American Legion baseball roundup: Sacred Heart/MACCRAY handles BOLD, 9-4

American Legion baseball report for Thursday, June 30, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Camden Wohlman, Tyler Amsden and Tyler Froland all have two hits in the win. Meanwhile, Kerkhoven sweeps a doubleheader from Granite Falls.

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SACRED HEART — The Sacred Heart/MACCRAY American Legion baseball team knocked off BOLD 9-1 on Thursday night.

SH/MACCRAY had 10 hits and used a four-run first inning to overcome an early 2-0 deficit to the Mudhens.

Camden Wohlman went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Tyler Amsden was 2-for-3 with a run, a walk and an RBI and Tyler Froland was 2-for-3 with a double, a hit-by-pitch, a run and three RBIs for SH/MACCRAY.

Tate Sheehan, Lane Osterfeld, Caleb Weispfennig, Rylan Gass and Mason Uhlenkamp all had hits for BOLD.


BOLD                   202   000   000-4   5   3
SH/MACCRAY      411   111   x-9   10   1
Hitting - BOLD: Tate Sheehan 1-3 r bb, Lane Osterfeld 1-3 r hbp, Caleb Weispfenning 1-4 r rbi, Owen Flann 0-1 r bb hbp-2, Rylan Gass 1-2 rbi bb hbp, Carson Edwards 0-2 bb, Mason Uhlenkamp 1-4 rbi-2 … SH/MACCRAY: Camden Wohlman 2-4 r rbi, Isaac Strommer 1-4 r-2, Dreyer Homan 1-4 r rbi-2 hr, Tyler Amsden 2-3 r-2 rbi bb, Tyler Froland 2-3 r rbi-3 2b hbp, Joe Heidecker 1-4, Carter Rice 0-4 rbi, Emery Aker 0-4 r, Isaac Haen 1-2 r sb 
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Weispfenning (L) 5-8-8-5-1-5, Sheehan 1-2-1-1-0-2 … SH/MACCRAY: Rice 2.1-3-4-4-1-3, Wohlman (W) 2-2-2-0-0-2-4, Homan 2-0-0-0-1-4


Game 1:

Kerkhoven 4, Granite Falls 2

Jared Cortez and Travis Engelke combined on a six-hitter to lead Kerkhoven past Granite Falls at Richter Field in Granite Falls.

Cortez went the first four innings, striking out four and walking two. He allowed two earned runs. Engelke got the save with three scoreless innings. He struck out one and walked three.

Jaiden Henjum went 2-for-4 with a triple. Devon Swenson was 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI and Luke Jeseritz was 2-for-3 with two RBIs for Kerkhoven.

Drew Almich, Nikson Knapper, Cole Fischer, Nolan Hildahl, Owen Trovik and Jake Odegard all had hits for Granite Falls.

Kerkhoven         022   000   0-4   9   1
Granite Falls      200   000   0-2   6   2
Hitting - Kerkhoven: Jaiden Henjum 2-4 3b, Jared Cortez 0-4 r, Wylee Lottman 1-3 rbi, Alex Call 1-2 r, Devon Swanson 2-3 r rbi, Hunter Wilts 1-3 2b r, Luke Jeseritz 2-3 rbi-2 … Granite Falls: Drew Almich 1-3, Nikson Knapper 1-4 r, Cole Fischer 1-2 r, Nolan Hildahl 1-3 2b rbi-2, Owen Torvik 1-3, Jake Odegard 1-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kerkhoven: Cortez (W) 4-6-2-2-2-4, Travis Engelke (Sv) 3-0-0-0-3-1 … Granite Falls: Hunter Wilke (L) 7-9-4-4-0-7

Game 2:

Kerkhoven 5, Granite Falls 4

Kerkhoven earned the doubleheader sweep at Granite Falls by scoring in the bottom of the fifth inning to break a 4-4 tie.

Jared Cortez went 3-for-4 with two runs and Alex Calls was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs. Chase Magaard was 2-for-2 for Kerkhoven, which plays Wednesday at Montevideo.

Cody Dahlager was 2-for-4 with two runs and Nolan Hildahl was 2-for-3 with a double for Granite Falls.


Granite Falls   003   010   0-4   8   2
Kerkhoven      201   001   1-5   11   0
Hitting - Granite Falls: Hunter Wilke 1-3 r, Nikson Knapper 1-4 r, Cody Dahlager 2-4 r-2, Cole Fischer 1-4 2b rbi-3, Bryce Sneller 1-3 2b, Nolan Hildahl 2-3 2b … Kerkhoven: Jaiden Henjum 1-4 r, Jared Cortez 3-4 r-2, Wylee Lottman 1-3 2b r, Alex Call 2-3 2b rbi-3, Devon Swanson 0-2 rbi, Hunter Wilts 1-3 r, Travis Engelke 1-3, Chase Magaard 2-2
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Granite Falls: Sneller 4-6-3-3-0-5, Nick Moritz (L) 2-5-2-2-2-1 … Kerkhoven: Henjum 5-6-4-4-3-3, Swanson 1.1-2-0-0-2-1, Magaard (W) 0.2-0-0-0-0-1

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