REDWOOD FALLS - BOLD needed to go to a second game but defeated Tri-Town to win the Legion Division II Central Sub-District championship on Sunday.
Tri-Town, which came back through the loser's bracket, forced a second game for the title with a 5-1 win over BOLD in Sunday's first game.
BOLD rebounded for a 12-0 championship-clinching win in Sunday's second game. BOLD knocked Tri-Town into the loser's bracket with a 5-3 win over the Black Sox on Saturday.
BOLD moves on to play New London-Spicer in a best two-of-three series in the Central Sub-State semifinals. The first game is 7 p.m. Tuesday in Spicer, and the second game is 6 p.m. Thursday in Bird Island. A third game, if needed, will follow Thursday's game in Bird Island.
Sunday's Game 2
BOLD wrapped up the sub-district title with five runs in both the fourth and fifth innings.
Jordan Sagedahl mashed, finishing with three hits, including two doubles, and six runs batted in.
Stadther got the win with a five-hitter.
Tri-Town's Josh Kingery took the loss but had two of the Black Sox' five hits.
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Hitting - BOLD: Luke Ryan 1-3 rbi, Jordan Sagedahl 3-4 2b-2 rbi-6, Jack Peppel 1-3, Aidan Elfering 1-1, Reed Stadther 1-2, Cade Morse 1-3, Tim Peppel 1-1 rbi, Braeden Tersteeg 1-1 ... Tri-Town: David Kingery 1-3, Kobe Holtz 1-3, Josh Kingery 2-2, Noah Cunningham 1-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Stadther (W) 5-5-0-0-1-2 ... Tri-Town: Josh Kingery (L) 4.1-10-12-10-6-3, Cunningham 0.2-1-0-0-1-1
Sunday's Game 1
Tri-Town 5, BOLD 1
Kobe Holtz hit two solo home runs and Noah Cunningham and Josh Kingery both doubled as Tri-Town won an elimination game to force a winner-take-all second game on Sunday.
Josh Kinzler worked five innings to get the win and Cunningham was perfect over the final two innings.
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Hitting - Tri-Town: David Kingery 1-3, Kobe Holtz 2-3 hr-2 rbi-2, Josh Kingery 1-3 2b, Noah Cunningham 1-3 2b, Eli Albrecht 2-3, Jordan Schultz 1-3, Jordan Schumacher 1-3 ... BOLD: Luke Ryan 1-4, James Woelfel 1-2, Jack Peppel 1-3, Reed Stadther 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Tri-Town: Josh Kinzler (W) 5-4-1-1-4-3, Cunningham 2-0-0-0-0-0 ... BOLD: Hayden Tersteeg (L) 5.2-9-5-5-1-4, Jack Peppel 1.1-0-0-0-0-2
Jack Peppel hit a three-run homer in the third inning and BOLD tacked on runs in the fourth and sixth innings to down Tri-Town in the sub-district semifinals on Saturday.
Luke Ryan and Hayden Tersteeg with a two hits and Tersteeg and Jordan Sagedahl both drove in runs.
Sagedahl went the distance to get the win.
Tri-Town's David Kingery had two hits, including a double, and Kingery, Kobe Holtz and Eli Albrecht all drove in runs.
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Hitting - Tri-Town: David Kingery 2-3 2b rbi, Kobe Holtz 1-3 rbi, Josh Kingery 1-3, Eli Albrecht 1-3 rbi, Jordan Schumacher 1-2 ... BOLD: Luke Ryan 2-4 2b, Jordan Sagedahl 1-3 rbi, Hayden Tersteeg 2-3 rbi, Jack Peppel 1-3 hr rbi-3, Reed Stadther 2-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Tri-Town: Holtz (L) 4-5-4-4-6-2, David Kingery 2-3-1-1-1-1 ... BOLD: Sagedahl (W) 7-6-3-3-1-6
Madison rallied to tie the game in the sixth but Kerkhoven put up five runs in the seventh to hold off Madison in the Central Sub-District tournament.
Kerkhoven's Caleb Collins, Regan Carlson, Dylan Rudningen and Cade Melin all had two hits and drove in runs, and Brandon Rasmusson doubled and drove in three runs.
