Prep baseball roundup: BOLD pounds MCA

MORRIS -- The defending Class A champion BOLD baseball team picked up where it left off last spring, riding Logan Sandgren's strong pitching performance and a balanced offense to a 10-1 win over Morris/Chokio-Alberta on Thursday.

MORRIS - The defending Class A champion BOLD baseball team picked up where it left off last spring, riding Logan Sandgren’s strong pitching performance and a balanced offense to a 10-1 win over Morris/Chokio-Alberta on Thursday.

Sandgren, who one-hit Osakis in last June’s state championship game, worked four innings against the Tigers, allowing one hit and striking out nine. He didn’t walk a batter.

Brett Grund pitched the final three innings, striking out three and allowing a sixth-inning run.

Sandgren also drove in three runs and Grund drove in two. Trent Athmann had two hits and scored three times.

Morris/CA’s Riley Biesterfeld, Corey Storck and Brady Jergenson had the team’s hits.


Morris/CA plays at Lac qui Parle Valley at 4:30 p.m. today.

BOLD 10, Morris/CA 1

BOLD    102 322 0 - 10 6 0 

Morris/CA            000 001 0 -  1  3 7 

HITTING – BOLD: Trent Athmann 2-5 r-3, Lane Stadther 1-3 rbi r sac, Logan Sandgren 1-4 2b rbi-3, Brett Grund 1-2 rbi-2 r … Morris/CA: Riley Biesterfeld 1-3 rbi, Corey Storck 1-3, Brady Jergenson 1-1 r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BOLD: Sandgren (W) 4-1-0-0-0-9, Grund 3-2-1-1-0-3 … Morris/CA: Bryce Jergenson (L) 3-3-3-0-2-2, Biesterfeld 4-3-7-4-3-0

Paynesville 11,

Montevideo 1


A solo home from Blake Karsch and some timely hitting manufactured three runs in the first inning and set the tone in Paynesville’s season opener played at Lake Henry. The Bulldogs pounded out 13 hits and invoked the 10-run rule with one out in the sixth.

Benefitting from all the offense was Jordan Roos. The 6-foot-4 senior struck out five and didn’t issue a walk in six complete innings of work.

Brandon Schleper and Nick Dingmann added three hits each for Paynesville, which put up three-run frames in the first, fourth and sixth.

Zac Enevolden knocked in Montevideo’s only run with a solo home run in the second.

Montevideo (1-1)               010 000 -  1   7  2

Paynesville (1-0)                302 303 - 11 13 0

HITTING – Montevideo: Zac Enevoldsen 2-for-3, solo HR, rbi; Markus Kranz 1-for-2; Tristan Weber 1-for-3; Jeff Rohloff 1-for-3; Austin Hiepler 1-for-3 … Paynesville: Blake Karsch 1-for-2, solo HR, rbi; Trent Gerken 1-for-4, rbi; Brandon Schleper 3-for-3, rbi; Nick Dingmann 3-for-3, 2 rbi; Jordan Roos 1-for-1, rbi; Mitchell Weidner 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Nathan Schultz 1-for-1, rbi; Josh Mackedanz 1-for-2, rbi; Nick Reiman 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Montevideo: Rohloff (L) 3-6-5-5-2-2, Andrew Peters 2-2-3-3-4-0, Spencer Hildahl 0.1-5-3-3-2-0 … Paynesville: Roos (W) 6-7-1-1-0-5


Sauk Centre 11,

Benson 5

Cody Hammerschmidt had two RBI doubles, and Tanner Mikkelson had two hits in Benson’s loss to Sauk Centre.

Aaron Ahrndt added a hit and two stolen bases, and scored three runs.

Chad Schwarz suffered the loss, giving up five runs in 2.2 innings.

The Braves next play today when they host Montevideo.

Sauk Centre       302 033 0 - 11 8 2

Benson 101 003 0 - 5 7 5


HITTING – Sauk Centre: Will Funk 1-for-4, Josh Buschette 1-for-3, 2b, Jake Haskamp 1-for-3, 2b, rbi, Trent Berscheit 1-for-3, Tyler Schwinghamer 1-for-2 … Benson: Aaron Ahrndt 1-for-2, r-3, sb-2, Cody Hammerschmidt 2-for-3, 2b-2, rbi-2, Tanner Mikkelson 2-for-3, 2b, rbi, Taner Gimberlin 1-for-4, Logan Flegel 1-for-1

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Sauk Centre: Buschette (W) 4-3-2-2-4-5; Danny Schmiesing 3-4-3-1-1-7 … Benson: Chad Schwarz (L) 2.2-4-5-4-3-2; Brady Young 2.1-3-4-1-4-3; Aaron Ahrndt 1-1-2-0-0-2; Jacob Connelly 1-0-0-0-1-0

Minnewaska 12, YME 8

Minnewaska banged out 11 hits for 12 runs, and Austin Ostrander homered in the Lakers’ second win.

Matt McIver, Ostrander and Jayden Beecher each had multi-hit nights, and McIver scored three runs.

The Sting had just four hits but benefitted from 12 walks off the Laker pitching staff.

Chase Richter scored three times and Dylan Johnson had a hit and two RBIs.

