Island Pine Golf Club in Atwater and Granite Falls Golf Club are one of 43 golf courses in the state that will be participating in the 'Bring Your Family to the Golf Course' promotion next week. Kids under the age of 18 can play for free when accompanied by a paying adult from July 10-16. Contact Island Pine at 320-974-8600 or Granite Falls GC at 320-564-4755 for more information.
Result Monday Delano Invite Annandale 11, Litchfield 2 Annandale pounded out 13 hits, including three each by Sam Marsnik and Mike Bozell, to rout Litchfield. Ben Jungers went the distance on a five-hitter with 12 strikeouts for the win. Tyler Puckett slugged a two-run homer for Litchfield in the seventh inning.
Result Sunday Lakewood Freeport 10, Litchfield 0 Eric Spanier and Chad Hess slugged two-run homers and Craig Meyer tossed a six-hitter to lift Freeport in the seven-inning game. Ed Estrada had two hits for Litchfield. Jon Euerle took the loss. Litchfield..............................................000 000 0 - 0 6 4 Freeport................................................010 222 3 - 10 11 0 HITTING - Litchfield: Ed Estrada 2-for-3; Gabe Lecher 1-for-3; Dallas Stoffel 1-for-3; Russ Nathe 1-for-4; Bill Miller 1-for-2 ...
Amatuer Baseball LAKEWOOD St. Cloud Pesty's at Litchfield, 7:30 p.m. LAND O' DUCKS Wheaton at Morris, 7:30 p.m. NON-LEAGUE Raymond at Cold Spring, 7:30 p.m.
There will not be an edition of the West Central Tribune published Tuesday because of the Fourth of July holiday. The Tribune Sports department of Sports Editor Scott Thoma and Staff Writers Rand Middleton, T.J. Bartelt and Jesse Fuchs wish everyone a happy and safe celebration.
SACRED HEART -- After a seven-inning game that lasted nearly three hours and featured 23 walks and five hit batters, Willmar came away a 16-5 winner over Sacred Heart Sunday in the Cornbelt South League. The teams combined for just 10 hits, but Sacred Heart (3-8, 5-15) was doomed by its eight errors and 12 walks issued by four pitchers. The Rails (8-6, 8-7) scored one run in each of the first three innings before stretching its lead to 7-0 with a four-run fourth.
FERGUS FALLS -- New London-Spicer finished the Fergus Falls Invite with a 2-1 record after winning two games over the weekend. NLS (7-5) beat Jamestown, N.D., 12-8 and Thief River Falls 13-8 on Saturday. Ben Kulset led NLS with six hits in the last two games. Brian Pieh added five hits, including two doubles. Scott Rambow also had five hits. NLS 12, Jamestown 8 Kulset went 4-for-5 and scored three runs to start the NLS offense. Pieh added three hits and had both of his doubles in this game. He drove in a game-high five RBI. Rambow also had three hits. Jamestwn, N.D.
Monday Legion Baseball Litchfield at Delano Invite, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday Amateur Baseball LAND O' DUCKS Ortonville at Rosen, 2:30 p.m.
Amateur Baseball Willmar 16, Sacred Heart 5 Raymond 8, Atwater 3 NL-Sunburg 11, Granite Falls 3 Regal 7, NL-Spicer 4 NL-Sunburg 18, Paynesville 3 Benson 13, Wheaton 0 Watkins 7, Raymond 6 Legion Baseball NLS 12, Jamestown 8 NLS 13, Thief River Falls 8 MACCRAY 13, Glenwood 7 Litchfield 11 Winsted 0
SPICER -- For the third straight year, the Bald Eagle Yacht Club will hold its Bald Eagle Regatta July 7-9 on Green Lake in Spicer. The regatta is for catamaran sailing and involves races Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9. Registration will be from 8-9 a.m. Saturday, July 8 at Saulbury Beach in Spicer. The cost is $45 for two-person crew and $30 for single crew. There will be an awards ceremony Sunday, July 9 at 2 p.m.