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Legion Baseball: Willmar runs record to 6-0 with win over Marshall

WILLMAR -- Josh Tinklenberg drove in the winning runs in the bottom of the sixth and Tyler Stegeman set Marshall down in order as the Willmar Legion team remained undefeated with a 4-2 victory Tuesday at soggy Bill Taunton Stadium.

WILLMAR - Josh Tinklenberg drove in the winning runs in the bottom of the sixth and Tyler Stegeman set Marshall down in order as the Willmar Legion team remained undefeated with a 4-2 victory Tuesday at soggy Bill Taunton Stadium.
Willmar’s Cole Christensen allowed two runs on two hits while striking out three.
Willmar improved to 6-0. They play in the St. Cloud Tournament, beginning Thursday against Cold Spring in Cold Spring at 4 p.m. Willmar plays two games Friday at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud.
Stegeman was 2-for-3 and drove in a fifth-inning run that put Willmar up 2-0.
Brett Swanson was 1-for-2 and scored a run and Sam Vreeman also had a hit and scored a run.
Willmar 4, Marshall 2
Marshall 000 002 0 - 2 3 4
Willmar 010 012 x - 4 5 1
HITTING – Marshall: Zach Thompson 1-3, Drew Hmielewski 1-2, PJ Bot 1-2 … Willmar: Tyler Stegeman 2-3 2b, rbi, Brett Swanson 1-2 r, Trey Murphy 0-2 r, Sam Vreeman 1-2 r
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Marshall: Thomas Fischer (L) 6-5-4-3-2-7 … Willmar: Cole Christensen (W) 5.2-2-2-2-4-3, Stegeman 1-0-0-0-0-1

Late Monday
Granite Falls 8,
Montevideo 7
Montevideo scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but Granite Falls held them off in a Legion game Monday in Montevideo.
Granite Falls’ Austin Vikander homered, tripled and drove in three runs.
Montevideo’s Tristan Weber doubled and drove in four runs.
Granite Falls 003 310 1 - 8 11 5
Montevideo 013 000 3 - 7 4 3
HITTING – Granite Falls: Jordan Odegard 1-3 r-2, Blake Lindstrom 2-5 3b, Austin Vikander 2-4 hr 3b rbi-3, Chase Richter 2-4 rbi-2, Derrick Grund 1-4, Logan Thorstad 1-2, Joe Sannerud 1-4, Brady McClenahan 1-3 … Montevideo: Markus Kranz 2-3 r-2, Tristan Weber 1-3 2b rbi-4, Bryce Maurice 1-4
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Granite Falls: Thorstad (W) 4-2-4-0-2-4; Grund (S) 3-2-3-0-2-0 … Montevideo: Christian Kanten (L) 4.1-10-7-6-3-4; Weber 2.2-1-1-0-1-1
Fairfax 9, Kerkhoven 3
Jordan Engler, Wyatt Jones and Brandon Rasmussen all had three hits for Kerkhoven on Monday. Jones, Rasmussen also drove in runs.
Kerkhoven 100 110 0 - 3 9 1
Fairfax 102 150 x - 9 7 3
HITTING – Kerkhoven: Jordan Engler 2-3, Caleb Collins 1-3, Rylan Hatlestad 1-4 rbi, Israel Rodriguez 1-3, Wyatt Jones 2-3 rbi, Brandon Rasmussen 2-3 rbi … Fairfax: n/a
PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kerkhoven: Hatlestad (L) 3-2-4-4-7-2, Rasmusson 1.2-5-5-5-3-0, Ian Caldwell 1.1-0-0-0-1-1 … Fairfax: Nolan Huiras (W) 6-8-3-2-5-5, Seth Schuette 1-1-0-0-0-1

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