Prep Baseball: Woelfel overpowers New Ulm Cathedral
BIRD ISLAND - BOLD's pitching staff continues to pump out strong performances.
On Thursday, James Woelfel allowed a first-inning single and walk, then retired the next 19 New Ulm Cathedral hitters in an 8-0 victory.
Woelfel struck out nine hitters in that stretch and only one ball—Mark Schommer's flyout to center—left the infield. The Warriors also didn't commit an error behind him.
The Warriors' Riley Weis hit a two-run home run in the second for the winning runs, Luke Ryan had three hits and drove in two and Jack Peppel also had three hits and drove in a run. Woelfel also had a hit and an RBI.
BOLD has allowed just three runs through six games this season.
BOLD 8, NUC 0
NUC 000 000 0-0 1 0
BOLD 022 301 x-8 11 0
Hitting - New Ulm Cathedral: Mark Schommer 1-3 ... BOLD: Luke Ryan 3-4 3b rbi-2 r-2, Reed Stadther 0-4 rbi, James Woelfel 1-3 rbi r, Jack Peppel 3-4 2b rbi r, Hayden Tersteeg 1-4, Riley Weis 1-3 hr rbi-2 r, Cade Morse 1-3 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - New Ulm Cathedral: Mark Schommer (L) 3.1-8-7-7-1-2, Nate Hauser 2.2-2-1-1-2-0 ... BOLD: Woelfel (W) 7-1-0-0-1-10
Minnewaska 4, Montevideo 2
Minnewaska scored four runs on three hits and used a complete game performance from starter Shaun Stumpf to earn a victory over Montevideo.
Montevideo's Christian Kanten also threw a complete game, striking 10 out, but errors ultimately cost the Thunder Hawks.
Colin Richards logged two of the Lakers' three hits including a triple. He also drove in three runs.
Minnewaska 100 003 0-4 3 4
Montevideo 110 000 0-2 5 3
Hitting - Minnewaska: Colin Richards 2-3 3b r rbi-3, Jake Heid 1-3 ... Montevideo: Derek Kilibarda 2-3 , Jackson Snell 1-3, Blaine Sederstrom 1-3, Seth Kuno 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Minnewaska: Shaun Stumpf (W) 7-5-2-0-1-5 ... Montevideo: Christian Kanten (L) 7-3-4-1-1-10
RTR 6, RCW 4
Russell-Tyler-Ruthton countered Renville County West's two-run first with four in the bottom of the inning, then tacked on two more in the third and hung on for a Camden Conference win on Thursday.
RCW's Brody Elfering had two hits and drove in a run, Spencer Wohlman had a hit and drove in two runs and Trent Kjersten doubled twice in four trips.
The Jaguars play host to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart.
RCW 220 000 0-4 5 3
RTR 402 000 0-6 7 3
Hitting - Renville County West: Trent Kjersten 2-4 2b-2, Spencer Wohlman 1-4 rbi-2, Brody Elfering 2-4 rbi ... Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Jake Fischer 2-4, Cooper Hansen 2-2 2b-2 rbi-4
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - RCW: Kjersten (L) 4-6-6-0-2-4, Jack Howard 2-1-0-0-2-1 ... RTR: Fischer (W) 6-5-4-3-3-2, Payton Hess (Sv) 1-0-0-0-0-1
CMCS 10, Lakeview 5
Central Minnesota Christian kept up a steady offensive game to post ten runs on Lakeview and get the win.
Jaxon Schwitters led the game with a 3-for-4 afternoon, adding a double, two runs scored and two batted in. Micah Vander Beek also tacked on three runs batted in and pitched three scoreless innings to end the game with a save.
The Bluejays will take on Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday.
