Amateur baseball roundup: Liestman, Litchfield shut out Raymond

Amateur baseball report for Friday, May 20, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Blues get the 6-0 exhibition win over the Rockets

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RAYMOND — Avery Liestman tossed seven shutout innings to help the Litchfield Blues amateur baseball team beat the Raymond Rockets on Friday.

Liestman struck out eight and walked no one. He allowed two hits. Former Rocket Eric Hulterstrum went 2-for-4 with a run for the Blues.

Mike Jeseritz and Brady Kienitz had hits for Raymond.

Litchfield 6, Raymond 0

Litchfield      032   000   100-6   10   0
Raymond      000   000   000-0   2   1
Hitting - Litchfield: Eric Hulterstrum 2-4 r, Avery Liestman 1-4, Andrew Loch 1-4 r sb, Brady Smith 1-2 r rbi-2 bb hbp, Drew Kotzer 0-4 r, Ben Alsleben 1-4 r rbi 2b, Dylan Koll 0-3 r rbi bb, Bennett Lecher 2-2 bb, Ryan Quast 2-4 rbi … Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-3, Brady Kienitz 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Liestman (W) 7-2-0-0-0-8, Koll 1-0-0-0-1-0, Jack Amhun 1-0-0-0-0-0 … Raymond: Isaac Call (L) 4-7-5-4-1-2, Justin Koenen 3-2-1-1-2-2, John Broman 1-1-0-0-0-0, Alex Lotthammer 1-0-0-0-0-3

Marshall 3, Granite Falls 0

Mitchell Bouwman tossed a one-hitter, striking out 20 and walking five, to lead the Marshall A’s to the Corn Belt League victory at Richter Field in Granite Falls.


Bouwman threw 153 pitches, 94 for strikes. He’s a right-hander from Marshall who plays for Southwest Minnesota State.

Marshall             010   020   000-3   6   0
Granite Falls      000   000   000-0   1   3
Hitting - Marshall: AJ Toulouse 1-4, Zach Olson 2-5 r, Mason Schnaible 1-5 r rbi-2, Ryan Schwagel 1-3 bb, Michael Engebretson 1-4, Peyton Grant 0-2 r bb-3 … Granite Falls: Hunter Wilke 1-4
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Marshall: Mitchell Bouwman (W) 9-1-0-0-5-20 … Granite Falls: Adam Brewers (L) 2-1-1-0-0-2, Dalton Anderson 3-3-2-2-4-2, Caleb Jans 4-2-0-0-2-4

Wabasso 11, Sacred Heart 6

The Wabasso Jaxx broke open the Corn Belt League game with five runs in the top of the 10 inning to beat the Sacred Heart Saints at Sacred Heart.

Colton Taylor went 3-for-5 with two runs, a walk, a stolen base and an RBI for the Jaxx.

Brandan Hoberg was 3-for-5 with two doubles, a walk, a stolen base and three runs for the Saints. Jose Ortiz and Isaac Strommer each had two hits for Sacred Heart.

Wabasso            010   300   002   5-11   12   2
Sacred Heart      100   014   000   0-6   13   4
Hitting - Wabasso: Sam Guetter 1-4 r-2 rbi-2 bb 3b hbp, Colton Taylor 3-5 r-2 rbi bb sb, Carter Guetter 2-6 r rbi 2b, Cole Fericks 1-5 r rbi-2, CJ Theis 2-5 r hbp sb-2, Devan Ciebl 1-5 r-2 bb sb, Caleb Frericks 2-4 r-2 rbi-2 bb … Sacred Heart: Brandan Hoberg 3-5 r-3 bb 2b-2 sb, Ryan Hebrink 1-5 rbi-4 3b, Jeremy Hinderks 0-4 rbi bb-2 sb, Jose Ortiz 2-4, Mike Kuschel 1-2 bb, Dreyer Homan 1-2 2b, Isaac Strommer 2-3 r 2b, Kevin Strommer 1-2, Gavin Huseman 1-3 r, Connor Aalderks 1-5 r rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Wabasso: Kyle Lechner 6-10-6-6-3-5, Ciebl 2-0-0-0-1-5, C. Guetter (W) 2-3-0-0-1-0 … Sacred Heart: Hoberg 4-4-4-2-2-7, Hinderks (L) 6-8-7-2-2-6

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