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Prep Baseball: Wildcats edge T-Hawks

Tribune photo by Tom Larson Montevideo's Kyle TeBeest slides safely into second base as New London-Spicer second baseman Ryan Vraa attempts to corral a throw from catcher Grant Vagle on Monday at Green Lake Diamond in Spicer. NLS' Aaron Ruter moves in to back up the play.1 / 2
Tribune photo by Tom Larson Montevideo shortstop Brett Bergeson fields a ground ball and makes the throw to first for a putout in the fifth inning of a non-conference game against New London-Spicer Monday in Spicer.2 / 2

Tribune Staff Report

SPICER -- Logan Brink scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning and pitcher Tanner Thunstedt made it hold up in New London-Spicer's 3-2 win over Montevideo on Monday at Green Lake Diamond.

Both teams managed just three hits in the tight pitchers' duel.

In the sixth, with the game tied 2-2, NLS got Brink to third on two walks and a Thunder Hawks' error, and he scored on Aaron Ruter's fielder's choice ground out.

Thunstedt worked seven innings, allowing just two walks and striking out four.

Monte pitchers Tanner Lindemann and Kyle TeBeest allowed just one earned run but hurt themselves with seven combined walks, and the T-Hawks committed two errors.

NLS scored a run in the second on a hit, two Monte walks and an error, and the Wildcats took a two-run lead in the third when Tanner Tobkin tripled and scored on an overthrown to third.

Monte's Joe Bednar tied the game in the fourth with a two-run single.

NLS improved to 4-6 overall and the Wildcats are host to Sauk Centre at 7 p.m. today at Green Lake Diamond.

New London-Spicer 3, Montevideo 2

Montevideo 000 200 0 -- 2 3 2

NLS 011 001 x -- 3 3 0

HITTING - Montevideo: Tanner Lindemann 1-for-3, Jake Bednar 1-for-3 rbi-2, Kyle TeBeest 1-for-2 ... NLS: Ryan Vraa 1-for-4, Tanner Tobkin 1-for-3 3b, Grant Vagle 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Montevideo: Lindemann 3.2-3-2-1-4-0, TeBeest (L) 2.1-0-1-0-3-1 ... NLS: Tanner Thunstedt (W) 7-3-2-2-2-4