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Amateur Baseball Roundup: Geislinger dominates Rockets

BIRD ISLAND -- Former Willmar Stinger Matt Geislinger was dominant, allowing just three hits while striking out 13 as Watkins edged Raymond 2-1 in a Region 11C winners' bracket game Sunday.

BIRD ISLAND - Former Willmar Stinger Matt Geislinger was dominant, allowing just three hits while striking out 13 as Watkins edged Raymond 2-1 in a Region 11C winners’ bracket game Sunday.
Raymond scored a run in the ninth when Justin Koenen singled and scored on Jordan Smith’s double. But Geislinger then struck out two straight batters and got a pop out to short to strand Smith at second and end the game.
Watkins’ Gary Peters singled in Adam Hiltner twice, in the second and fourth innings, for all the support Geislinger would need.
Raymond’s John Sawatzky took a tough loss, working eight innings and allowing four hits. He struck out eight.
Raymond takes on Sacred Heart at 11 a.m. Saturday in an elimination game in Bird Island. Sacred Heart lost its opener to Kimball 6-2 but stayed alive with a 7-5 win over Eden Valley on Sunday.
Watkins 2, Raymond 1
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Raymond 000 000 001 - 1 3 1
HITTING – Watkins: Kevin Kramer 2-4, Gary Peters 2-4 rbi-2, Adam Hiltner 1-2 3b r-2 … Raymond: Justin Koenen 1-4 r, Jordan Smith 2b 1-4 rbi, Brandon Madsen 1-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Watkins: Matt Geislinger (W) 9-3-1-1-2-13 … Raymond: John Sawatzky (L) 8-4-2-2-6-8, Calvin Kosminskas 1-1-0-0-0-1
Sacred Heart 7, Eden Valley 5
Ryan Hebrink hit a walk-off, two-run home run to lead Sacred Heart to victory in a Region 11C elimination game Sunday in Bird Island.
Hebrink connected on a 1-2 count off Eden Valley’s Tanner Olean.
Nate Hebrink was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and took second on Trent Novotny’s sacrifice.
Trailing 5-3 entering the ninth, Eden Valley scored twice in the top of the inning to tie.
Jeremy Hinderks worked a complete game for the victory. He surrendered 11 hits but he walked just two and struck out 14.
Jeff Hinderks was 3-for-4 and scored twice and Novotny was 3-for-3 with a double and he drove in two runs.
Sacred Heart plays Raymond in an elimination game at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bird Island.
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Sacred Heart 041 000 002 - 7 10 2
HITTING – Eden Valley: Austin Schlangen 3-5 rbi, Tanner Olean 2-4 rbi-2 … Sacred Heart: Trent Novotny 3-3 2b rbi-2, Ryan Hebrink 1-5 hr rbi-2 r, Jeff Hinderks 3-4 r-2, Tom Lippert 2-4 r, Darren Eschen 1-4 rbi r, Matt Koenen 0-1 rbi-2
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Eden Valley: Dan Hansen 1.2-5-4-4-2-0, Olean (L) 6.2-5-3-2-1-0 … Sacred Heart: Jeremy Hinderks (W) 9-11-5-4-2-14
Saturday’s Results
Raymond 9, Luxemburg 5
Kyle Knott homered and drove in three runs and Tyler Knott scattered 11 hits in the Rockets’ victory in the opening round of Region 11C playoffs on Saturday in Bird Island.
John Sawatzky had two hits and drove in a run, and Mike Jeseritz, Jason Meyer and Brett Swanson also drove in runs.
Raymond 007 000 002 - 9 9 0
Luxemburg 001 100 003 - 5 11 4
HITTING – Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-5 rbi r, Justin Koenen 2-5 r, Kyle Knott 1-5 hr rbi-3 r, Jason Meyer 1-3 rbi, John Sawatzzky 2-3 rbi r, Brett Swanson 1-3 rbi r, Austin Smith 1-3 r … Luxemburg: Sam Iten 2-5 2b r, Chase Aleshire 2-5 hr rbi-4 r, Derrik Orth 2-3 r
