ELROSA — Darion Alexander tossed a complete game to help Glenwood-Lowry defeat Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 4-1 on Sunday in the American Legion baseball playoffs.
Alexander struck out six with no walks. He scattered seven hits with one earned run to give Glenwood-Lowry the West Central East Division Sub District title.
Alexander also went 2-for-3 with a double, a run, an RBI and a stolen base.
Gavin Kampsen was 2-for-3 for BBE.
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Hitting - BBE: Will Van Beck 1-4 rbi, Easton Hagen 1-4, Gavin Kampsen 2-3, Tanner Shelton 1-3, Talen Kampsen 1-3, Owen Paulson 0-1 r, Ryan Jensen 1-3 … Glenwood-Lowry: Torii Johnson 0-1 r rbi bb, Darion Alexander 2-3 r rbi 2b sb, Aaron Ver Steeg 1-3 r rbi sb, Dylan Alexander 1-3 rbi, Riley Johnson 1-3, Dalton Friedrichs 0-1 hbp-2, Jacob Blair 1-2 r sb, Alec Larson sb
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BBE: Jensen (L) 6-6-4-4-2-0 … Glenwood-Lowry: Da. Alexander (W) 7-7-1-1-0-6
Sauk Centre 2
Aaron Ver Steeg went 6⅔ innings, striking out 12 and walking two, to lead Glenwood-Lowry to the District VI, Division II playoff win over Sauk Centre on Saturday at Elrosa.
Eli Fletcher went 2-for-3 with a double for Sauk Centre.
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Hitting - Sauk Centre: Eli Fletcher 2-3 2b, Riley Meyer 1-3, Tyler Peters 0-0 r, Payton Crider 0-2 bb, Dominic Ritter 1-2 r bb … Glenwood-Lowry: Mitchell Gruber 1-3, Torii Johnson 1-3 r-2, Darion Alexander 0-3 r, Aaron Ver Steeg 1-2 rbi-2 bb, Dylan Alexander 0-2 rbi, Riley Johnson 1-2 r bb, Dalton Friedrichs 0-1 bb, Jacob Blair 1-3 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Sauk Centre: H. Danielson (L) 6-5-4-2-3-1 … Glenwood-Lowry: A. Ver Steeg (W) 6⅔-3-1-0-2-12, T. Johnson (Sv) 1/3-1-1-0-0-0
SH/MACCRAY 6, BOLD 2
Sacred Heart/MACCRAY forced a second game in the playoff game Saturday at Bird Island.
Brady Kienitz, Brandan Hoberg and Brooks Asche all had two hits for the Scarletts. Hoberg got the complete-game victory, striking out six and walking one. He allowed three hits and two earned runs.
For BOLD, Braeden Tersteeg was 1-for-2 with a double, a hit-by-pitch and an RBI.
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Hitting - SH/MACCRAY: Brady Kienitz 2-3 r-3 hbp sb, Isaac Strommer 1-4 r, Brandan Hoberg 2-4 rbi-3 sb, Tyler Froland 1-3 hbp, Brooks Asche 2-4 rbi, Carter Wrede 1-3 r, Gavin Husman 0-3 r … BOLD: Braeden Tersteeg 1-2 rbi 2b hbp, Avery Herdina 1-3 rbi, Tim Peppel 1-3, Carson Edwards 0-2 r hbp, Elliott Hagen 0-2 r bb
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - SH/MACCRAY: Hoberg (W) 7-3-2-2-1-6 … BOLD: Zeke Walton (L) 6-9-6-3-0-3, Tersteeg 1-0-0-0-0
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Brooks Asche tossed a complete game to help Sacred Heart/MACCRAY eliminate BOLD from the playoffs at Bird Island.
Asche struck out two and walked six. He allowed four hits and two earned runs. He also went 1-for-3 with a walk.
Gavin Husman was 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI for the Scarlets.
Aedan Elfering was 1-for-2 with a double, two walks and two RBI for the Mudhens.
The final four is set in the Mid State Sub District. Tri-Town, Sacred Heart/MACCRAY, Litchfield and Pierz all remain and begin best-of-three series Tuesday.
Tri-Town will host Sacred Heart/MACCRAY at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Atwater with the teams playing at 6 p.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart.
