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Amateur Baseball: Raymond clips Sacred Heart

RAYMOND -- Tyler Steen hit a two-run home run in the fifth, providing all the offense starter and winner Tyler Knott would need in Raymond's 2-0 victory over Sacred Heart on Friday.

Steen unloaded off Sacred Heart starter Jeremy Hinderks.

Knott worked a complete game, allowing just two hits while striking out 13.

Raymond improved to 7-1 in the Cornbelt League and 11-5 overall. The Rockets play host to Milroy at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Steen was 2-for-4 and Brandon Madsen and Zach Nelson also had two hits. Madsen reached in the fifth and scored on Steen's homer.

Tyler Kleinhuisen and Nate Hebrink had Sacred Heart's two hits.

Raymond 2,

Sacred Heart 0

Sacred Heart........000 000 000 -- 0 2 1

Raymond..............000 020 00x -- 2 8 0

HITTING - Sacred Heart : Tyler Kleinhuisen 1-for-4, Nate Hebrink 1-4 ... Raymond: Tyler Steen 2-for-4 hr rbi-2 r, Brandon Madsen 2-for-4 r, Zach Nelson 2-for-3, Jordan Daugherty 1-for-3, Mike Jeseritz 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Sacred Heart: Jeremy Hinderks (L) 8-8-2-2-2-6 ... Raymond: Tyler Knott (W) 9-2-0-0-2-13