Prep Baseball: Soine homer propels NLS

FOLEY -- Kevin Soine hit his second home run in as many days to lift New London-Spicer to a 6-5 win over Foley in West Central North Conference baseball action Friday.

FOLEY -- Kevin Soine hit his second home run in as many days to lift New London-Spicer to a 6-5 win over Foley in West Central North Conference baseball action Friday.

Soine hit a three-run blast to right field with one out in the top of the seventh inning. Shawn Hatlestad singled and Brandon Lang drew a walk to set the table for Soine, who also hit a three-run home run Thursday against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa.

Soine also doubled for the Wildcats (6-8, 8-8).

Tanner Tobkin picked up the win in relief, getting the last five outs without giving up a hit or a walk.

Sam Keeler had two hits and two RBI for Foley (5-8, 6-10).


NLS 6, Foley 5

NLS (6-8, 8-8) 111 000 3 -- 6 7 2

Foley (5-8, 6-10) 131 000 0 -- 5 6 2

HITTING - New London-Spicer: Kevin Soine 2-for-4, 2b, 3-run HR, 3 rbi; Tanner Tobkin 2-for-4; Shawn Hatlestad 1-for-3; Jack Schwaegerl 1-for-4, 2b, rbi; Mitch Ejnik 1-for-3 ... Foley: Sam Keeler 2-for-2, 2 rbi; Trevor Kampa 1-for-3, rbi; Joe Bollig 1-for-1; Nolan Winterby 1-for-3; Keith Thell 1-for-4

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- New London-Spicer: Jack Schwaegerl 5Zc-6-5-4-7-4; Tanner Tobkin (W) 1Xc-0-0-0-0-0 ... Foley: Mike Plante (L) 6Zc-6-5-4-3-2; Zach Jackson Xc-1-1-1-0-0

Camden RTR 7, KMS 5

Russell-Tyler-Ruthon scored four times in the fifth inning to rally past Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.

KMS made three of its five errors in the fifth inning.


The Fighting Saints rallied for three runs in the seventh and had the bases loaded when Bryan Schlagel drove a deep fly ball to center field that was caught against the fence to end the game.

Jonah Johnson went 3-for-4 with an RBI for KMS (7-5, 10-7). Lee Keil drove in two runs.

KMS (7-5, 10-7) 000 020 3 -- 5 6 5

RTR (5-7, 6-9) 200 041 x -- 7 9 3

HITTING - KMS: Jonah Johnson 3-for-4, rbi; Lee Keil 1-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Bryan Schlagel 1-for-3, 2b, rbi; Jordan Helms 1-for-4 ... Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Jason Minett 2-for-4; Mitch LaRock 2-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- KMS: Bryan Schlagel (L) 4Zc-5-5-2-2-3, Jonah Johnson 1Xc-4-2-1-0-1 ... Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: Kyle Minett (W) 7-6-5-1-4-5

Central Minnesota

Game One


BBE 8, Rockford 3

Kevin Kuefler hit a two-run double in the fourth inning as the Jaguars took a 6-1 lead.

Kuefler, Travis Westaby and Brandon Roelike had two hits each.

Josh Klonne had two hits to lead the Rockets.

Rockford 010 011 0 -- 3 6 3

BBE 020 402 x -- 8 11 1

HITTING - Rockford: Josh Klonne 2-for-3; Dylan Olafson 1-for-3, rbi ... BBE: Travis Westaby 2-for-3; Nathan Thielen 1-for-3; Kevin Kuefler 2-for-4, 2b, 2 rbi; Brandon Roelike 2-for-4, 2b; Brandon DeKok 1-for-3; Brady Weller 1-for-3; Brady Koehler 1-for-3; Kirby Montbriand 1-for-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Rockford: Ryan Diedrich (L) 7-11-8-6-2-4 ... BBE: Brady Weller (W) 7-6-3-3-4-7


Game Two

BBE 17, Rockford 11

BBE held a 6-1 lead after five innings, then the teams combined for 12 runs in the sixth.

Holding an 11-8 lead, the Jaguars scored six runs in the seventh, helped by a two-run double from Brandon Roelike and a two-run single from Kevin Kuefler.

Roelike also hit a two-run double in the fifth.

BBE (6-8, 7-10) 030 035 6 -- 17 12 3

Rock (3-7, 5-10) 000 017 3 -- 11 10 5

HITTING - BBE: Nathan Thielen 1-for-3, 3 runs; Kevin Kuefler 2-for-3, 3 runs, 3 rbi; Brandon Roelike 3-for-5, 2 2b's, 4 rbi; Brandon DeKok 2-for-5, 2 rbi; Brady Weller 1-for-5; Brady Koehler 1-for-3; Darren Wander 2-for-4 ... Rockford: Landon Auld 2-for-4; Ryan Diedrich 2-for-2; Josh Klonne 2-for-2


PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- BBE: Kirby Montbriand 5Xc-7-8-4-4-4; Kevin Kuefler 1-2-3-3-4-1; Darren Wander Zc-1-0-0-0-1 ... Rockford: Josh Green 5-8-6-4-3-3; John Redepenning (L) 2-4-11-6-4-0


Litchfield 9, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 7

Aaron Valiant in the first inning and Matt Spreiter in the fifth hit two-run singles for Litchfield (10-6).

Brady Smith added an RBI double in the fourth. Shane Gutormson drove in a run in the second and Brian Malepsy had an RBI single in the fifth for the Dragons.

Smith struck out 10 to shake off giving up 10 hits and five earned runs to pick up the win in a complete-game performance.

Z-M (12-3) 020 010 4 -- 7 10 3

Litchfield (10-6) 320 130 x -- 9 8 2


HITTING - Zumbrota-Mazeppa: Ryan Paukert 2-for-3, 2b, 2 runs; Justin Cole 2-for-4, 2 2b's, 2 runs, 2 rbi; Decker Stanton 2-for-4, 2b, rbi; Bryant Grover 2-for-4, rbi ... Litchfield: Matt Spreiter 1-for-2, 2 rbi; Shane Gutormson 1-for-4, rbi; Brady Smith 2-for-3, 2b, rbi; Aaron Valiant 1-for-4, 2 rbi; Tyler Kielty 1-for-3; Brian Malepsy 1-for-2, rbi; Kenny Peterson 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) -- Zumbrota-Mazeppa: Josh Shirley (L) 3-4-5-4-5-1, Ryan Paukert 2-4-4-2-1-2, Bryant Grover 1-0-0-0-0-1 ... Litchfield: Brady Smith (W) 7-10-7-5-2-10

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