Amateur baseball roundup: Maple Lake walks off Litchfield, 5-4
Baseball report for Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Blues rally from a 4-0 deficit to tie it, only to see the Lakers win in ninth
MAPLE LAKE — The Maple Lake Lakers scored in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Litchfield Blues 5-4 in a North Star League amateur baseball game Wednesday night.
Litchfield rallied from a 4-0 deficit with three runs in the seventh and one in the top of the ninth before the Lakers rallied.
Cody Klabunde went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a stolen base and Brady Smith was 3-for-4 with two RBI to lead Litchfield.
Grant Mergen was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Ben Reilley was 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI for Maple Lake.
Maple Lake 5, Litchfield 4
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Hitting - Litchfield: Cody Klabunde 3-5 rbi sb, Eric Hulterstrum 1-4, Ben Alsleben 1-4 r rbi, Avery Liestman 1-4 2b r, Brady Smith 3-4 rbi-2, Drew Kotzer 0-4 r, Riley Taber 0-0 r … Maple Lake: Luke Fobbe 1-5 rbi, Ben Reilley 2-5 r rbi, Ben Clapp 1-5 rbi sb, Hunter Malachek 1-5 rbi, Brock Goelz 1-2 r bb, Grant Mergen 3-4 r-2, Riley Decker 1-4 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Liestman 7-6-4-3-0-8, Dylan Koll (L) 1.1-4-1-1-1-0 … Maple Lake: Reilley 7-7-3-2-0-5, Ryley Hagen 1.2-1-1-1-0-3, Malachek (W) 0.1-1-0-0-0-0
Bird Island 8, Arlington 0
Zeke Walton swatted a home run and Shawn Dollerschell was 2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI to help the Bird Island Bullfrogs beat the Arlington A’s in an exhibition game at Arlington.
Zach Weber was 2-for-3 with a walk.
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Hitting - Bird Island: Braeden Tersteeg 2-5 rbi-2, Dylan Gass 1-5 r, Shawn Dollerschell 2-4 2b-2 r-2 rbi bb, Zeke Walton 1-2 hr r-2 rbi-2 bb, Nic Taylor 1-3 r rbi bb sb, Logan Swann 0-3 rbi bb, Aidan Elfering 0-3 r bb, Jared Dettmann 0-2 r rbi bb-2 … Arlington: Zac Weber 2-3 bb, Nathan Thomes 1-4, Seth Fredin 2-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Bird Island: Brad Gass 4-2-0-0-2-3, Eric Gass (W) 4-3-0-0-1-5, Jared Dettmann 1-0-0-0-1-3 … Arlington: Nathan DeVries 1-0-4-4-5-0, Nick Doetkott 3-3-1-1-1-1, Caleb Dose 1-0-0-0-1-1, Michael Bullert 2-3-3-3-0-0, Lucas Dorton 2-1-0-0-0-0
Chokio 2, Rosen 1
The Chokio Express edged the Rosen Express 2-1 in 11 innings in a Land’O Ducks League game at Chokio.