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Prep Baseball: KMS wins sixth straight game

KERKHOVEN -- Marc Beckman led the Fighting Saints' big offensive night with a two-run homer in the bottom of the first as KMS went on to beat Canby 14-4 in a six-inning Camden Conference matchup.

KMS scored nine times in the fifth inning on the way to a sixth straight win.

Jonah Johnson went 2-for-3 with a double and four RBI. He also earned the win for the Fighting Saints in relief.

Aaron Zimmer was 3-for-3 with an RBI for KMS. Bryan Schlagel was 2-for-4 and drove in two runs.

KMS 14, Canby 4

Canby 000 130 -- 4 5 5

KMS 200 093 --14 11 1

HITTING - Canby: Chris Nimitz 3-for-3, 2 2b, 3 rbi; Andy Winter 1-for-2, rbi; Steven Hulder 1-for-2 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Aaron Zimmer 3-for-3, rbi; Taylor Freetly 1-for-2; Marc Beckman 1-for-4, 2-run HR, 2 rbi; Bryan Schlagel 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Lee Kyle 1-for-4, rbi; John Glimsdahl 1-for-2, rbi; Jonah Johnson 2-for-3, 2b, 4 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Canby: Brian Meyer (L) 4Zc-5-7-6-1-3; Kyle Miller 1-6-7-7-0-1 ... Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg: Taylor Freetly 4Zc-5-4-3-1-2; Jonah Johnson (W) 1 Xc-0-0-0-0-2

RCW 9, Minneota 0

Junior infielder Trent Novotny made the most of his high-school pitching debut throwing a two-hitter, with three walks and eight strikeouts as Renville County West blanked the Vikings on Monday.

The Jaguars took a 4-0 lead in the third and cruised home. Steve Gens and Brian Feldman each singled, doubled and drove in a run to pace an eight-hit offense.

RCW 004 101 3 -- 9 8 1

Minneota 000 000 0 -- 0 2 8

HITTING - Renville County West: Steve Gens 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Adam Loe 1-for-4, rbi; Trent Novotny 1-for-2, Dakota Freiborg 1-for-4, Steve Jakel 1-for-1, Brian Feldman 2-for-4, 2b, rbi ... Minneota: Shane Hennen 1-for-2, Beau Buysse 1-for-1, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Renville County West: Trent Novotny (W) 7-2-0-0-3-8 ... Minneota: Alex Christensen (L) 5-4-5-1-3-6, Jesus Macias 2-4-4-3-2-1

TMB 17, Dawson-Boyd 7

Four players had at least three hits for TMB (5-2, 6-4), led by Josh Soupir, who had doubled twice and drove in three runs.

Donnie Hermanson had two hits and two RBI for the Blackjacks (1-6, 1-6).

Tracy-MB 462 113 -- 17 16 2

Dawson-Boyd 003 202 -- 7 5 4

HITTING - Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Alex Jones 3-for-6, 3b, 2 rbi; Aaron Frisvold 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Josh Soupir 3-for-4, 2 2b's, 3 rbi; Shane Erickson 3-for-4, 3 rbi ... Dawson-Boyd: Jake Bothun 1-for-3, rbi; Donnie Hermanson 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Keith Knudson 1-for-2; Matt Grunewold 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Travis Apperson (W) 4-3-5-3-3-7; Aric Carpenter 2-2-2-2-3-1 ... Dawson-Boyd: Keith Knudson (L) 2-10-10-8-5-2; Jarret Wager 4-8-7-4-3-4

Central Minnesota

EVW 11, BBE 1

Matt Geislinger tossed a three-hitter in the five-inning game.

Justin Mathiason, Alex Thompson and Kevin Keufler had hits for BBE (0-6, 1-6).

BBE 000 10 -- 1 3 2

EV-Watkins 401 33 -- 11 11 3

HITTING - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Justin Mathiason 1-for-3, Alex Thompson 1-for-2, Kevin Keufler 1-for-3 ... Eden Valley-Watkins: Ryan Tri 3-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Josh Schoenecker 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Brandon DeCook (L) 3-7-8-6-2-3, Kevin Keufler 1-0-0-0-1-1, Brady Weller Zc-3-3-2-2-0 ... Eden Valley-Watkins: Matt Geislinger (W) 5-3-1-1-3-5