Baseball roundup: KMS Fighting Saints blank Ashby Arrows, 9-0

Baseball report for Friday, May 27, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg gets 19-strikeout effort from Alex Call, who tosses a two-hitter, as it wraps up the regular season with a 17-1 record.

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SUNBURG — The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg baseball team wrapped up the regular season Friday evening and did so impressively.

KMS beat Ashby 9-0 in a non-conference game at Willy Reigstad Field.

Senior left-hander Alex Call led the way, tossing a two-hit shutout. He struck out 19 and walked no one. Torin Olson and Kellen Dahlen managed hits for the Arrows.

Wylee Lottman led the Fighting Saints, going 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, three runs and two RBIs. Call was 2-for-2 with a double, a run, three RBIs and two sacrifice flies.

KMS (17-1) starts Section 6A-South play Tuesday. Seeds have yet to be announced.


KMS 9, Ashby 0

Ashby    000   000   0-0   2   3
KMS      103   023   x-9   12   0
Hitting - Ashby: Torin Olson 1-3, Kellen Dahlen 1-2 … KMS: Isaac Rudningen 2-4 r-2, Wylee  Lottman 3-4 r-3 rbi-2 2b hr, Jared Cortez 0-4 r, Alex Call 2-2 r rbi-3 2b sf-2, Jaiden Henjum 2-3 r-2 rbi-2 bb 2b sb, E. Zimmer 2-4 rbi-2, C. Magaard 1-2 bb-2 2b
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Asby: Evan Paulsen (L) 2.1-74-3-0-1, Olson 2.2-1-2-1-3-2, Dahlen 1-4-3-3-0-0 … KMS: Call (W) 7-2-0-0-0-19

USA 6, BBE 4

Upsala/Swanville Area remained unbeaten with the non-conference victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa late Thursday at Upsala.

For BBE, Ashton Dingmann went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run and a stolen base. Tanner Shelton was 1-for-3 with a home run and Blaine Fischer went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

BBE     010   102   0-4   7   0
USA      100   401   x-6   10   1
Hitting - BBE: Will Van Beck 0-4 sb, Blaine Fischer 2-4 rbi 2b, Gavin Kampsen 0-3 bb, Ashton Dingmann 2-3 r bb 2b sb, Casey Lenarz 0-3 bb, Luke Dingmann 0-3 rbi sf, Tanner Shelton 1-3 hr r rbi hbp, Luke Illies 1-3 r, Easton Hagen 1-2 r rbi 2b hbp … USA: Lampert 0-3 r hbp sb, Shane Lambrecht 2-4 rbi, Cooper Thieschafer 2-4 rbi, Harren 1-3 r, Primus 2-3, Mugg 0-2 r bb, Johannes 2-3 r rbi-2 2b hr, Biniek 1-3 r rbi-2 2b, Ripplinger 0-0 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - BBE: Talen Kampsen 3.1-5-4-4-1-2, Hagen (L) 2.2-5-2-2-0-2… USA: Ripplinger (W) 4-3-2-2-2-1, Harren (Sv) 3-4-2-1-1-0

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