Baseball roundup: NLS sinks MACCRAY

RAYMOND -- New London-Spicer bolted to a 4-0 lead after two innings and went on to dispatch MACCRAY 7-3 in a non-conference season opener at Lilleberg Field on Tuesday.

RAYMOND -- New London-Spicer bolted to a 4-0 lead after two innings and went on to dispatch MACCRAY 7-3 in a non-conference season opener at Lilleberg Field on Tuesday.

Leading 1-0 after one inning, the Wildcats' Scott Hjelle smacked a two-run single in the second, followed by a Jeremy Pickle to plate the third run of the inning.

The two teams combined for 17 hits, all singles. Tyler Steen went 4-for-4 for the Wolverines and Brock Madsen was 2-for-4.

MACCRAY's three errors led to five unearned runs for the Wildcats.

The win went to Pickle, who threw 3Zc innings in relief of Mike Danielson.



NL-Spicer (1-0) 130 010 2 - 7 6 1

MACCRAY (0-1) 002 010 0 - 3 9 3

HITTING - New London-Spicer: Scott Hjelle 1-for-1, 2 rbi; Jeremy Pickle 1-for-3, rbi; Michael Danielson 1-for-4, Wade Wessling 1-for-4, rbi; Blake Williamson 1-for-3, rbi; Austen Hadley 1-for-4 .... MACCRAY: Brock Madsen 2-for-4, Tyler Steen 4-for-4, Zach Thissen 1-for-4, Matt Condon 1-for-4, Ben Ruter 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - New London-Spicer: Michael Danielson 2-2-2-2-2-3, Jeremy Pickle (W) 3Zc-5-1-1-3-4, Brian Pieh 1Xc-2-0-0-0-4 ... MACCRAY: Aaron Pauling (L) 2-2-4-0-2-3, Justin Koenen 2-0-0-0-1-3 , Zach Thissen 2-1-1-0-2-1, Brock Madsen 1-3-2-2-1-0

BOLD 3, NU Cathedral 1

Seth Wagner and Stephen Engelmann combined to throw a three-hitter and lead BOLD to a season-opening victory.

Wagner pitched the first six innings, allowing one run on three hits. Engelmann pitched the seventh inning, walking one batter.


BOLD scored all three of its runs in the second inning, highlighted by Craig Kohout's two-run single.

NU Cathedral (0-1) 000 001 0 - 1 3 0

BOLD (1-0) 030 000 x - 3 5 3

HITTING - New Ulm Cathedral: Drew Wendinger 1-for-3, rbi; Tom Fischer 1-for-3; Gary Wilfarht 1-for-3 .... BOLD: Craig Kohout 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Stephen Englemann 1-for-3; Ben Aaseth 1-for-3, 2b; Matt Fischer 1-for-3; Luke Stadther 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - New Ulm Cathedral: Wolf (L) 3-2-3-2-4-4; Vershaetse 3-3-0-0-1-6 .... BOLD: Seth Wagner (W) 6-3-1-1-2-3; Stephen Engelmann 1-0-0-0-1-0

Paynesville 15, Kimball 5

After falling into a 3-0 hole, defending Class AA champion Paynesville responded with six runs with one hit, five walks and two Kimball errors.

Six players had one hit each for the Bulldogs. Mark Andrie and Ryan Hess drove in two runs each.


Jamie Paul picked up the win, pitching six innings. He allowed three runs on four hits, struck out five and walked four.

Kimball (0-1) 300 02 - 5 6 5

Paynesville (1-0) 622 32 - 15 6 2

HITTING - Kimball: Jeff Hunt 1-for-3; Chris Barthel 1-for-3, rbi; Devin Rosenow 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Jason Tenney 1-for-1 .... Paynesville: Trent Hansen 1-for-2; Jamie Paul 1-for-2, 3 runs; Shawn Hemmingson 1-for-2, rbi; Derek Stanger 1-for-1, rbi; Mark Andrie 1-for-3, 2 rbi; Ryan Hess 1-for-3, 2 rbi;

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kimball: Chris Barthel 3-3-10-5-6-3; Devin Rosenow 1-1-3-3-4-0; Jeff Hunt Zc-2-2-2-2-0 .... Paynesville: Jamie Paul (W) 4-4-3-3-4-5; Ben Moser 1-2-2-1-1-2

LQPV 4, Chokio-Alberta 2

The Eagles scored twice in the bottom of the sixth on a Tony Ludvigson's RBI ground out and an Evan Kraft RBI single. Ryan Sigdahl, who had allowed the Spartans to tie the game 2-2 in the top of the sixth, threw a scoreless seventh for the win.

Both starting pitchers were nearly flawless before each departed as scheduled in the season opener. Lac qui Parle Valley's Eddie Massee and Chokio-Alberta's Casey Quackenbush each threw three innings of no-hit, no-run baseball. Massee doubled and tripled for half of his team's hits.


Chokio-Alberta (0-1) 000 101 0 - 2 3 0

LQPV (1-0) 000 112 x - 4 4 1

HITTING - Chokio-Alberta: Casey Quackenbush 1-for-2, 2b; Mitch Daly 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Jeremy Westerman 1-for-1, rbi .... Lac qui Parle Valley: Eddie Massee 2-for-2, 2b, 3b, rbi; Ryan Sigdahl 1-for-3, rbi; Evan Kraft 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Chokio-Alberta: Casey Quackenbush 3-0-0-0-2-3, Justin Daly 2-3-2-2-1-1, Andy Schuster (L) 1-1-2-2-1-2 .... Lac qui Parle Valley: Eddie Massee 3-0-0-0-1-4, Butch Hendrickson 2-1-1-1-2-0, Ryan Sigdahl (W) 2-2-1-1-1-0

Late result Monday


Holy Trinity 10, Hancock 4

(At Metrodome) -- Tanner Gramm doubled twice and went 3-for-4 at the plate for Hancock, but Holy Trinity of Winsted plated two runs in each of the first three innings to take control early.


Hancock (0-1) got its runs in the second when Gramm singled in Mack Grunig and in the seventh on Nick Giese's two-run single and Grunig's RBI single.

Holy Trinity (1-0) 222 001 3 - 10 6 *

Hancock (0-1) 010 000 3 - 4 8 8

HITTING - Holy Trinity of Winsted: not available .... Hancock: Nate Holleman 2-for-4; Mack Grunig 2-for-4, 2b, 2 runs, rbi; Nick Giese 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Tanner Gramm 3-for-4, 2 2b's, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Holy Trinity of Winsted: Zach Mochinski (W) 3-3-1-1-2-4; rest not available .... Hancock: Nate Holleman (L) 21/3-3-6-2-3-1; Tanner Gramm 12/3-0-0-0-2-2; Mitch Grunig 3-3-4-3-2-3

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