Prep Baseball: Monte nips Benson on hit batter with bases full

MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo's Mitch Christenson took one for the team and it earned the Thunder Hawks a 5-4 West Central South Conference baseball win over Benson Thursday.

MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo's Mitch Christenson took one for the team and it earned the Thunder Hawks a 5-4 West Central South Conference baseball win over Benson Thursday.

With the bases loaded in the bottom of seventh and two outs, Christenson was hit by a pitch, bringing home the winning run for Montevideo (6-5, 6-5).

Grant Kaihoi had three hits to lead the Thunder Hawks.

Miles Staton hit a solo homer among his three hits for the Braves (3-8, 3-9).

Montevideo 5, Benson 4


Benson 201 000 1 -- 4 9 1

Montevideo 001 101 2 -- 5 13 2

HITTING - Benson: Andrew Ebert 1-for-4; Miles Staton 3-for-4, solo HR, 2 runs, rbi; Luke Staton 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Brook Guest 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Kyle Perssen 2-for-3, 2b ... Montevideo: Eldon Evans 2-for-4, rbi; Todd Bergeson 1-for-3; Cam Vien 2-for-4, 2b; Tyler Blomme 1-for-3; Ryan Tostenson 1-for-1; Grant Kaihoi 3-for-4, rbi; Mitch Christenson 2-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Benson: Andrew Simmonds (L) 6Xc-13-5-4-2-4 ... Montevideo: Josh Fenske 4-6-3-3-2-6; Troy Hendrickson (W) 3-3-1-1-1-1

ACGC 10, YME 2

Brooks Maurer had three hits and Kyle Johnson drove in four runs to lift the Falcons (6-2, 6-3).

Jeff Peterson, the second of three ACGC pitchers, got the win. He hurled 3Zc innings, allowing three hits and one run.

Peterson and Travis Frederiksen had two hits each for the Falcons.


Jordon Hagert and Austen Cole had two hits each for YME (6-5, 6-5).

YME 010 010 0 -- 2 7 3

ACGC 203 104 x -- 10 12 1

HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Jordon Hagert 2-for-4; Austen Cole 2-for-2, rbi; Braden Lee 1-for-2, rbi; Tyler Sand 1-for-3; Andrew Walters 1-for-3 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Brooks Maurer 3-for-3, rbi; Travis Frederiksen 2-for-4, 2 runs, rbi; Jeff Peterson 2-for-2, 2 runs; Vance Martin 1-for-4, 2 runs; Jordan Tanner 1-for-3, 3 runs, rbi; Kyle Johnson 1-for-4, 4 rbi; Joey Slinden 1-for-3; Bryce Thorp 1-for-3, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Taylor Tollefson (L) 4-9-6-4-1-2; Austen Cole 2-3-4-3-2-0 ... Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City: Brooks Maurer 2Zc-3-1-1-4-3; Jeff Peterson (W) 3Zc-3-1-1-4-1; Vance Martin 1-1-0-0-2-0

Minnewaska 10, Morris 7

Danny Braaten got the last out on a groundout with the bases loaded. The third pitcher of the day for the Lakers threw only one pitch.

Minnewaska had a six-run fourth ignited by Mike Whittemore's triple and Brad Dunn's two-run double. Wyatt Paumen also had a run-scoring double.


Morris put up five runs in the sixth. Danton Hein hit a two-run single in the frame. Dusty Sauter supplied a two-run double.

Alex Henrick's two-run double made it 10-5 in the bottom of the sixth.

Waska starter Nolan Myrom got the win.

Morris 000 005 2 -- 7 10 1

Minnewaska 000 622 x -- 10 10 2

HITTING - Morris: Matt Wohlers 2-for-3, 2 runs; Kirby Sayles 2-for-4, Chris Boettcher 1-for-3, rbi; Tallack Dosdall 1-for-3, Darrick Henricks 1-for-4, Mike Siegel 1-for-4, Dusty Sauter 1-for-5, 2b, 2 rbi; Danton Hein 1-for-1, 2 rbi ... Minnewaska: Mike Whittemore 2-for-4, 2 runs, 2 rbi, 3b; Wyatt Paumen 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Ira Ammend 1-for-4, Brad Dunn 2-for-3, 2 2b's, 2 rbi; Nick Sutton 1-for-3, Alex Henricks 1-for-3, 2 rbi, 2b; Trevor Berg 1-for-2, 2 runs, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Morris: Eric Riley (L) 4-7-6-6-5-4, Matt Wohlers 2-3-4-3-2-2 ... Minnewaska: Nolan Myrom 5Xc-7-5-4-3-4, Trevor Berg 1-3-2-2-3-0, Danny Braaten (S) Zc-0-0-0-0-0-0

First Game LQPV 7, BOLD 6


Jacob Boresma, Dylan Gass and Sam Steffel homered for BOLD.

Justin Stamp, the winning pitcher in relief, hit a two-run homer in the fifth for the Lac qui Parle Valley.

BOLD 002 004 0 -- 6 9 4

LQPV 010 033 x -- 7 9 1

HITTING - BOLD: Tyler Hebrink 1-1, Alex Gay 1-for-3, Jacob Boresma 1-for-3, 2-run HR; Shawn Dollerschell 2-for-4, Derek Smith 1-for-4, 2b; Dylan Gass 2-for-2, 3-run HR; Sam Steffel 1-for-2, solo HR; ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Jared Weber 1-for-4, Ryan Streich 1-for-3, Justin Stamp 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2-run HR, 2b; Tom Zupan 1-for-2, rbi; Jack Massee 2-for-3, 2b; Chavis Bornhorst 1-for-2, 2 rbi; Colton Kanstrup 1-for-1, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Jon Caspers (L) 5Xc-8-7-6-6-1, Andy Stevens Zc-1-0-0-1-0 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Zach Ronglien 5-7-5-4-2-3, Justin Stamp (W) 2-2-1-1-0-2

Second Game LQPV 15, BOLD 6

Jared Weber's three-run double super-charged the Eagles' eight-run fifth inning.


LQPV 000 081 6 -- 15 15 4

BOLD 310 100 1 -- 6 11 3

HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: Scott Omland 1-for-2, 2b, 3 rbi; Jared Weber 2-for-3, 2b, 3 rbi; Justin Stamp 1-for-5, rbi; Tronn Tosel 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Tom Zupan 4-for-5, 3 runs, 2b, 2 rbi; Cory Wildung 1-for-5, Colton Kamstrup 2-for-4, rbi; Baxter DuFrane 3-for-4, rbi....BOLD: Alex Gay 1-for-4, Dylan Gass 1-for-4, Jon Caspers 1-for-2, Shawn Dollerschell 3-for-4, rbi; Sam Steffel 2-for-3, Derek Smith 2-for-4, 2 rbi; Jacob Boresma 1-for-2, 2b

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- LQPV: Aaron Olson (W) 7-11-6-4-2-1 ... Lac qui Parle Valley: Jacob Boresma (L) pitching line not available, Blake Garberich pitching line not available, Sam Steffel Xc-3-5-4-2-1, Kyle Seehusen Zc-1-1-1-1-0

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