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Legion baseball: BOLD rolls past Ely

Tribune photo by Rand Middleton BOLD's Kyle Athmann dives into third with a stolen base after the catcher's throw escaped the webbing of Ely third baseman Louie Gerzin's glove during the first inning Thursday in Bird Island. Athmann, who had doubled, scored on a Jake Marcus ground out.

BIRD ISLAND -- Jake Marcus pitched a complete game for BOLD, with five shutout innings and seven strikeouts, beating Ely 6-2 on Thursday.

Kyle Athmann led the Mudhens with two hits, a double and an RBI.

BOLD scored four runs in the third inning and had single runs in the first and fourth.

Marcus was 1-for-3 with an RBI and Logan Sandgren and Zach Remillard also drove in runs.

Wes Snider and Jory Johnson each had RBIs for Ely. Trevor Burnsdoor took the loss for Ely, going five innings, giving up six runs, three walks and striking out five.

BOLD is now 4-2, and plays in the Luverne Tournament Friday and Saturday.

BOLD 6, Ely 2

Ely 000 002 0 -- 2 5 1

BOLD 104 100 x -- 6 6 1

HITTING - Ely: Trevor Burnsdoor 1-for-3, R. Burnsdoor 2-for-4, Wes Snider 1-for-3 rbi, Jory Johnson 1-for-2 rbi ... BOLD: Kyle Athmann 2-for-4 2b rbi, Zach Remillard 0-for-1 rbi, Jake Marcus 1-for-3 rbi, Logan Sandgren 0-for-2 rbi, Riley Kramer 1-for-3, Nick Steffle 1-for-3, Trent Athmann 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Ely: Trevor Burnsdoor (L) 5-6-5-5-3-5, Shean Fisher 1-1-0-0-0-0 ... BOLD: Jake Marcus (W) 7-5-2-0-4-7