Prep Baseball: Paynesville outlasts Waska in 9 innings

GLENWOOD -- Jon Kerzman's double to left-center field in the top of the ninth drove in the eventual winning run as Payneville edged Minnewaska 8-7 in a West Central South Conference baseball game on Tuesday.

GLENWOOD -- Jon Kerzman's double to left-center field in the top of the ninth drove in the eventual winning run as Payneville edged Minnewaska 8-7 in a West Central South Conference baseball game on Tuesday.

With one out, Aaron Savelkoul reached first base on a fielder's choice, stole second and then scored on Kerzman's hit. Savelkoul pitched the ninth inning for the save, striking out the side.

In the seventh, Jake Deadrick hit a three-run homer to left to give the Bulldogs (9-2, 10-3) a 7-5 lead, but the Lakers (5-5, 6-7) answered with two runs on a Paynesville throwing error at home plate.

In the eighth, Minnewaska's Mike Whittemore's long fly ball that could have won the game was caught a foot in front of the fence.

Paynesville 8, Minnewaska 7


Paynesville 031 000 301 -- 8 15 4

Minnewaska 000 230 200 -- 7 7 4

HITTING - Paynesville: Shane Kampsen 3-for-5; Nathan Nietfeld 2-for-4; Aaron Savelkoul 2-for-5, 2 runs, rbi; Eric Wolbeck 1-for-5; Jon Kerzman 2-for-5, rbi; Jason Kampsen 2-for-4; Jake Deadrick 1-for-4, 2 runs, 3-run HR, 3 rbi; Casey Hess 2-for-5 ... Minnewaska: Trenton Berg 2-for-5; Kevin Jenks 2-for-4; Mike Whittemore 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Andy Goracke 1-for-3, 2 runs; Corey Jackson 1-for-3, 2 runs, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Paynesville: Nathan Nietfeld 5-4-5-2-2-7; Jordan Lieser (W) 3-1-2-0-2-3; Aaron Savelkoul (S) 1-0-0-0-0-3 ... Minnewaska: Mike Whittemore (L) 9-15-8-6-2-8

LQPV 14, Montevideo 0

Stephen Enger's two-run double highlighted a seven-run first inning for the Eagles (7-4, 7-6).

Scott Bormann clubbed a solo home run to lead off the third.

Eric Paulson pitched all five innings for the win, allowing three hits. He struck out 10 and walked one.


LQPV 734 00 -- 14 12 3

Montevideo 000 00 -- 0 3 2

HITTING - Lac qui Parle Valley: Scott Bormann 2-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Aaron Olson 1-for-1; Baxter DuFrane 1-for-4; Tronn Tosel 3-for-4, 2b, rbi; Eric Paulson 1-for-1, 3 runs; Jordan Schwarz 2-for-3, 3 runs, 2b, 3 rbi; Chavis Bornhorst 1-for-2, rbi; Stephen Enger 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi ... Montevideo: Brett Bergeson 1-for-3; Tyler Kuno 1-for-2; Christian Brabender 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Lac qui Parle Valley: Eric Paulson (W) 5-3-0-0-1-10 ... Montevideo: Josh Fenske (L) 1Zc-6-10-4-5-1; Spencer Jorgenson 1Xc-4-4-4-2-0; Tyler Ruether 2-2-0-0-1-0

Morris 8, Benson 6

A seven-run rally in the top of the second inning helped the Tigers stave off the Braves' late comeback attempt.

Dustin Sauter and Darrick Henrichs had two hits each for Morris (5-4, 6-6). Nate Gades drove in three runs and Sauter two.

Benson's Kyle Pederson had two hits and drove in a run. Dan Martin doubled and drove in two runs. Andrew Ebert, Kyle Pederson and Cameron Simmonds had two hits apiece.