Jayden Beecher earned the win with 3.1 innings of work in relief.


YME (0-2, 0-2)    103 202 0 - 8 4 5

Minn. (2-0, 2-0)   241 320 x - 12 11 2

HITTING – YME: Austin Vikander 0-for-3, r-2, Chase Richter 0-for-1, r-3, Dylan Johnson 1-3, rbi-2, Zach Fischer 1-for-4, 2b, rbi, Derrick Grund 1-for-2, Blake Lindstrom 1-for-4 … Minnewaska: Matt McIver 2-for-4, 2b, r-3, rbi, Jon Nygaard 1-for-4, rbi-2, Austin VerSteeg 1-for-4, 2b, rbi-2, Austin Ostrander 2-for-4, HR, rbi-2, Matt Paulson 1-for-4, Michael Gruber 1-for-3, Jayden Beecher 2-for-3, 2b, r-2, Luke Nielsen 1-for-3, r-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - YME: Johnson (L) 5-11-12-6-0-3; Vikander 1-0-0-0-0-0 … Minnewaska: Paulson 2.2-1-4-4-6-6; Beecher (W) 3.1-3-4-3-4-3; McIver 1-0-0-0-2-2


LQPV 10, RCW 1

Ty Kanstrup rapped a bases-clearing, three-run double with two outs in the first and Brandon Hill struck out six in six innings of one-hit ball for the Eagles.

At the plate, Hill was 2-for-2 with three RBIs including an RBI double in the fourth.


The Jaguars’ lone hit was an RBI single off the bat of Griffin Schaub in the third inning.

LQPV (1-0, 2-0) next plays today in Madison against Morris/Chokio-Alberta, and RCW is at Minneota on Monday.

RCW      001 000 0 - 1 1 2

LQPV (1-0, 2-0)  321 130 x - 10 5 2

HITTING – RCW: Griffin Schaub 1-for-3, rbi … LQPV: Brandon Hill 2-for-2, 2b, rbi-3, Ty Kanstrup 1-for-3, 2b, rbi-3, Phil Kleven 1-for-1, Jon Nielsen 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - RCW: Hayden Johnson (L) 2-2-5-4-4-2; Colin Thompson 2-2-1-1-1-1; Brady Holwerda 2-1-3-0-3-2 … LQPV: Brandon Hill (W) 6-1-1-1-1-6; Austin Domeier 1-0-0-0-0-2


Kimball 5, ACGC 1

Kimball’s Mathias Hennen and Joey VonWohlde stymied the Falcons’ offense in a non-conference game on Thursday in Grove City.

Mitch Macik had two hits for the Falcons and Colton Minnick, Derek Dengerud, Brody Larson and Jordan Fester had ACGC’s other hits.

Brett Busskohl drove in Cullen Hoffman for the Falcons’ only run.

ACGC takes on Pillager at 7 p.m. Saturday at Faber Field in St. Cloud.

Kimball                000 201 2 - 5 7 2 

ACGC    000 010 0 - 1 6 1 

HITTING – Kimball: Cam Hunt 3-4, Mitch Klein 2-4 2b-2 rbi-2 … ACGC: Mitch Macik 2-4, Colton Minnick 1-3, Derek Dengerud 1-3, Brody Larson 1-2, Jordan Fester 1-1, Brett Busskohl 0-4 rbi, Cullen Hoffman 0-2 r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Kimball: Mathias Hennen (W) 6-6-1-1-3-2, Joey VonWohlde 1-0-0-0-0-1 … ACGC: David Kinzler (L) 6-5-3-3-4-5, Minnick 1-2-2-2-1-1



Springfield 14, BLHS 4

Springfield’s six-run first inning doomed Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart in a Tomahawk Conference game Thursday that was ended after the sixth inning.

BLHS’ Josh Swanson drove in two runs and Sam Nelson and Trey Weispfenning drove in the Mustangs’ two other runs.

BLHS    000 301 -  4  9 5 

Springfield          613 004 - 14 9 1 

HITTING – BLHS: Trey Weispfenning 1-2 rbi, Jake Pettit 1-3 r, Josh Swanson 1-3 rbi-2 r-2, Sam Nelson 1-2 rbi … Springfield: Alex Portner 2-4 rbi r-3, Jacob Vanderwerf 1-3 2b rbi-3 r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BLHS: Josh Swanson (L) 1-3-6-2-3-0, Pettit 4.2-6-8-4-6-1 … Springfield: Carter Erickson (W) 3-1-0-0-1-3


Ortonville 7, Hancock 4

Hancock fell behind early and couldn’t make up the difference in a Pheasant Conference game Thursday in Hancock.

Taylor Holleman, Phillip Schaefer and Justin Miller had the Owls’ base hits.

The Owls play host to Dawson-Boyd at 4:30 p.m. today.

Ortonville            502 000 0 - 7 8 4 

Hancock               000 310 0 - 4 3 4 

HITTING – Ortonville: DeWitt 2-4 r-2 … Hancock: Taylor Holleman 1-4 r-2, Phillip Schaefer 1-2, Justin Miller 1-4 rbi r

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Ortonville: Isaac Cloos (W) … Hancock: Holleman (L) 7-8-7-5-5-4

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