Amateur baseball: Atwater Chuckers edge Bird Island Bullfrogs

Atwater scores five runs in the sixth inning to earn the road victory.

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BIRD ISLAND β€” A five-run sixth inning helped Atwater rally to beat Bird Island 7-6 late Wednesday in an exhibition amateur baseball game.

Three Chuckers had three hits. Josh Kingery went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs. Jordan Olson was 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and four RBIs. Jack Peterson also was 3-for-5 for Atwater.

For Bird Island, Aidan Elfering was 3-for-4 with a double, a run and two RBIs.

Chris Fellows got the pitching win, going seven innings. He struck out four and walked one, allowing 13 hits.

Atwater           200   005   000-7   17   0
Bird Island      031   000   100-6   14   3
Hitting - Atwater: Josh Kingery 3-4 r-2 2b, David Kingery 2-6 r-2 rbi, Kobe Holtz 2-6 rbi, Jordan Olson 3-5 r rbi-4 2b hr, Jeff Peterson 1-5, Jack Peterson 3-5, Logan Straumann 2-5, Ezra Kaping 0-5 r, Afton Kaping 1-4 4 … Bird Island: Braeden Tersteeg 2-5 rbi-2 2b, Trent Athmann 1-5 r, Tyler Hebrink 2-5 r, Dylan Gass 1-4 r rbi-2 hr, Shawn Dollerschell 2-4 r 2b, Aidan Elfering 3-4 r rbi-2 2b, Zeke Walton 1-4 r, Nic Taylor 2-4
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Atwater: Chris Fellows (W) 7-13-6-6-1-4, Zach Bagley 1-1-0-0-0-2, Holtz (Sv ) 1-0-0-0-0-2 … Bird Island: Brad Gass (L) 5.2-13-7-7-2-1, Eric Gass 3.1-4-0-0-1-2


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