Baseball: Bangen superb in Cards' win
SAUK RAPIDS - Grant Bangen fired a superb one-hitter in a 1-0 victory over Sauk Rapids on Thursday.
Bangen allowed just Bjorn Hanson's single and he also had one of the Cardinals' four hits.
Austin Boller drove in Jon Broman with the game's only run in the fourth inning. Drey Dirksen had Willmar's other hit.
The Storm's Noah Klinefelter suffered a tough loss, working a complete game and allowing an unearned run while striking out seven.
Willmar 1, Sauk Rapids 0
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Hitting - Willmar: Jon Broman 1-3 r, Austin Boller 1-3 rbi, Drey Dirksen 1-3, Grant Bangen 1-2 ... Sauk Rapids: Bjorn Hanson 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar: Grant Bangen (W) 7-1-0-0-2-1 ... Sauk Rapids: Noah Klinefelter (L) 7-4-1-0-1-7
BOLD 6, ACGC 5
An exciting back-and-forth affair went BOLD's way on a Riley Weis walk-off single in the eighth inning.
After ACGC rallied from behind to take the lead in the top of the seventh inning, the Warriors put together a two-out rally to send the game to extras. With Hayden Tersteeg at second following a single and error, Matt Moorse drew a walk and Jordan Sagedahl lined a game-tying single.
Jack Peppel went 3-for-3 for BOLD with a triple and double, while Josh Kinzler had three hits for the Falcons.
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Hitting - ACGC: Josh Kinzler 3-4 r, David Kingery 1-4, Jaren Kaddatz 1-4 2b, Kobe Holtz 1-4 rbi-2, Payton Kinzler 1-4 2b r, Michael Dallmann 1-2 r rbi ... BOLD: Luke Ryan 0-3 r-2, Reed Stadther 1-5 3b r, Jack Peppel 3-3 2b 3b r rbi, Hayden Tersteeg 2-3 r-2 rbi, Riley Weis 1-4 rbi, Matt Moorse 1-3 rbi, Jordan Sagedahl 2-3 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - ACGC: Kobe Holtz 5.1-6-4-4-6-6, Michael Dallman (L) 2.1-5-2-2-3-1 ... BOLD: Reed Stadther 6.1-7-4-2-2-6, James Woelfel (W) 1.2-1-1-0-0-1
Melrose 2, MCA 0
Jordan Klaphake homered and Brady Birch pitched a three-hitter as Melrose upended Morris/Chokio-Alberta on Thursday.
Mitchell Dufault, Ryan Bowman and Denner Dougherty had MCA's hits. Bowman took the loss, despite a strong effort.
The Tigers play Lac qui Parle Valley at 7 p.m. today in Morris.
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Hitting - Melrose: Jordan Klaphake 1-2 hr rbi, Dillon Haider 2-3 ... Morris/Chokio-Alberta: Mitchell Dufault 1-3, Ryan Bowman 1-3, Denner Dougherty 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Melrose: Brady Birch (W) 7-3-0-0-4-5 ... Morris/CA: Bowman (L) 7-6-2-2-2-5
Sauk Centre 2, Minnewaska 1
Colin Richards only allowed two hits but a two-run first inning by Sauk Centre was enough to defeat Minnewaska on Thursday.
Richards struck out nine on the day, including one against Kyle Froseth who had both of the Mainstreeter hits and scored one of the runs.
Matthew Gruber also had two hits for the Lakers with a double and an RBI.
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Hitting - Minnewaska: Shawn Stumpf 1-4, Matthew Gruber 2-3 2b rbi, Chris Claussen 1-2, Jake Heid 1-2 2b ... Sauk Centre: Kyle Froseth 2-3 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Minnewaska: Colin Richards (L) 6-2-2-1-1-9 ... Sauk Centre: Luke VanBeck (W) 4.1-3-1-0-3-4, Dylan Haskamp (S) 2.2-2-0-0-0-3
Pipestone 5, Montevideo 2
Pipestone scored three runs in the first three innings and they held up as Pipestone's Carter Colemer was solid on the mound in a non-conference game Thursday in Pipestone.
Derek Kilibarda, Ian Jahn and Jackson Snell all had hits and Seth Kuno was 1-for-3 and drove in both Thunder Hawks runs.
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Hitting - Montevideo: Derek Kilibarda 1-3, Ian Jahn 1-3, Jackson Snell 1-3 r, Seth Kuno 1-3 rbi-2 ... Pipestone: Josh Tinklenberg 3-3 rbi-2 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Montevideo: Kilibarda (L) 4-7-5-5-4-4, Jake Mundt 2-3-0-0-1-0 ... Pipestone: Carter Colemer (W) 7-4-2-2-3-5
NLS 5, GSL 0
New London-Spicer came away with a doubleheader sweep over Glencoe-Silver Lake to clinch at least a share of the Wright County Conference West.
