Baseball roundup: Monte three-run rally in sixth inning sinks Morris

MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth to edge Morris Area 4-3 in West Central South Conference baseball action Monday.

MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth to edge Morris Area 4-3 in West Central South Conference baseball action Monday.

The Thunder Hawks trailed 3-1, but got a lift from Tyler Grey, who highlighted the sixth inning with a two-run single to put Montevideo in the lead.

The Tigers held Montevideo to just three hits, two by James Gallagher.

Morris scored two runs in the first inning and another in the fifth.

The Tigers were also held to three hits. Craig Knochenmus led the way with two hits, including a triple, and two RBI.


Jon Altena picked up the win in relief. He pitched 1Xc innings, gave up two hits and struck out one. Tyler Kanten threw the seventh for the save.

Chase Rambow was tagged with the loss in relief.

Montevideo 4, Morris 3

Morris (0-1, 0-1) 200 010 0 - 3 3 2

Montevideo (1-1, 1-1) 001 003 x - 4 3 1

HITTING - Morris: Chase Rambow 1-for-2, run; Craig Knochenmus 2-for-4, 3b, 2 rbi; Josh Griffith 1-for-3 .... Montevideo: James Gallagher 2-for-4; Tyler Grey 1-for-3, 2 rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Morris: Andy Lembcke 2-1-0-0-2-3; Craig Knochenmus 3-1-1-1-2-3; Chase Rambow (L) 1-1-3-3-3-1 .... Montevideo: James Gallagher 4Zc-2-3-2-3-6; Jon Altena (W) 1Xc-2-0-0-0-1; Tyler Kanten (S) 1-1-0-0-0-1

LQPV 10, Benson 0


LQPV's Eddie Massee drove in four runs and held Benson to two hits over five innings. He hit a double in three at bats, and struck out 10 while walking three.

Adam Paulson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored for the Eagles and Brock Kanstrup added two hits.

Four players had one single each for Benson.

LQPV (1-0, 3-1) 240 031 - 10 10 1

Benson (0-1, 0-3) 000 000 - 0 4 2

HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: Brock Kanstrup 2-for-3, 2 runs, rbi; Adam Paulson 3-for-4, 2 runs, 2 2b's; Eddie Massee 1-for-3, 2b, 4 rbi; Derek Bremseth 1-for-1; Matt Enger 1-for-4, 2b; Andrew Smith 1-for-1; Butch Hendrickson 1-for-2, 2b, rbi .... Benson: Aaron Hagen 1-for-2; Jake Erickson 1-for-3; Mike Ahrndt 1-for-3; Adam Simmonds 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Lac qui Parle Valley: Eddie Massee (W) 5-2-0-0-3-10; Adam Paulson 1-2-0-0-1-1 .... Benson: Chris Rittenour 4Zc-9-8-6-3-3; Adam Simmonds 1Xc-2-1-1-0-0

Central Minnesota


Holdingford 13, BBE 6

Holdingford led 11-0 before Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (0-1, 1-2) got on the scoreboard in the second inning.

Austin Kampsen belted a two-run double in the fourth inning for the Jaguars, who also got RBI singles from Andy Hadley, Tom Schroeder and Mike Zenzen.

Holdingford (1-0, 1-1) 380 001 1 - 13 13 2

BBE (0-1, 1-2) 011 301 0 - 6 8 4

HITTING - Holdingford: K. Gustin 2-for-3, 2b, 3 rbi; T. Huls 2-for-3, rbi; M. Schmidt 2-for-4, 3-run HR, 3 rbi .... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: Andy Hadley 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Austin Kampsen 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Matt Breitbach 1-for-3; Mike Zenzen 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Josh Roelike 1-for-4; Derek Weller 1-for-2; Tom Schroeder 1-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Holdingford: Matt Posch 4-6-5-3-2-3, Aaron Bernstetter (W) 2-2-1-0-0-0, Zach Bialka 1-0-0-0-0-2 .... Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa: D.J. Winter 1/3-0-3-3-5-0, Josh Roelike (L) 11/3-7-8-5-0-0, Zach Gallagher 51/3-6-2-2-4-5



McLeod West 10, BLH 1

The Mustangs (0-1, 0-2) were held to three hits and scored their only run in the third on a sacrifice fly from Bryce Rippentrop.

BL-Hector (0-1, 0-2) 001 000 0 - 1 3 6

McL. West (1-1, 1-1) 200 224 x - 10 6 2

HITTING - Buffalo Lake-Hector: Mike Wolff 1-for-3; Jordan Kramer 1-for-3; Eric Schultz 1-for-2 .... McLeod West: Bryant Nordby 1-for-3; Dustin Klabunde 1-for 3, 2b; Taylor Schutte 1-for-3; Nik Naubarth 2-for-3, 2b; John Kalenberg 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Buffalo Lake-Hector: Bryce Rippentrop (L) 5-3-6-2-3-5; Jordan Kramer 1-3-4-2-1-1 .... McLeod West: Taylor Schutte (W) 6-3-1-0-3-5; Dustin Klabunde 1-0-0-0-0-3

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