New London-Spicer drubs Regal, 8-3

SPICER -- Darrin Ogdahl spun a three-hitter and Jeff Brooks doubled in two runs as New London-Spicer opened the County Line North Division playoffs with an 8-3 victory over Regal on Sunday.

SPICER -- Darrin Ogdahl spun a three-hitter and Jeff Brooks doubled in two runs as New London-Spicer opened the County Line North Division playoffs with an 8-3 victory over Regal on Sunday.

Ogdahl walked five and struck out six in going the route.

Brooks, Ben Kulset, Seth Rosendahl and Jeremy Dirksen had two hits apiece for the Twins during a 10-hit attack.

Josh Krupke and Andy Hadley had the Regal hits.

On Friday, New London-Spicer will play at Atwater next Sunday. Regal will host Paynesville and Starbuck hosts Norway Lake-Sunburg.


In the South half on Wednesday night, Willmar will host Bird Island and Granite Falls will host Sacred Heart. Milroy and Raymond receive byes and will host games on Friday.

NL-Spicer 8, Regal 3

Regal 101 000 100 -- 3 3 2

NL-Spicer 002 000 06x -- 8 10 2

HITTING - Regal: Josh Krupke 1-for-5; Andy Hadley 2-for-2, rbi ... New London-Spicer: Ben Kulset 2-for-5; Jeff Brooks 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Scortt Rambow 1-for-4; Seth Rosendahl 2-for-3, rbi; Jeremy Dirksen 2-for-4; Darren Ogdahl 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Regal: Chris Beier (L) 5-6-2-2-4-3, Austen Hadley 2Zc-4-6-0-0-3, Andy Hadley Xc-0-0-0-0-0 ... New London-Spicer: Darren Ogdahl (W) 9-3-3-2-5-6

Starbuck 10, Paynesville 0

The Cornbelt North's No. 1 seed made short work of the Pirates. Jim Walker held Paynesville to six hits in a game that went seven innings.


Starbuck rang up four runs in the third on a two-run single by Zach Lagred, followed by a Mike Andreas double and an Andrew Olson single that each drove in a run.

Losing pitcher Ryan Hess singled and doubled off his counterpart.

The Stars (12-8) now host Norway Lake-Sunburg at 1:30 Sunday.

Paynesville 000 000 0 -- 0 6 3

Starbuck 004 032 x -- 10 12 2

HITTING - Paynesville: Trent Hanson 1-for-3; Ryan Hess 2-for-3, 2b; Doug Fuchs 1-for-3; Adam Miller 1-for-3; Jordan Haag 1-for-3 ... Starbuck: Ryan Gandrud 2-for-2, rbi; Aaron Kessler 2-for-3, 2b, 3b, rbi; Zach Lagred 2-for-4, 3 rbi; Mike Andreas 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Andrew Olson 1-for-4, rbi; Matt Katzenmeyer 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: Ryan Hess (L) 4Zc-8-7-4-1-1, Shannon Olmschied 2Xc-4-3-3-0-1 ... Starbuck: Jim Walker (W) 7-6-0-0-1-4

Lakewood Freeport 7, Litchfield 1


David Pennertz and Gabe Lecher accounted for all four of the Blues' hits off winning pitcher Nate Winter and reliever Dan Beste, who went the last two innings for Freeport.

Brad Hundt sparked the Freeport offense with three hits and an RBI.

Litchfield 100 000 000 -- 1 4 3

Freeport 500 020 00x -- 7 6 3

HITTING - Litchfield: Davd Pennertz 2-for-4, Gabe Lecher 2-for-4, rbi ... Freeport: Eric Eveslage 1-for-3; Ryan Tschida 1-for-3; Tyler Hess 1-for-4; Brad Hundt 3-for-4, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Litchfield: Jon Euerle (L) 8-6-7-3-6-6 ... Freeport: Nate Winter (W) 7-2-1-0-1-6, Dan Beste 2-2-0-0-1-0


Saturday result Raymond 8, Dumont 3


(At Wheaton) -- Zach Nelson hit a pair of solo homers and Tom DeBoer also homered as the Rockets improved to 17-7.

Brandon Larson went 4-for-4 for the Rockets. Nelson, DeBoer and Mike Jeseritz had two hits each.

Tyler Knott pitched six innings for the win, allowing three hits and three unearned runs. He walked two and struck out seven. DeBoer finished with three scoreless innings of one-hit relief.

Raymond gets a first-round bye in the playoffs and will host a game on Friday.

Raymond 020 510 000 -- 8 14 2

Dumont 000 030 000 -- 3 4 1

HITTING - Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 2-for-4, rbi; Tyler Steen 1-for-4; Kyle Knott 1-for-5, 2 rbi; Zach Nelson 2-for-5, 2 solo HR's, 2 rbi; Tom DeBoer 2-for-5, solo HR, rbi; Brandon Larson 4-for-4; Jordan Smith 2-for-4, rbi ... Dumont: Brock Johnson 2-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Scott Thelen 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Raymond: Tyler Knott (W) 6-3-3-0-2-7, Tom DeBoer (S) 3-1-0-0-0-3 ... Dumont: Eric Schmitz (L) 3Zc-8-6-6-2-1, Ryan Schwagel 5Xc-6-2-1-1-0


Late Friday result Litchfield 13, Bird Island 4

Inclement weather shortened the game to seven innings.

Litchfield amassed 15 hits, including Gabe Lecher's two-run homer in the first inning.

David Pennertz, who earned the win with three innings of scoreless relief, went 3-for-5 at the plate and drove in a run for the Blues. Tyler Puckett was 3-for-3 with a double. Lecher, Tony Gutormson and Joe Buschette had two hits each. Buschette also drove in two runs.

Bird Island 200 000 2 -- 4 7 2

Litchfield 343 210 x --13 15 2

HITTING - Bird Island: Mitch Maxwell 1-for-4, rbi; Ben Aaseth 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; two others batters each went 2-for-4, but names were not provided by home team ... Litchfield: David Pennertz 3-for-5, rbi; Gabe Lecher 2-for-4, 2-run HR, 3 rbi; Tyler Puckett 3-for-3, 2b; Tony Gutormson 2-for-3, rbi; Joe Buschette 2-for-3, 2 rbi; Toby Chellin 1-for-1, 2 rbi; Camron Jones 2-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Bird Island: Ben Aaseth (L) 1-4-3-2-1-1, Brad Gass 5-11-10-7-8-8 ... Litchfield: Chris Sundmark 3-4-2-2-3-2, David Pennertz (W) 3-2-0-0-1-2, Tyler Puckett 1-1-2-1-2-0

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