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Amateur Baseball: Milroy blanks Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS -- Steady rain forced the Milroy-Granite Falls Cornbelt League game to be called after seven innings Friday with Milroy coming away with a 9-0 win.

GRANITE FALLS -- Steady rain forced the Milroy-Granite Falls Cornbelt League game to be called after seven innings Friday with Milroy coming away with a 9-0 win.

The teams battled into the bottom half of the seventh inning before waiting out the rain. After waiting for a while the teams agreed to cut short the contest.

The game was scoreless through the first three innings before the Yankees scored at least two runs in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings. Milroy uncorked nine hits and took advantage of five Granite Falls errors.

Corey Rykes worked the entire game for Milroy on the mound to earn the shutout, giving up just five hits and striking out seven along the way.

Matt Bauer sparked the Yankees with his three-run home run in the fifth. Bauer finished with two hits, as did Josh Hadley and Cory Schmidt.

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Tyler Dammann had two of the Kilowatts' five hits.

Milroy 9, Granite Falls 0

Milroy...................000 232 2 -- 9 9 1

Granite Falls........000 000 0 -- 0 5 5

HITTING - Milroy: Matt Bauer 2-for-4, 2 runs, 3-run HR, 3 rbi; Justin Schlemmer 1-for-2, 2 runs, rbi; Josh Hadley 2-for-3, 2b, run, 2 rbi; Cory Schmidt 2-for-4, run; Josh Soupir 1-for-4, run; Dean Zwach 1-for-4 ... Granite Falls: Tyler Dammann 2-for-4; Craig Listul 1-for-2; Jake Suter 1-for-3; Tyler Kanten 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Milroy: Corey Rykes 7-5-0-0-3-7 ... Granite Falls: Tyler Kanten 6-8-7-4-2-1, Kelly Siverhus 1-1-2-2-2-1

Non-League

Dassel 10, Bird Island 6

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A complete box score was not available at press time. Look for complete results of the game in Monday's edition.

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