Town Ball: Late homer lifts Sacred Heart Saints past Willmar Rails

Jeremy Hinderks' home run in the top of the 10th inning helps Sacred Heart to the amateur baseball victory at Willmar

WILLMAR -- Jeremy Hinderks homered with one out in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Sacred Heart Saints past the Willmar Rails, 5-3 late Wednesday in an amateur baseball game.

Jacob Grund also drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the top of the 10th for an insurance run for Sacred Heart.

Trent Novotny, Tyler Froland and Hinderks all chipped in with two hits apiece for the Saints.

Willmar led 3-0 through three innings.

The Rails got two hits apiece from Gunnar Banks, Adam Herman and Caleb Owens.


Jack Baumgart went eight strong innings for Willmar, striking out seven and walking one. He scattered nine hits, allowing three earned runs.

Hinderks, who went the final two innings, got the win.

Sacred Heart 000 120 000 2-5 10 2
Willmar 201 000 000 0-3 8 1
Hitting - Sacred Heart: Trent Novotny 2-5 r 2b sb, Nate Hebrink 1-5, Tyler Froland 2-5 r-2 sb, Jeremy Hinderks 2-5 r rbi hr, Mike Kuschel 1-4 rbi-2 hbp, Mike Johnson 0-3 r hbp-2 sb, Trent Kjersten 1-4, Ayden Gustafson 1-4, Jacob Grund 0-4 rbi … Willmar: Jayden Dierenfeld 0-5 r, Gunnar Banks 2-5 r, Jack Baumgart 1-4 rbi, Zak Madsen 1-5 rbi, Jordan Steffer 0-3 r, Adam Herman 2-3, Caleb Owens 2-4 rbi.
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Sacred Heart: Froland 4-6-3-2-3-3, Kjersten 4-1-0-0-4-4, Hinderks (W) 2-1-0-0-0-3 … Willmar: Baumgart 8-9-3-3-1-7, Madsen (L) 0.2-1-1-1-0-1, Elijah Aker 0.1-0-1-1-2-1, Bryan Weidemann 0.1-0-0-0-1-0
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