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KMS notches 1st win

Aaron Zimmer, right, of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg is greeted by Marc Beckman and other teammates after hitting a home run in the third inning Monday at Kerkhoven in a Camden Conference game with Dawson-Boyd. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

KERKHOVEN -- Marc Beckman and Aaron Zimmer both hit two-run homers and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg beat Dawson-Boyd 14-7 in a Camden Conference baseball game Monday.

Beckman, who went 3-for-4, homered in the Fighting Saints' five-run first inning. Zimmer hit his homer during a four-run third inning.

The teams combined for 14 errors in a cold and blustery day.

Taylor Freetly, who threw the first four innings for the win, and John Glimsdal each had two hits for KMS (1-3, 1-4).

Freetly allowed six hits and seven runs (two earned), while walking four and striking out three. Jonah Johnson pitched the last three innings for KMS, allowing one hit and no runs, while striking out three.

Losing pitcher Donnie Hermanson had two of the Blackjacks' seven hits.

KMS 14, Dawson-Boyd 7

Dawson-Boyd 310 300 0 -- 7 7 7

KMS 514 022 x -- 14 12 7

HITTING - Dawson-Boyd: Jake Bothun 1-for-4, Donnie Hermanson 2-for-2, 2b; Derek Gritmaker 1-for-4, Kollin Dahl 1-for-3, Joe Haugen 1-for-4, Jarrett Wager 1-for-3 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: aaron Zimmer 2-for-5, 2-run HR; Marc Beckman 3-for-4, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Taylor Freetly 2-for-4, 2b; Jordan Helms 1-for-4, Lee Keil 1-for-3, John Glimsdal 2-for-3, rbi; Aaron Doraska 1-for-2, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Dawson-Boyd: Donnie Hermanson (L) 3-10-10-8-1-2, Keith Knutson 3-2-4-2-3-1 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Taylor Freetly (W) 4-6-7-2-4-3, Jonah Johnson (S) 3-1-0-0-0-3