Lakeview 004 100 0-5 5 1
CMCS 221 203 x-10 11 1
Hitting - Lakeview: Austin Timm 2-3 rbi-2, Seth Plotz 1-3 r ... CMCS: Jaxon Schwitters 3-4 2b r-2 rbi-2, Tanner Stoel 2-4 2b r-2 rbi, Micah Vander Beek 2-4 rbi-3, Tedd Ahrenholz 1-3 r-3, Jake Meyer 1-4 r rbi, Jay Marcus 1-3 2b rbi, Bradon Swart 1-2 r, Tucker Dehmlow 0-3 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Lakeview: Darrien Wallin (L) 3-6-7-6-2-1, Plotz 3-5-3-2-0-6 ... CMCS: Meyer (W) 4-3-5-1-3-1, Vander Beek (S) 3-2-0-0-0-2
LQPV 4, KMS 2
Lac qui Parle Valley took advantage of a series of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg errors in a three-run seventh inning to come away with a 4-2 win. Cole Bungarden pitched a complete game to pick up the win, allowing two runs on three hits.
Dylan Haas picked up two RBIs for the Eagles in the win.
LQPV 000 010 3-4 3 1
KMS 002 000 000-2 3 3
Hitting - LQPV: Evan Benson 1-4 rbi, Cole Bungarden 1-4, Dylan Haas 1-3 rbi-2 ...KMS: Brandin Dahl 1-3, Josh Peterson 2-3 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - LQPV: Bungarden (W) 7-3-2-2-5-0 ... KMS: Ryan Torkelson 4.2-2-1-0-2-5, Weston Gjerde (L) 2.1-1-3-0-3-2
Litchfield 8, W-M 4
The Dragons offense woke up from a five-inning slumber with an eight-run outburst in the sixth to put Watertown-Mayer away.
Ezra Kaping picked up the win in relief, allowing one run in two innings. Sam Tibbits, Andrew Loch and Tyler Sangren each tallied two hits apiece.
Home against HLWW
W-M 100 021 0-4 8 2
Litchfield 000 008 x-8 10 3
Hitting - Watertown-Mayer: Dan Heinsch 2-4 rbi, Jack Zellmann 1-4 r rbi 3b ... Litchfield: Sam Tibbits 2-3 r rbi-2 2b 3b, Andrew Loch 2-4 r, Tyler Sangren 2-3 rbi, Zach Carlson 1-2, Seth Renner 1-3 rbi r 2b, John Kiehn 1-3, Ezra Kaping 1-3 r rbi, Afton Kaping 0-3 r rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Watertown-Mayer: Jadrien Keavy (L) 5.1-9-7-6-1-0, Kevin Burns .2-1-1-1-0-0 ... Litchfield: Sangren 5-5-3-3-3-3, E Kaping (W) 2-3-1-1-0-2
St. Thomas 9, Ridgewater 6
Ridgewater ran in to trouble in the later innings, allowing St. Thomas to score eight runs in the final three innings to take the victory.
Kenneth Cruz finished the game for the Warriors 2-for-4 with a double and a pair of runs batted in.
Ridgewater 110 400 0-6 9 2
St. Thomas 001 242 x-9 11 3
Hitting - Ridgewater: Kenneth Cruz 2-4 2b rbi-2 r, Archy Olson 2-4 rbi-2, Josh Tinklenburg 2-4, Joseann Rios 1-4 2b, Winston Lane 1-4 hr rbi r, Diego Martiarina 0-1 r-2, Noah haried 1-2 r ... St. Thomas: not available
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Visitor: Zack Nelson 4.1-6-3-2-0-3, Colton Blain (L) .2-4-5-5-3-0, Noah Lantern 0-1-1-1-2-0, Miguel Cirino 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... St. Thomas: not available
Ridgewater 2, St. Thomas JV 1
The Warriors pitching staff showed up to quiet the Tommies and hold them to only two hits and one run. Albert Geno earned the win with five-and-two-thirds innings of one-hit ball. Jorge Ramos grabbed the last four outs to get credited with the save.
Ridgewater 100 001 0-2 6 1
St. Thomas 000 001 0-1 2 0
Hitting - Ridgewater: Braxton Thompson 1-3 r, Winston lane 2-3 2b r rbi, Austin Green 1-2, Archy Olson 1-2 rbi ...St. Thomas: not available.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Ridgewater: Albert Genao (W) 5.2-1-1-1-3-2, Jorge Ramos (SV)1.1-1-0-0-0-1... St. Thomas: not available