Madison's Peyton Mortenson had two hits and two RBIs, and Even Benson and Isaac Gerdes both had hits and drove in two runs.
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Hitting - Kerkhoven: Weston Gjerde 1-3 rbi r, Dylan Rudningen 2-4 rbi r, Caleb Collins 2-3 rbi r, Regan Carlson 2-3 rbi r, Isaac Call 0-3 r, Ryan Torkelson 0-2 rbi r, Brandon Rasmusson 1-4 2b rbi-3 r, Cade Melin 2-4 rbi r, Kyle Meyer 0-2 r ... Madison: Peyton Mortenson 2-5 rbi-2 r, Evan Benson 1-3 rbi-2, Korbin Kells 1-4, Cade Bjornjeld 1-3, Wyatt Halvorson 1-3 r-2, Brett Baldwin 0-2 r, Trevor Gearman 0-0 r, Isaac Gerdes 1-3 2b rbi-2 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kerkhoven: Carlson 5-4-0-0-4-3, Gjerde (W) 2-3-6-2-2-0 ... Madison: Braiden Kittelson 5-7-4-4-4-1 Bjornjeld (L) 2-3-5-5-3-2
SC Chutes 5,
The St. Cloud Chutes pieced together five runs and five Chutes pitchers combined to hold down Willmar Post 167.
Willmar's Caleb Owens had a hit and drove in both Willmar runs.
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Hitting - St. Cloud Chutes: Tyler Bautch 2-2 2b rbi r, James Anderson 2-2 ... Willmar: Caleb Owens 1-3 rbi-2, Jayden Dierenfeld 1-3 2b, Drey Dirksen 1-3, Tyler Johnson 0-1 r, Avery Smith 1-1, Caleb Ditmarson 0-2 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - St. Cloud Chutes: Bautch 2-1-0-0-0-1, Brandon Hartung (W) 2-0-0-0-0-2, Jared Klein 1-2-2-0-1-1, Eric Faust 1-1-0-0-0-2, Anderson 1-0-0-0-0-0 ... Willmar: Grant Bangen 2-2-1-0-0-3, Bryan Weidemann (L) 2-4-2-2-1-2, Ditmarson 2-5-2-1-0-3
St. Cloud 3
Willmar won its third straight game and enters the Northwood League All-Star break in first in the Northern Division after Sunday's victory in St. Cloud.
The Stingers are 13-5 in the second half and lead La Crosse (13-6) by a half-game. The Stingers vaulted into first place by taking three of four from La Crosse last week and winning two against St. Cloud over the weekend.
On Sunday, the Stingers trailed St. Cloud by a run after seven innings, but they scored four in the eighth inning on Eli Wilson's sacrifice fly, a Rox error, Jayson Newman's RBI double and a wild pitch.
Newman, who homered, doubled and drove in two runs, made his offensive production hold up on the mound. Newman worked 1-2/3 innings of hitless relief to earn a save. Jonathan McKinney got the win.
The Stingers are off Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for the NWL All-Star Game break. The All-Star Game is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Willmar outfielder Tyler Reichenborn and right-hander Ben Mora are the team's North Division representatives.
Reichenborn and Stingers teammate Caleb Ricca will compete in the NWL Home Run Derby prior to Tuesday's All-Star Game.
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Hitting - Willmar: Joey Ortiz 0-2 r-2 bb-3, Eli Wilson 1-3 rbi, John Trousdale 0-2 rbi r, Nic Hernandez 0-1 r, Jayson Newman 2-4 hr 2b rbi-2 r, Jaxon Hallmark 1-4 r ... St. Cloud: Ryan Davis 2-4 hr rbi- r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar: Corey Binger 5.2-5-2-2-1-2, Noah Fluman 0.1-1-1-0-0-0, Jonathan McKinney (W) 1.1-1-0-0-2-1, Jayson Newman (Sv) 1.2-0-0-0-2-2 ... St. Cloud: Kenny Saenz 6-2-2-2-4-4, Jake Suddreth (L) 1.2-1-3-1-2-1, Joey Stock 0.1-1-1-0-0-0, Justin Wick 1-1-0-0-0-1
St. Cloud 5
John Trousdale's run-scoring double in the bottom of the 14th inning gave Willmar the victory in a 4-hour, 55-minute marathon on Saturday night—and Sunday morning—at Bill Taunton Stadium.