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Raymond: Tyler Knott (W) 9-11-5-5-2-4 … Luxemburg: Austin Klaverkamp (L) 2.1-5-7-1-3-1, Iten 6.2-4-2-0-0-4
luxemburg 5, bird island 3
Isaac Matchinsky hit a two-run, walk-off home run in the 10th inning off Jesse Bjur to end Bird Island’s season in the Region 11C losers bracket Saturday.
Dylan Gass homered in the fifth and Riley Kramer had an RBI single in the sixth, briefly giving the Bullfrogs the lead, but Nick Baker tripled with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to score Matchinsky with the tying run.
Elliot Serbus, Mark Neubauer and Tyler Hebrink each had two hits for Bird Island.
BI 010 011 000 0 - 3 10 0
Luxemburg 000 201 000 2 - 5 8 4
HITTING – BI: Dylan Gass 1-3 HR r rbi, Tyler Hebrink 2-5, Logan Swann 1-5 r, Elliot Serbus 2-4 2b r, Riley Kramer 1-5, Lane Stadther 1-5 rbi, Mark Neubauer 2-3 rbi … Luxemburg: Isaac Matchinsky 2-4 HR r-3 rbi-2, Nick Baker 2b 3b 3-4 rbi-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BI: Brad Gass 7-7-3-3-4-1; Jesse Bjur (L) 2.1-1-2-2-1-5 … Luxemburg: Mitch Ergen 8-10-3-2-2-1; Austin Klaverkamp (W) 2-0-0-0-0-4
kimball 6, Sacred Heart 2
Zach Dingmann slowed the Sacred Heart offense and Kimball teammate Brooks Marquardt drove in two runs in a Region 11C playoff victory Saturday in Brid Island.
Sacred Heart 000 000 200 - 2 5 0
Kimball 000 040 11x - 6 11 2
HITTING – Sacred Heart: Nate Hebrink 1-4, Trent Novotny 1-2 r, Jeremy Hinderks 1-4 r, Jeff Hinderks 1-4 rbi, Tom Lippert 1-3 … Kimball: Brooks Marquardt 2-4 2b rbi-2 r, Kyle Winter 2-4 rbi
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Sacred Heart: Matt Koenen (L) 7-8-5-5-0-1, Steve Jakel 1-3-1-1-1-1 … Kimball: Zach Dingmann (W) 7.2-5-2-1-1-7, Jordan Joseph 1.1-0-0-0-0-2
region 15c
Sunday’s results
nl-spicer 12, spring hill 4
New London-Spicer advanced to the Region 15C to advance to the winners bracket final on Sunday.
Ben Kulset had four hits and scored three runs, and Scott Rambow was 3-for-5 with two RBIs.
Jake Damhof added 2 hits and three RBIs.
The Twins’ did most of their damage in a six-run fourth inning, when Damhof, Mike Danielson and Scott Rambow each had two-run hits.
Patrick Courtney threw seven innings of two-run ball to earn the win.
NLS will play 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14 against an opponent TBD.
NLS 020 610 021 - 12 17 1
SH 100 100 011 - 4 7 1
HITTING – NLS: Ryan Vraa 3-5 rbi, Kevin Soine 1-3 r rbi, Scott Rambow 3-5 r rbi-2, Austin Rambow 2-5 r-2 rbi, Jake Damhof 2-5 2b r rbi-3, Mike Danielson 1-6 rbi-2, Andrew Bangen 1-3 r-2 rbi, Ben Kulset 4-5 2b r-3 rbi … SH: Shawn Schoenberg 2-3 2b r rbi, Nathan Terres 2-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Patrick Courtney (W) 7-6-2-2-3-3; Nathaniel Swoyer 2-1-2-1-3-1 … SH: Jordan Welle (L) 3.2-8-8-8-5-0; Schoenberg 2.1-4-1-1-0-0; Brandon Worms 3-5-3-2-1-1
saturday’s results
NL-Spicer 2, ST. Martin 0
Austen Hadley pitched a complete-game shutout to lift New London-Spicer over St. Martin in the Region 15C first round Saturday.
Jake Rambow drove in a run with a first-inning double, and Jake Damhof got hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the eighth to provide an insurance run.
Hadley scattered eight hits and struck out five.
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NLS 100 000 01x - 2 5 0
HITTING – SM: Kyle Lieser 2-4, SCott Schlangen 2-4 … NLS: Jake Rambow 2-4 2b rbi, Austin Rambow 1-4, Jake Damhof 1-3 rbi, Ben Kulset 1-3
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - SM: Ben Schroeder (L) 8-5-2-2-4-4 … NLS: Austen Hadley (W) 9-8-0-0-0-5

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