Will Roguske threw a one-hit shutout, striking out six batters and scattering six walks. The Wildcats tallied five runs over a two-inning span between the fifth and sixth. Roguske helped his own cause with three runs batted on a pair of singles.
Evan Haugen hit a solo homer in the winning cause for New London-Spicer.
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Hitting - NLS: John Perkins 1-4, Will Roguske 3-4 rbi-3, Wyatt White 2-4 rbi, Evan Haugen 1-4 hr r rbi, Matt Spaulding 1-2 r, Jake Schmidt 1-3 r-2 ... GSL: Alex Troska 1-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Will Roguske (W) 7-1-0-0-6-7 ... GSL: Peyton Sell (L) 7-9-5-1-1-2
NLS 2, GSL 1
Glencoe-Silver Lake took a 1-0 lead in the top of the seventh inning but New London-Spicer bounced back to score a pair of runs in the bottom half of the inning to take an impressive win against the Panthers.
John Perkins drove in Jake Schmidt to tie the ballgame and Perkins went around to score on a wild pitch for the win.
Wildcat pitcher Matt Spaulding had everything going for him on the mound with only three hits allowed over his complete game victory.
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Hitting - Glencoe-Silver Lake: Carson Streich 1-3, Korey Johnson 1-3, Spencer Lepel 1-2 ... New London-Spicer: John Perkins 2-4 rbi r, Will Roguske 1-3, Evan Haugen 1-3, Derek Dolezal 1-3, Jake Schmidt 1-3 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Glencoe-Silver Lake: Mitchell Boesche 1-0-0-0-2-2, Korey Johnson (L) 5.1-6-2-2-1-2 ... New London-Spicer: Matt Spaulding (W) 7-3-1-1-2-3
Litchfield 3, Mound Westonka 2
Litchfield took advantage of a pair of throwing errors and strong pitching on the way to a 3-2 win over Mound Westonka on Thursday.
Mound Westonka's Jerry Krahl pitched a strong game with only two hits allowed but those throwing errors in the first inning allowed a pair to score.
Andrew Loch earned the win for the Dragons with six innings of work.
Litchfield will take on Eden Valley-Watkins today in Watkins.
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Hitting - Mound Westonka: Evan Bahl 2-4 rbi, Sam Dufault 2-3 r ... Litchfield: Tyler Sangren 1-2 2b r-2, Sam Tibbits 1-3 r, Zach Carlson 0-3 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Mound Westonka: Jerry Krahl (L) 6-2-3-1-2-4... Litchfield: Andrew Loch (W) 6-7-2-2-2-2, Sangren (Sv) 1-0-0-0-0-0
Canby 5, CMCS 0
Adam Durfee had Central Minnesota Christian School's number on Thursday. He went 2-for-3 at the plate with a pair of runs scored and struck out eleven in six innings to earn a win.
Canby was stingy, allowing only four Bluejay hits.
CMCS pitched well with only six hits allowed but seven errors proved to be problematic against the Camden Conference's top team.
The road doesn't get any easier for the Bluejays as they host Minneota, the second place team in the Camden, on Monday.
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Hitting - Canby: Adam Durfee 2-3 r-2 rbi, Justin Merritt 2-4 r, Tyler Kack 1-2 r-2 ... Central Minnesota Christian School: Tanner Stoel 1-2 sb-2, Tucker Dehmlow 1-2, Tedd Ahrenholz 1-3, Aaron Zwart 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Canby: Durfee (W) 6-3-0-0-3-11, Merritt 1-1-0-0-0-2 ... Central Minnesota Christian School: Micah VanderBeek (L) 4-1-1-0-3-1, Zwart 3-4-4-1-0-2
RCW 3, TMB 1
Trent Kjersten pitched five nearly perfect innings in Thursday's game that resumed in the third inning after nearly a month since the start on the way to a close 3-1 win.
Kjersten struck out seven and only allowed two hits to earn the win.
The Jaguars will play Adrian Tuesday as the visitors.
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Hitting - Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Griffin Radke 1-3, Konnor Zick 1-2 ... Renville County West: Corbin Wohlman 2-3 rbi-2, Justin Schrupp 1-3 rbi, Jacob Grund 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Tracy-Milroy-Balaton: Lucas Gervais (L) 2-1-2-2-1-1, Jason Byrne 4-3-1-0-2-4 ... Renville County West: Spencer Wohlman 2-1-1-1-1-1, Trent Kjersten (W) 5-2-0-0-2-7
Wabasso 4, RCW 0
Wabasso's Tony Franta pitched a gem against Renville County West with only two hits allowed in a 4-0 win.
