Prep Baseball: Montevideo avenges earlier loss to YME
MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo won a squeaker in the rain on Friday, tipping Yellow Medicine East 7-6 in a West Central South baseball game.
The Thunder Hawks' Jerad Schmitt scored an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth to break a 6-6 tie.
Christian Brabender tossed the first five innings for Montevideo (3-8, 4-10). Colton Vien took over to start the sixth and threw two innings, allowing two hits, but no runs to earn his first varsity win.
He got some help from shortstop Mitch Christensen in the seventh.
After Travis Enger reached on his third hit of the game for YME (5-7, 6-8), Derek Dyrdahl hit a bouncing shot up the middle. Christenson cut it off, stepped on the bag and threw to first for the double play to end the game.
YME beat Montevideo 6-1 on April 16 in Granite Falls.
Montevideo 7, YME 6
YME 004 020 0 -- 6 5 4
Montevideo 032 011 x -- 7 11 3
HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Travis Enger 3-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Derek Dyrdahl 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Dusty Baker 1-for-2 ... Montevideo: Jerad Schmitt1-for-3, Brett Bergeson 2-for-3, Ryan Tostenson 1-for-3, Christian Brabender 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Mitch Christensen 2-for-4, Tyler Kuno 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Andy Schultz 1-for-3, rbi; Colton Vien 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Mason Hegna 2-7-5-3-0-2, Austen Cole (L) 4-4-2-2-3-3 ... Montevideo: Christian Brabender 5-3-6-4-4-5, Colton Vien (W) 2-2-0-0-0-0
ACGC 9, Minnewaska 7
Jordan Tanner gave up six hits and struck out eight in a complete game victory for ACGC.
Mitch Tauer drove in two runs on two hits for the Falcons (7-6, 7-8).
Trenton Berg took the loss on 2Xc innings pitched. Berg also smacked two triples, scored two runs and drove in a run.
ACGC 305 001 0 -- 9 6 1
Minnewaska 100 600 0 -- 7 6 4
HITTING - Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jeff Peterson 2-for-3, rbi; Joel Slinden 1-for-4, rbi; Mitch Tauer 2-for-2, 2 rbi; Kurtis Huisman 1-for-3, 2 rbi ... Minnewaska: Trenton Berg 2-for-3, 2 3b, 2 runs, rbi; Alex Henricks 2-for-4; Kevin Jenks 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Dustin Helmick 1-for-2, 2 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Jordan Tanner (W) 7-6-7-7-2-8 ... Minnewaska: Trenton Berg (L) 2Xc-5-8-6-5-0; Andy Goracke 4Zc-1-1-0-2-3
Late Thursday result Morris 7, Minnewaska 1
Eric Riley stifled the Lakers offense with 11 strikeouts and one earned run in a complete gave victory.
Tanner Berning collected three of the Tigers' eight hits.
Alex Henricks hit a triple for Minnewaska and score the lonely run.
Morris 131 000 2 -- 7 8 4
Minnewaska...... 000 100 0 -- 1 5 3
HITTING - Minnewaska: Alex Henricks 1-for-3, 3b; Mike Whittemore 1-for-3; Ryan Kleven 1-for-3; Dustin Helmick 1-for-2; Trenton Berg 1-for-4 ... Morris: Tanner Berning 3-for-4; Tyler Hansen 1-for-4, 2 runs; Mitch Carbert 1-for-3; Ryan Beyer 1-for-2; John Jallo 1-for-3; Tanner Rohloff 1-for-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Minnewaska: Taylor Coleman (L) 7-8-7-3-2-2 ... Morris: Eric Riley (W) 7-5-1-1-2-11