Amateur Baseball Roundup: Chuckers stymie Paynesville
ATWATER -- JaColby Anderson drove in three runs and also struck out four over the final two innings in Atwater's 8-3 County Line League win over Paynesville on Friday.
ATWATER - JaColby Anderson drove in three runs and also struck out four over the final two innings in Atwater’s 8-3 County Line League win over Paynesville on Friday.
Anderson relieved Vance Martin, who allowed just two unearned runs over seven innings to get the win.
Paynesville’s Aaron Savelkoul homered in the eighth.
The Chuckers continue play in the Highway 55 Tournament at 5:45 p.m. today against the winner of today’s Clear Lake-Hibbing game.
Atwater 8, Paynesville 3
Paynesville 000 002 010 - 3 4 1
Atwater 130 002 02x - 8 6 2
HITTING – Paynesville: Casey Hess 2-4 2b r, Aaron Savelkoul 1-3 hr rbi-2, Ryan Hess 1-3 … Atwater: Josh Cunningham 2-3 2b, JaColby Anderson 2-3 2b rbi-3, Michael Malvin 1-3, Zach Cunningham 1-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Paynesville: Austin Mackedanz (L) 5.1-5-6-6-5-6, Josh Bungum 2.2-1-2-2-2-1 … Atwater: Vance Martin (W) 7-3-2-0-2-4, Anderson 2-1-1-1-0-4
Granite Falls 15, Starbuck 5
Starbuck’s arms wore out and the Stars fell to Granite Falls in seven innings on Friday.
The Stars led 5-3 heading into the bottom of the sixth, but the Kilowatts broke open the game with six runs and then scored six more in the seventh to end the game.
Tyler Kanten was 1-for-4 but drove in four runs and Phil Johnson, Craig Listul and Travis Enger all drove in two runs.
Jake Amundson and Tyler Nielson both had three hits for the Stars.
Starbuck 112 100 0 - 5 14 3
Granite Falls 201 006 6 - 15 10 3
HITTING – Starbuck: Jake Amundson 3-4 rbi r, Tyler Nielson 3-5 r, Nike Nielson 1-5 rbi, Mike Andreas 1-4 rbi, Matt Daniels 2-3 rbi r, Andy Toop 2-4 r, Andrew Amundson 1-4, Jackson Hendrickson 1-3 rbi … Granite Falls: Brandon Grund 1-2 r-3, Phil Johnson 2-3 rbi-2 r-3, Tyler Kanten 1-4 rbi-4, Craig Listul 1-2 rbi-2 r, Dylan Lindstrom 1-3 rbi r, Andrew Walters 2-4 r-2, Travis Enger 2-4 rbi-2 r-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Starbuck: Toop (L) 0.2-3-6-3-4-1 … Granite Falls: Walters (W) 7-14-5-2-3-6