - Litchfield: Lucas Johnson 2-for-3, 3b; Joe Buschette 1-for-2; Aaron Solbrack 1-for-2 ... St. Joseph: Danny Scholand 2-for-2, rbi; Brent Schloe 1-for-2, rbi; Steve Newman 2-for-3; Bryan Rocheleau 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Stephen Pennertz (L) 5-6-3-3-2-2 ... St. Joseph: Chad Schweggel (W) 6-4-2-2-2-7

Late Friday result

Land O'Ducks Morris 19, Montevideo 2

Morris pounded out 20 hits, including four by Cory Marquart. Ross Haugen, Eric Asche and Craig Knochenmus had three hits apiece.

Tim Epema, James Gallagher, John Gallagher and Cameron Vien had two hits each for Montevideo.

Montevideo 010 100 0 -- 2 10 4

Morris 060 904 x --19 20 2

HITTING - Montevideo: Josh Anderson 1-for-2; Tim Epema 2-for-3, rbi; James Gallagher 2-for-3; John Gallagher 2-for-3, rbi; Joe Schlagel 1-for-4; Cameron Vien 2-for-4 ... Morris: Kirby Marquart 1-for-4, 2 runs; Cory Marquart 4-for-5, 4 runs; Ross Haugen 3-for-4, 2 runs; Eric Asche 3-for-3, 2 runs; Carig Knochenmus 3-for-5; Adam Torkelson 2-for-4, 2 runs; Dusty Sauter 2-for-4, 2 runs; Matt Carrington 1-for-5; Jamie van Kampen 1-for-3, 2 runs

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Chuck Vien (L) 3-10-10-9-3-4, James Gallagher 3-20-9-9-0-1 ... Morris: not available