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Local Roundup: Twins fall in 15C playoffs

Adam Backes had three hits and drove in a run to lead Richmond to a Region 15C playoff win over New London-Spicer and eliminate the Twins from the postseason on Sunday.

The Twins also fell to Lake Henry 10-3 on Saturday.

NLS' Mike Danielson homered and drove in two runs and Ben Kulset, Jake Rambow and Scott Rambow all had two hits for the Twins.

Richmond 5, NL-Spicer 3

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Hitting - Richmond: Adam Backes 3-5 2b rbi r-2 ... New London-Spicer: Ben Kulset 2-4 r-2, Jake Rambow 2-5, Mike Danielson 2-5 hr rbi-2 r, Scott Rambow 2-4 rbi, Austin Rambow 1-4, Josh Soine 1-3, John Perkins 1-4

Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Richmond: Luke Jokela (W) 7-6-3-3-3-5, DJ Schleicher 2-5-0-0-0-1 ... NLS: Adam Nibaur (L) 4.1-6-4-3-3-2, Michael Gruber 4.2-4-1-1-0-2

Lake Henry 10, NL-Spicer 3

Jason Kampsen had four hits and drove in three runs, Ryan Wuertz homered and drove in a pair and Matt Quade had two hits and two RBIs in Lake Henry's Region 15C playoff win over New London-Spicer on Saturday.

Mike Danielson hit a two-run home run and Scott Rambow hit a solo homer, both in the sixth inning, to account for the Twins' runs.

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Hitting - Lake Henry: Jason Kampsen 4-5 2b rbi-3, Matt Quade 2-4 rbi-2 r, Ryan Wuertz 1-4 hr rbi-2 r-2 ... New London-Spicer: Ben Kulset 1-4 r, Mike Danielson 1-4 hr rbi-2 r, Scott Rambow 1-3 hr rbi r, Austin Rambow 1-4 2b, Wyatt White 2-3 2b

Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Lake Henry: Weston Brinkman (W) 5.1-4-3-3-2-5, Jason Kampsen 3.2-2-0-0-1-5 ... NLS: Patrick Courtney (L) 5-10-6-5-3-4, Kulset 4-3-4-3-3-1

Region 11C

Sacred Heart 5, Eden Valley 1

Jeremy Hinderks allowed a run on four hits and struck out seven in the Saints Region 11C victory over Eden Valley on Saturday.

Hinderks also had two hits and scored a run and Trent Novotny and Nate Hebrink both drove in a pair of runs.

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Hitting - Eden Valley: Tanner Olean 1-4 rbi ... Sacred Heart: Trent Novotny 1-4 rbi-2, Dakota Freiborg 1-4, Jeremy Hinderks 2-4 r, Nate Hebrink 1-3 rbi-2 r, Mike Kuschel 1-3 rbi, Jack Dykema 2-3, Mike Johnson 1-3

Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Eden Valley: Olean (L) 8-9-5-5-0-7... Sacred Heart: Hinderks (W) 9-4-1-1-2-7

Cold Spring 5, Granite Falls 4

Cold Spring's Kevin Wenner led off the bottom of the 14th inning with a double and later scored the game-winning run on Calvin Kalthoff's sacrifice fly in a Region 11C playoff game on Saturday.

Granite Falls' Craig Listul had four hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs. Jordan Odegard had three hits and drove in a run and Tyler Damman had two hits and an RBI.

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Hitting - Granite Falls: Brandon Grund 1-6 r-2, Jordan Odegard 3-7 2b rbi r, Tyler Damman 2-7 rbi, Craig Listul 4-7 hr rbi-2 r-, Derek Dyrdahl 2-6, Dylan Lindstrom 1-5 ... Cold Spring: Kevin Wenner 1-7 2b r-2, Jordan Neu 3-6 r-2, Austin Dufner 3-7 r, Calvin Kalthoff 2-7 rbi-3

Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Granite Falls: Adam Brewer (L) 13.1-16-5-2-3-8 ... Cold Spring: Eli Backes 8-9-4-3-0-8, Trevor Lardy (W) 6-4-0-0-0-8