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Amateur Baseball roundup: Oehrlein, Pirates shut down Lakers, 3-1

Paynesville pitcher sharp in win over Norway Lake-Sunburg

PAYNESVILLE — Sam Oehrlein threw a four-hitter to lead the Paynesville Pirates amateur baseball team to a 3-1 County Line League victory over the Norway Lake-Sunburg Lakers on Friday night.

Oehrlein, a left-hander who pitches for Concordia-Moorhead, struck out four and walked two, allowing four hits. The run he allowed came from a solo home run in the top of the ninth by the Lakers’ Regan Carlson.

The Pirates’ Drew Tangen was 1 of 3 for a double and a run. Luke Johnson was 1 of 3 for a triple and a run.

NLS 000 000 001-1 4 2
Paynesville 111 000 000-3 6 3
Hitting - NLS: Weston Gjerde 2-3, Regan Carlson 1-4 r rbi hr, Chris Moist 1-2 ... Paynesville: Drew Tangen 1-3 r rbi 2b, Luke Johnson 1-4 r 3b, Abe Bullard 1-4 rbi, Sam Oehrlein 1-3 r, Blake Vagle 1-3, Tanner Stanley 1-3, Grady Fuchs 0-3 hbp.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Gjerde (L) 6-6-3-2-0-4, Justin Johnson 1-0-0-0-0, Ryan Torkelson 1-0-0-0-0-0 ... Paynesville: Sam Oehrlein (W) 9-4-1-1-2-4

Litchfield 13,
Maple Lake 9

Five Litchfield players had multiple hits as the Blues went off for 17 in a North Star League win over host Maple Lake.

Gabe Lecher was 4-for-4 with two RBIs while Jake Jones finished 4-for-5 with a double, three RBIs, two runs and a stolen base. Andrew Loch, Cody Klabunde and Drew Kotzer each had two hits in the victory.

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Jack Ramthun was the winning pitcher for the Blues, striking out six over six innings.

Litchfield hosts the Loretto Larks at 6 p.m. Sunday at Optimist Park.

Litchfield 330 501 100-13 17 1
Maple Lake 001 002 105- 9 7 2
Hitting - Litchfield: Andrew Loch 2-6 r-2, Cody Klabunde 2-6 r-2 rb sbi, Jake Jones 4-5 r-2 rbi-3 2b sb, Brady Smith 1-5 r, Drew Kotzer 2-4 r-3 rbi-4 bb 2b hr, Avery Liestman 1-3 r rbi bb 2b, Gabe Lecher 4-4 rbi-2, Kal Volinkaty 0-4 r, Winky Estrada 1-3 r bb … Maple Lake: Luke Fobbe 0-4 bb r, Jake Bergstrom 0-2 hbp, Ryley Hagen 1-1 r bb, Ben Clapp 1-3 bb-2, Hunter Malachek 0-3 r-3 rbi-2 sb bb, Ben Reilley 2-4 r rbi-2 bb, Donnie Mavencamp 2-5 r rbi-3 hr, Derek Rachel 0-4 r bb, Logan Orazem 0-5 rbi, Jordan Tanner 0-0 r bb, Cody Decker 1-1 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Jack Ramthun (W) 6-2-3-3-6-6, Volinkaty 2 1/3-5-6-5-2-1, Liestman 2/3-0-0-0-0-2 … Maple Lake: Nick Preisinger (L) 3 1/3-9-8-6-0-1, Gavin Wolff 2⅔-5-4-4-3-3, Tanner 3-3-1-1-0-3

Raymond 9,
NLS Twins 8

Raymond scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to beat the New London-Spicer Twins.

Mike Jeseritz, Paxton Nelson and Brett Swason all had three hits for the Rockets. Jeseritz was 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI. Nelson was 3-for-6 with two runs and two RBI and swanson was 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and a double.

Adam Scrhader went 4-for-5 with a double and a home run and four RBI for the Twins.

NLS 101 120 030-8 13 2
Raymond 200 210 022-9 15 2
Hitting - NLS: Jake Rambow 2-4 r-2 3b, Adam Schrader 4-5 r-2 rbi-4 2bhr, Scott Rambow 1-3 r, Dalton Rambow 2-5 rbi-2 2b, Derek Dolezal 1-4 r rbi, Josh Soine 1-4 r 2b, Mason Tougtes 1-4, Ben Kulset 1-4 r rbi … Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 3-5 r-2 rbi, Paxton Nelson 3-6 r-2 rbi-2, Tyler Steen 1-4 r 2b, Caleb Ditmarson 2-3 rbi-3 2b, Eric Hulterstrum 0-4 rbi, Tanner Bauman 1-3 r rbi, Brady Kienitz 2-2 r, Brett Swanson 3-4 r-2 rbi 2b.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NLS: Grant Bangen 8-11-7-7-5-3, Ben Kulset (L) 2/3-4-2-2-0-2 Raymond: John Sawatzky 5-9-5-5-5-5, Herman Solomon 3-3-3-3-2-1, Brooks Asche (W) 1-1-0-0-0-0

Elrosa 15,
Freeport 4

Will Van Beck and Peyton Winter each had two hits to help the Elrosa Saints beat the Freeport Black Sox at Freeport.

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The game was called after eight innings. Freeport pitchers hit six batters.

Elrosa 040 150 50-15 10 4
Freeport 200 110 00-4 6 1
Hitting - Elrosa: Will Van Beck 2-3 r-2 hbp-2 sb, Jackson Peter 1-3 r rbi-3 2b hbp bb, Kevin Kuefler 1-3 rbi-3 bb, Gavin Kampsen 1-1 r rbi-2, Matt Schmitz 0-3 r hbp sb, Derek Wiener 0-2 r, Luke Van Becker 0-2 r hbp, Payton Van Beck 1-2 r rbi, Ethan Vogt 1-3 r rbi-2 2b, Riley Lenarz 1-1 rbi bb, Brandon Roelike 0-0 r-3 hbp bb-2, Peyton Winter 2-5 r-2 rbi-2 … Freeport: Carter Sawyer 1-3 r 2b bb, Bryan Benson 1-4 r, Jake Braegelmann 2-3 r-2 rbi sb bb, Brady Pesta 1-2 rbi-2 2b, Taylor Erickson 0-4 rbi, Ike Sawyer 1-3
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Elrosa: L. Van Beck (W) 5 1/3-6-4-3-3-4, P. Van Beck 1⅔-0-0-0-2-3, Winter 1-0-0-0-0-2 … Freeport: Tyler Hemker (L) 6-8-14-11-6-5
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