In the 14th, Tyler Reichenborn reached on an error and came around on Trousdale's double.
The Stingers kept the game alive after St. Cloud scored in the top of the 12th. In the bottom of the inning, Eric Yang singled and Reichenborn pinch ran for him. Reichenborn reached third on Eli Wilson's single and scored the tying run on Shea Kramer's sacrifice fly.
Willmar's Michael Cartwright, the last of nine Stinger pitchers to work in the game, got the win. He worked the 14th inning, allowing a hit and striking out two.
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Hitting - St. Cloud: Ryan Davis 4-7 2b-2 ... Willmar: Matt Rudick 3-5 2b rbi, Joey Ortiz 1-5, Nic Hernandez 0-6 rbi, Eric Yang 1-5, Tyler Reichenborn 0-1 r-2, John Trousdale 2-6 2b rbi r, Richie Garcia 1-2, Caleb Ricca 0-2 r, Davis Elliot 1-5 r, Eli Wilson 1-1, Sebastian Samuels 2-4 rbi, Shea Kramer 0-0 rbi, Jaxon Hallmark 1-5 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - St. Cloud: Zach Lauzon 5.2-8-4-4-4-5, John Matthews 5.1-2-0-0-2-8, Finn Del Bonta-Smith 1-2-1-0-0-2, Erik Martinez (L) 1-1-1-0-0-0 ... Willmar: Sam Gardner 5.2-3-0-0-1-6, Noah Fluman 0.2-1-1-0-0-2, Sir Gomez 0.2-0-0-0-0-1, Ben Mora 1-2-2-1-0-1, Nick Mears 1-0-1-0-2-0, Dylan Oliver 0.2-1-0-0-1-1, Braxton Johns 0.1-0-0-0-0-1, Bryant Claunch 3-2-1-1-1-4, Michael Cartwright (W) 1-1-0-0-0-2
John Perkins doubled in two runs in the top of the 11th inning and New London-Spicer held on to down Norway Lake-Sunburg on Sunday in Sunburg.
A Norway Lake-Sunburg error with two outs in the 11th brought Perkins up with two men on.
Norway Lake-Sunburg scored in the bottom of the 11th inning and had the bases loaded, but reliever Ben Kulset ended the game with a strikeout.
NL-Spicer's Wyatt White had three hits and Josh Soine tripled and drove in two runs. NL-Sunburg's Dylan Rudningen had three hits and drove in a run and Justin Johnson had a hit and drove in a pair of runs.
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Hitting - New London-Spicer: Andrew Bangen 1-2 2b rbi, John Perkins 1-4 2b rbi-2, Scott Rambow 2-4 2b r, Wyatt White 3-5 2b r, Josh Soine 1-4 3b rbi-2 r, Patrick Courtney 2-5 rbi, Dalton Rambow 1-5 r, Ben Kulset 0-4 r-2 ... Norway Lake-Sunburg: Weston Gjerde 1-4 rbi r, Dylan Rudningen 3-5 rbi r, Justin Johnson 1-6 rbi-2, Aaron Zimmer 1-5, Kyle Baker 1-5, Regan Carlson 1-5, Brandon Rasmusson 1-4 r, Ryan Torkelson 2-4 r-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - New London-Spicer: Mike Danielson 9-7-4-3-2-2, Kulset (W) 2-4-1-1-2-2 ... Norway Lake-Sunburg: Justin Johnson (L) 11-11-6-4-2-5
Scott Rambow had a home run, a double, drove in two runs and scored three times to help lead New London-Spicer to a win over Willmar at Green Lake Diamonds.
Austen Hadley had three hits and drove in three runs, Dalton Rambow doubled and drove in three runs and Wyatt White had a hit and drove in two runs.
Willmar's Drey Dirksen homered and drove in two runs and Sam Vreeman had two hits and scored three runs.
