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Legion baseball roundup: Willmar's Wedel one-hits EVW

Willmar Legion’s Brandon Wedel delivers a pitch against Eden Valley-Watkins Thursday evening at Baker Field in Willmar. Wedel held EVW to a first-inning single, and Willmar picked up a 9-0 win. See Page B3. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

WILLMAR — Brandon Wedel tossed his second one-hitter in a row, and the Willmar Legion team blanked Eden Valley-Watkins 9-0 on Thursday at Baker Field.

Wedel gave up a first-inning single to Austin Schlangen, but held EVW hitless the rest of the way, allowing just two walks and striking out nine.

He got plenty of support on offense, with Willmar pounding 17 hits, including three from Tyler Stegeman, and two each from Cole Christenson, Josh Tinklenberg, Carter Sack and Evan VanDenEinde.

Both Christensons had triples, and Sack and VanDenEinde doubled.

Willmar 9, EVW 0

EVW..........................000 000 0 — 0 1 2

Willmar....................014 031 x — 9 17 2

HITTING – EVW: Austin Schlangen 1-3 … Willmar: Tyler Stegeman 3-4, rbi, Austin Smith 1-3, Josh Warne 1-1, Tony McCleary 1-4, Brandon Christenson 1-4, 3b, rbi, Cole Christenson 2-3, 3b, Josh Tinklenberg 2-4, rbi, Carter Sack 2-3, 2b, Evan VanDenEinde 2-4, 2b, rbi, Brett Swanson 1-1, Cole Hagen 1-1, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — EVW: Schlangen (L) 3-9-5-4-2-1; Tanner Flaschenrien 3-8-4-4-0-0 … Willmar: Brandon Wedel (W) 7-1-0-0-2-9

NLS 7, Hector 2

Tyson Gislason pitched a three-hit complete game and struck out 12, and Ike Goetzman and Trey Austvold each drove in two runs in New London-Spicer’s victory over Hector on Thursday.

Austvold, Gislason and Lucas Nordmeyer each had two hits, and Nordmeyer scored twice.

Tate Lange and Tanner Edwards each doubled for Hector.

NLS..........................000 103 3 — 7 7 2

Hector......................000 000 2 — 2 3 1

HITTING – NLS: Lucas Nordmeyer 2-4, r-2, Trey Austvold 2-3, rbi-2, Tyson Gislason 2-4, Ike Goetzman 1-4, rbi-2 … Hector: Ricky Kalenberg 1-1, Tate Lange 1-3, 2b, Tanner Edwards 1-3, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) — NLS: Gislason (W) 7-3-2-0-0-12 … Hector: Lange (L) 7-7-7-7-2-8