Twins, Rockets bow out in Class C
SHAKOPEE - Both area amateur baseball teams lost in the third round of the Class C state tournament game.
New London-Spicer lost 5-2 to Sobieski in Shakopee and Raymond fell 5-4 to Young America in New Prague.
Sobieski advanced to the title game with a 5-2 win over Sartell and a 2-1 win over Young America, but the Skis lost 8-5 to Plato in the championship game on Monday in New Prague.
Against Sobieski, NLS' Austen Hadley homered, doubled and had an RBI and scored a run, and Jake Rambow, Austin Rambow and Wyatt White all had two hits.
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Sobieski 004 001 00x-5 7 0
Hitting - New London-Spicer: Jake Rambow 2-4, Austen Hadley 2-4 hr 2b rbi r, Wyatt White 2-4 r, Austin Rambow 2-4 rbi, Andrew Bangen 1-3 ... Sobieski: Beau Hanowski 2-3 2b rbi r, Scott Litchy 1-3 2b rbi r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - New London-Spicer: Adam Nibaur (L) 2.1-3-4-2-2-1, Austin Versteeg 5-3-1-1-2-6, Jeremy Hinderks 0.2-1-0-0-0-0 ... Sobieski: Jack Hegarty (W) 9-9-2-2-0-7
Raymond outhit Young America and led by three runs after one inning, but five errors eventually took its toll on Saturday in New Prague.
Raymond's Zach Nelson had a hit and two RBIs and Jordan Smith had a hit, an RBI and scored a run.
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Raymond 301 000 000-4 7 5
Hitting - Young America: Brice Panning 2-5 rbi-3 ... Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 0-3 r-2, Tyler Steen 1-4 r, Jordan Smith 1-3 rbi r, Eric Hulterstrum 1-4, Zach Nelson 1-4 rbi-2 John Sawatzky 2-4, Jose Rosario 1-4
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Young America: Josh Lenz (W) 8.2-7-4-2-2-15, Alex Twenge (Sv) 0.1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Raymond: Colton Vien 3.2-4-4-2-2-3, Alex Lotthammer (L) 5.1-2-1-0-3-6
Fond du Lac defeated Ridgewater in both team's season-opener on Saturday.
No other details about the game were provided.