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Hitting - Willmar: Sam Vreeman 2-3 r-3, Drey Dirksen 1-2 hr rbi-2 r-2, Josh Tinklenberg 0-2 rbi, Jack Baumgart 1-1 rbi, Garrit Kooistra 1-3, Caleb Ditmarson 1-3, Nick Bergeson 1-4 ... New London-Spicer: Jake Rambow 0-3 rbi, John Perkins 1-5 r-2, Scott Rambow 3-3 hr 2b rbi-2 r-3, Austen Hadley 3-4 2b rbi-3 r, Wyatt White 1-5 rbi-2, Josh Soine 2-5 r, Andrew Bangen 2-5 r, Dalton Rambow 1-3 2b rbi-3 r, Ben Kulset 1-4 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar: Matt Flaig (L) 7.1-13-10-9-2-3, Josh Tinklenberg 0.2-1-0-0-0-1 ... New London-Spicer: Patrick Courtney (W) 8-7-5-5-5-10, Grant Bangen 1-0-0-0-1-0
Granite Falls 1
Cole Christensen scattered eight hits, allowing just an unearned run while striking out 10 to lead Raymond to a win over Granite Falls on Sunday in Granite Falls.
Raymond's Tyler Steen and Justin Koenen both homered, Jordan Smith had two hits and drove in two runs and Joe Schlagel had a hit and drove in two runs. Steen was 4-for-5 and also scored three runs.
Granite Falls' Cam Vien was 2-for-4.
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Hitting - Raymond: Jordan Smith 2-6 2b rbi-2 r, Justin Koenen 1-4 hr rbi r-2, Tyler Steen 4-5 hr rbi-2 r-3, Mike Jeseritz 1-3 r-2, Eric Hulterstrum 1-3 rbi r, Joe Schlagel 1-4 rbi-2 r ... Granite Falls: Jordan Odegard 1-3 rbi, Cam Vien 2-4, Craig Listul 1-4, Josh Anderson 2-3 r, Austin Friese 1-3, Brandon Grund 1-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Raymond: Cole Christensen (W) 9-8-1-0-0-10 ... Granite Falls: Colton Vien (L) 6-6-4-3-5-7, Cam Vien 2-2-4-3-3-1, Christian Kanten 1-2-2-2-0-0
Tyler Steen and four hits and drove in a run and Calvin Kosminskas had three hits, including a triple and double, and he drove in two in Raymond's win on Saturday.
Rockets starter Jose Rosario worked the first seven innings to get the win.
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Hitting - Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-5 rbi, Justin Koenen 1-4, Tyler Steen 4-5 2b rbi, Joe Schlagel 1-4 2b rbi, Eric Hulterstrum 1-5 rbi, Calvin Kosminskas 3-4 3b 2b rbi-2, Zach Nelson 1-2, Brett Swanson 1-2 rbi ... Hutchinson: Jayden Fleck 4-5 2b-2 rbi-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Raymond: Jose Rosario (W) 7-10-3-3-1-6, Kosminskas 1-0-0-0-0-2, Nelson 1-1-0-0-0-1 ... Hutchinson: Matt Timm 6.2-7-2-2-0-3, Kraft (L) 2.1-7-5-5-1-0
Raymond's Jordan Smith, Justin Koenen and Tyler Steen all drove in runs and John Sawatzky made two appearances in relief to save Alex Lotthammer's victory on Friday in Marshall.
Lotthammer worked the first six innings and struck out 12, Sawatzky, who pitch the seventh and eighth in relief, re-entered in the ninth and shut down the A's.
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Hitting - Raymond: Jordan Smith 1-3 rbi, Justin Koenen 2-4 rbi, Tyler Steen 1-4 2b rbi, Mike Jeseritz 2-4, Herman Solomon 1-3 ... Marshall: Meyer 3-4, Van Moer 2-5, Ellis 2-5 hr rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Raymond: Alex Lotthammer (W) 6-7-1-1-3-12, John Sawatzky 2-0-0-0-0-2, Calvin Kosminskas 0-2-2-2-1-0, Sawatzky (Sv) 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Marshall: Mason Penske (L) 7-5-4-3-5-5, Jake Hess 2-2-2-2-1-1