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Amateur Baseball: Knott tosses 2-hit shutout over HL

HOWARD LAKE -- Tyler Knott threw a two-hitter and Jordan Smith drove in both runs in Raymond's 2-0 win over the Howard Lake Orphans on Friday in the first round of the Good Neighbor Days Tournament.

Smith drove in both of Raymond's runs in the second inning and he finished 2-for-4. Tyler Daugherty, Geoff Nelson and Jason Meyer also had hits. The tournament games are seven innings.

Knott worked a complete game, walking one and striking out three.

The Rockets play their second-round game against Prior Lake at 3:45 p.m. today in Howard Lake.

Raymond 2, Howard Lake 0

Raymond 020 000 0 -- 2 5 1

Howard Lake 000 000 0 -- 0 2 0

HITTING - Raymond: Jordan Smith 2-for-4 rbi-2, Tyler Daugherty 1-for-2, Geoff Nelson 1-for-3, Jason Meyer 1-for-3 ... Howard Lake: Luke Gonion 1-for-3, Matt Buerrel 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Raymond: Tyler Knott (W) 7-2-0-0-1-3 ... Howard Lake: not available

Miller High Life Invitational

Bird Island 11, Gaylord 7

A six-run fourth inning put Bird Island ahead for good and into the quarterfinals of the 16-team tournament. The Bullfrogs will play the Owatonna/Pipestone winner today at 5:15 p.m. back in Gaylord.

Four walks, two hit batters and singles from Tyler Hebrink and Mark Neubauer highlighted the Bird Island fourth. The errorless Bullfrogs were outhit 13-9, but Gaylord committed three errors and issued seven walks.

Hebrink finished with three hits, while Neubauer and Andy Dollerschell drove in two runs each. Dylan Gass hurled 4.1 innings of relief to get the win.

Bird Island 100 620 2 -- 11 9 0

Gaylord 302 011 0 -- 7 13 3

HITTING - Bird Island: Ben Maiers 1-for-3, 2b; Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-3, rbi; Tyler Hebrink 3-for-4; Mark Neubauer 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Andy Dollerschell 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Luke Kramer 1-for-2, rbi ... Gaylord: Collin Grahams 3-for-3, 3b, rbi; Josh Gasaw 2-for-5; Jack Mages 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Jon Waltz 2-for-3, 2b, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Bird Island: Kyle Krause 2.2-7-5-5-3-0, Dylan Gass (W) 4.1-6-2-2-2-2 ... Gaylord: Gasaw (L) 3-3-7-4-5-4, Tim Young 4-6-4-2-2-1