Franta was efficient in his outing with five strikeouts and only two walks. Trent Kjersten had both hits for RCW.
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Hitting - Wabasso: Nick Altermatt 3-4 2b, Caleb Frericks 1-4 rbi-2... Renville County West: Trent Kjersten 2-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Wabasso: Tony Franta (W) 7-2-0-0-2-5 ... Renville County West: Justin Schrupp (L) 6-4-3-3-4-4, Corbin Wohlman 1-2-1-0-0-2
RRC 9, YME 1
Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove compiled nine runs and held Yellow Medicine East to only one run in a convincing win.
Skyler Reddemann only allowed five hits to Sting batters and struck out eight.
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Hitting - Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove: Trevor Pederson 2-3 2b rbi-2 r ... Yellow Medicine East: Nick Lindstrom 1-2, Jordan Odegard 1-2 r, Nick Peterson 1-3, Ethan Beckler 1-3 rbi, Braxton Schmidt 1-3 2b
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - RRC/WWG: Skyler Reddemann (W) 6-5-1-1-2-8, Austin Irlbeck 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... YME: Tom Lindstrom (L) 5.1-7-6-3-3-3, Tyson Knollenberg 1.1-1-3-2-4-2, Asa Ulferts 0.1-0-0-0-0-1
D-B 5, Minneota 2
Dawson-Boyd scored three runs in the top of the eighth to down Minneota in a Camden Conference game on Thursday.
Cole Kosbab and Keaton Schuelke both had two hits and scored a run and Austin Schmitt and Braden Thompson both drove in runs.
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Hitting - Dawson-Boyd: Austin Schmitt 1-4 rbi, Braden Thompson 1-4 rbi, Cole Kosbab 2-4 r, Tyler Franzky 1-4 r, Keaton Schuelke 2-4 r ... Minneota: Brock Fox 2-3, Alex Pohlen 2-4 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Dawson-Boyd: Braden Thompson 6-6-2-1-4-3, Alex Swenson (W) 2-1-0-0-0-1 ... Minneota: Preston Nuy 7.1-6-4-4-4-1, Brant Buysse 0-1-1-0-0-0, Austin DeVlaeminck (L) 0.2-0-0-0-0-0
Paynesville 6, Kimball 1
Paynesville swept a doubleheader with Kimball thanks to a pair of impressive pitching performances.
Grant Fuchs picked up the win the first game, allowing two runs over six innings, and Spencer Imholte won the second game with six one-run innings while striking out seven.
The Bulldogs play next against Montevideo today.
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Hitting - Kimball: JT Harren 1-2, Aaron Serbus 2-3 ... Paynesville: Sam Haines 2-3 3b, Zack Osendorf 2-3 2b rbi-2, Zack Mackedanz 2-2, Sam Oehrlein 2-2, Zack Schroeder 1-1
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kimball: not available ... Paynesville: Spencer Imholte (W) 6-6-1-1-2-7, Nick Gabrielson 1-0-0-0-2-2
Paynesville 10, Kimball 2
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Hitting - Kimball: JT Harren 1-2 Paynesville: Sam Haines 2-4 3b, Grant Fuchs 2-4, Gavin Stanger 1-3, Garrett Leusink 3-4, Austin Imholte 2-3, Nick Gabrielson 2-3, Sam Hopfer 1-4, Sam Oehrlein 1-4, Zach Schroeder 1-4
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kimball: Hennen (L) 4-9-9-3-0-1 ... Paynesville: Fuchs (W) 6-4-2-2-2-4. Oehrlein 1-1-0-0-0-2
Hancock 4, Brandon Evansville 3
It took eight innings but Hancock was able to spoil Kevin Campbell's complete game effort with a run in the bottom of the eighth inning.
Micheal Milander got the win on the mound with two innings of work and he added to the offensive effort with a run on his own at the plate.
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Hitting - Brandon Evansville: Austin Bitzan 2-4, K Campbell 3-3 rbi-2 ... Hancock: Micheal Milander 1-3 r, Zach Copa 0-2 r, Cody Greiner 1-3 rbi r, Chandler Gramm 1-3 r, Zach Flaten 2-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Brandon Evansville: Campbell (L) 7-4-3-2-2-5 ... Hancock: Chandler Gramm 6-6-1-1-3-7, Milander (W) 2-4-2-1-0-3