LITCHFIELD —The Maple Plain Diamond Devils rounded up 13 hits in a 5-2 North Star League win over the Litchfield Blues at Optimist Park.
Nick Hartmann went 4-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and a run. Tommy Traen added three hits and an RBI in the victory. Kyle Bode struck out seven over seven innings to get the win.
Andrew Loch had two of the Blues’ five hits, also tallying a run and a stolen base. Jack Ramthun threw seven innings in the loss.
Maple Plain 5,
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Hitting - Maple Plain: TJ Carlson 1-4 2b r-2 bb, Nick Hartmann 4-5 2b r rbi-2, Tommy Traen 3-5 rbi, Teddy Deters 2-4 sb, Lance Reynolds 1-3 bb, Logan Kinsel 1-4, Jake Hartmann 1-4 2b r-2 … Litchfield: Cody Klabunde 1-4 hbp, Andrew Loch 2-5 r sb, Drew Kotzer 1-3 bb, Brady Smith 1-2 bb-2, Winky Estrada 0-4 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Maple Plain: Kyle Bode (W) 7-3-1-0-2-7, Luke Erickson 2-2-1-0-1-1 … Litchfield: Jack Ramthun (L) 7-8-5-3-3-1, Smith 2-5-0-0-0-2
Sacred Heart 11,
Granite Falls 1
The Sacred Heart Saints grabbed a 10-run, seven-inning victory over the host Granite Falls Kilowatts in Corn Belt League play at Richter Field.
Ryan Hebrink, Tyler Froland and Brandan Hoberg each had two hits for Sacred Heart. Hoberg had a double, three runs and two RBIs while Froland scored a run and drove in two. Jose Ortiz got the complete-game victory for the Saints.
Jordan Odegard got Granite Falls’ lone hit with a triple in the sixth. Adam Brewers was hit with the loss after tossing five innings.
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Hitting - Sacred Heart: Trent Novotny 1-4 r, Ryan Hebrink 2-4 2b r bb, Tyler Froland 2-5 r rbi-2, Jose Ortiz 1-4 r rbi hbp, Isaac Strommer 1-4 r rbi, Brandan Hoberg 2-4 2b r-3 rbi-2 sb, Mike Johnson 1-3 r rbi, Ayden Gustafson 1-4, Nate Hebrink 0-3 r hbp, Tyler Rice 0-1 r bb … Granite Falls: Jordan Odegard 1-3 3b r, Brandon Grund 0-1 rbi hbp sf sac
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Sacred Heart: Ortiz (W) 7-1-1-1-1-5 … Granite Falls: Adam Brewers (L) 5-8-8-5-0-5, Tommy Lindstrom 2-3-3-2-2-3
Willmar 7, Wabasso 5
Tied at 5-all, the Willmar Rails put up two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to come away with a Corn Belt League win over the Wabasso Jax at Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar.
The game-winning run came in when Josh Tinklenberg reached home plate on a wild pitch. Later in the eighth, Jayden Dierenfeld scored an insurance run on a sacrifice fly by Zach Rierson.
Jack Baumgart went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs and got the pitching win in relief for Willmar, tossing the final four innings.
For Wabasso, Adryen Tietz and Kyle Lechner both had two hits.
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Hitting - Wabasso: Colby Wall 1-3 r-2, Adryen Tietz 2-4 r-2, Kyle Lechner 2-4 2b rbi-4, Samuel Guetter 1-3, Caleb Kemp 1-4, Cole Frericks 1-5, Leo Meis 0-3, Bryant Haas 1-3 sb … Willmar: Caleb Owens 1-4 r sb, Zach Reierson 1-4 r rbi sf, Ashton Gregory 2-3 rbi sf, Jack Baumgart 3-4 2b r-2, Zak Madsen 1-4 rbi, Gunnar Banks 2-4 r sb-2, Christian Lessman 0-3 rbi, Josh Tinklenberg 1-2 r, jayden Dierenfeld 2-4 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Wabasso: Lechner (L) 7-11-7-6-4-2, Tietz 1-2-0-0-0-0 … Willmar: Jordan Steffer 1 2/3-2-3-3-5-3, Adam Herman 3 1/3-3-0-0-1-3, Baumgart (W) 4-4-2-2-1-4
Cold Spring 13, Raymond 8
The Class B Cold Spring Springers needed four runs in the ninth inning to break open an exhibition game against the Class C Rockets at Raymond.
Brian Hansen went 3-for-3 with two walks, four runs and three RBI for the Springers. Brad Olson was 3-for-5 with two runs and five RBI.
For Raymond, Paxton Nelson went 3-for-4 with two runs and a walk and Isaac Call homered.
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Hitting - Cold Spring: Brian Hansen 3-3 r-4 rbi-3 bb-2, Brad Olson 3-5 r-2 rbi-5, Joe Dempsey 2-5 r 2b, Drew Bullson 1-4 r-2 bb 2b, Drew Van Loy 1-5 r rbi-3, Zach Femrite 1-5 rbi, Alex Jungels 0-4 r bb, Chris Butala 0-3 r, Jack Arnold 1-4 r ... Raymond: Eric Hulterstrum 1-2 r bb 2b, Paxton Nelson 3-4 r-2 bb, Tyler Steen 2-4 rbi-2 bb, Caleb Ditmarson 0-4 rbi, John Sawatzky 2-5 r 2b, Mike Jeseritz 1-5 r, Isaac Call 1-5 r hr rbi-3, Wylie Lottman 2-5 r 2b, Brett Swanson 1-5 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Cold Spring: Jack Arnold (W) 7-11-8-6-2-0, Van Loy 2-2-0-0-1-2 … Raymond: Herman Solomon (L) 9-12-13-13-4-6