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Hitting - BOLD: Braeden Tersteeg 0-3 bb, Avery Herdina 1-4 r-2, Aedan Elfering 1-2 2b r rbi-2 bb-2, Tim Peppel 0-3 rbi, Eli Walton 0-2 rbi sf, Owen Flann 1-3, Elliott Hagen 1-2 r bb … SH/MACCRAY: Brady Kienitz 1-4 rbi, Isaac Strommer 1-3 r bb, Brandan Hoberg 1-4 rbi, Brooks Asche 1-3, Ayden Gustafson 2-3 r, Landon Tanner 2-3 rbi, Ben Gislason 0-0 r, Carter Wrede 1-3 r, Gavin Husman 2-3 r rbi, Camden Wohlman 0-0 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Herdina 5-10-5-4-1-1, Tersteeg 1-1-1-0-1-1 … SH/MACCRAY: Asche (W) 7-4-4-2-6-2
Tri-Town 14, Paynesville 4
Tri-Town got home runs from Josh Kinzler, Connor Barker and Logan Straumann to beat Paynesville in the playoffs Saturday at Kingery Field in Atwater.
The game was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule and eliminated the Plums from the playoffs.
For Tri-Town, Kinzler was 3-for-4 with a double, three runs and three RBI. Braker was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI. Jaxon Behm was 2-for-3 with a run.
Jack Peterson got the compete-game pitching win, allowing three hits and one earned run. He struck out seven and walked two.
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Hitting - Paynesville: Grayson Fuchs 1-3 2b r-2, Isaac Lieser 1-1 r, Eli Nelson 1-3 rbi, Drew Tangen 0-2 r rbi … Tri-Town: Josh Kinzler 3-4 2b hr r-3 rbi-3, Connor Barker 3-4 2b hr r-2 rbi-2, Jaxon Behm 2-3 r, Logan Straumann 1-4 hr r rbi-4, Josh Kingery 1-3 r-2 rbi, Zach Bagley 1-1 r bb-2, Hayden Straumann 1-2 r rbi, Jack Peterson 0-3 r rbi, Keegan Kessler-Gross 0-2 r, Jonas Morrison 0-0 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Paynesville: Bennett Evans (L) 3-8-10-9-3-2, Tori Olmscheid 1-2-3-3-4-1, Abe Bullard 3-2-1-1-0-0 … Tri-Town: Peterson (W) 5-3-4-1-2-7
Litchfield 7, Albany 3
Litchfield forced a second game in the double-elimination playoffs by beating Albany in Avon.
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Hitting - Litchfield: Hunter Thiel 0-2 rbi bb, Noah Schow 0-1 r bb, Winky Estrada 1-3 2b r rbi bb, Bauer Wahl 1-4 r sb, Ben Alsleben 0-3 r bb, Bennett Lecher 2-3 2b r sac, Drew Kotzer 3-4 r-2 rbi-2, Avery Liestman 1-3 bb sb-2, Riley Taber 0-2 rbi bb-2 … Albany: Carter Birr 1-4, Caden Sand 0-3 bb, Brady Goebel 0-3 rbi hbp, Brandon Holm 0-2 hbp, Blake Winkels 1-2 2b r, Jacob Adrian 1-2 r, Peyton Krumrei 1-3 r rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Liestman (W) 6-3-3-2-1-5, Caden Besemer 1-1-0-0-0-1 … Albany: Winkels (L) 5-5-4-2-6-3, Adrian 1-3-3-3-1-0, Carter Voss 1-0-0-0-0-2
Litchfield 6, Albany 3
Litchfield eliminated Albany from the playoffs with the victory Saturday at Avon.
Litchfield needed nine innings to beat Albany, scoring three times in the top of the ninth inning.
Albany sent the game into extra innings by scoring twice in the bottom of the seventh.
Litchfield travels to Pierz on Tuesday night in a best-of-three series. The teams play Thursday in Litchfield.
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Hitting - Litchfield: Hunter Thiel 1-4 r rbi-2 bb, Bauer Wahl 1-4, Ben Alsleben 1-3 r rbi sf, Bennett Lecher 2-4 r 2b-2, Drew Kotzer 1-4 rbi 2b, Avery Liestman 1-3 2b r rbi bb, Riley Taber 1-4 r, Caden Besemer 1-4 r rbi … Albany: Carter Birr 0-1 rbi bb-2 sf hbp, Caden Sand 1-5, Brady Goebel 1-4 bb, Brandon Holm 4-5 r, Devin Hansen 2-5 r, Noah Voz 1-3, Jacob Adrian 0-1 sac, Blake Winkels 2-5 rbi-2 2b, Tanner Reis 0-3 r bb-2, Peyton Krumrei 2-5
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Litchfield: Alsleben 5-7-1-0-2-4, Besemer (W) 4-6-2-2-3-2 … Albany: Birr 8-6-3-3-1-6, Holm (L) 1-3-3-3-1-0