Morris 170 000 0 -- 8 10 2

Benson 040 110 0 -- 6 10 1

HITTING - Morris: Tyler Hansen 1-for-3; Tanner Berning 1-for-3, 3b, 2 runs; Dustin Sauter 2-for-2, 2b, 2 rbi; Nate Gades 1-for-3, 3 rbi; Darrick Henrichs 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Ryan Beyer 1-for-3, rbi; Mitch Carbert 1-for-3; Jon Jallo 1-for-3 ... Benson: Dan Martin 1-for-3, 2b, 2 rbi; Brennan Kent 1-for-3, rbi; Kyle Pederson 2-for-4, rbi; Brook Guest 1-for-4; Cameron Simmonds 2-for-4; Andrew Ebert 2-for-3; Jed Eix 1-for-2, rbi

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Morris: Tyler Hansen (W) 4-6-5-5-2-6; Nate Gades 3-4-1-1-1-1 ... Benson: Jed Eix (L) 7-11-8-8-9-6

Game One

BOLD 13, YME 4

The Warriors belted 15 hits, led by Shawn Dollerschell, who had three hits, and Andrew Brooks with three hits and three RBI. Kyle Seehusen, Derek Smith and Jake Boersma added two hits each, with Boersma driving in four runs.

Dollerschell pitched six innings for the win, allowing three runs on six hits. He struck out nine and walked one.


Dylan Lindstrom paced the Sting with two hits an d three RBI. Travis Enger added two hits.

BOLD 010 134 4 -- 13 15 1

YME 020 001 1 -- 4 9 0

HITTING - BOLD: Tyler Hebrink 1-for-4, rbi; Kyle Seehusen 2-for-4, 2b; Shawn Dollerschell 3-for-5, 2 2b's; Dylan Gass 1-for-4, 3 rbi; Derek Smith 2-for-4, 2b; Sam Steffel 1-for-2; Jake Boersma 2-for-3, 2b, 4 rbi; Andrew Brooks 3-for-5, 3 rbi ... Yellow Medicine East: Dylan Hoffman 1-for-3; Mason Hegna 1-for-4, 2b; Derek Dyrdahl 1-for-4, 2b; Jordan Hagert 1-for-4; Travis Enger 2-for-3, 2b; Dylan Lindstrom 2-for-3, 2b, 3 rbi; Dustin Baker 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BOLD: Shawn Dollerschell (W) 6-6-3-3-1-9; Jake Stevens 1-3-1-1-0-0 ... Yellow Medicine East: Travis Enger (L) 4-6-4-4-6-1; Austen Cole 1-5-5-5-2-1; Tyler Sand 2-4-4-4-3-2

Game Two


Derek Dyrdahl and Jordan Hagert drove in seven of the eight runs for the Sting (5-6, 6-6). Dyrdahl had a two-run double in third, and a two-run single in fourth, which gave YME a 6-4 lead. Hagert went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI.


Dylan Lindstrom earned the win with six innings pitched, seven strikeouts and three walks. Mason Hegna threw the seventh for the save.

Sam Steffel led BOLD (7-4, 9-5) with three hits.

YME 103 301 0 -- 8 10 5

BOLD 040 101 0 -- 6 7 1

HITTING - Yellow Medicine East: Dylan Hoffman 1-for-3; Derek Dyrdahl 3-for-4, 2b, 4 rbi; Jordan Hagert 3-for-3, 2b, 3 rbi; Travis Enger 1-for-4; Derek Lalim 1-for-4; Austen Cole 1-for-4 ... BOLD: Tyler Hebrink 1-for-3; Kyle Seehusen 1-for-3; Shawn Dollerschell 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Sam Steffel 3-for-4; Jake Boersma 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Yellow Medicine East: Dylan Lindstrom 6-6-6-1-3-7; Mason Hegna (S) 1-1-0-0-0-2 ... BOLD: Jake Boersma (L) 3Xc-7-7-5-3-5; Stevens 3Zc-3-1-1-1-6

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