Baseball: Litchfield Dragons lose to unbeaten Norwood-Young America

Raiders put up 12 hits in 10-5 victory on Tuesday

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LITCHFIELD — Norwood-Young America remains perfect at 8-0 following a non-conference win Tuesday against Litchfield in a baseball game at Optimist Park.

The Raiders’ Austin Dent was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two RBIs. Brayden Kohls also had three hits along with a pair of runs.

Hunter Schultz was the Dragons’ top hitter, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a run and two stolen bases. Jack McCann was also 2-for-3, scoring a pair of runs in the loss.

Litchfield is on the road for a Wright County Conference doubleheader at 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Dassel-Cokato in Dassel.

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Late Tuesday

NYA 10, Litchfield 5

NYA   103   400   2-10   12   1
Litchfield     040   001   0-5   8   2
Hitting - NYA: Hunter Neubarth 1-5 2b r, Jack Bursey 1-4 r rbi bb, Brayden Kohls 3-4 2b r-2, Bennet Molva 0-1 r bb-2, Austin Dent 3-4 r-2 rbi-3, Benjamin Schefers 2-4 hr r-2 rbi-3, Quinn Eischens 1-3 2b rbi-2 hbp, Alex Petersen 1-3 … Litchfield: Anthony Estrada 2-4, Connor Taber 1-4 r, Bradley Larson 1-4 r, Jack McCann 2-3 3b r-2 sb, Hunter Schultz 2-3 r rbi-2 sb-2, Ashton Sullivan 0-2 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - NYA: Dent (W) 7-8-5-4-2-6 … Litchfield: Owen Carlson (L) 5-10-8-5-2-7, Schultz 2-2-3-2-1-1

Joe Brown is a sports reporter for the West Central Tribune.

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