Willmar teams go 1-1 versus Marshall

Legion Post 167 wins at home but VFW Post 1639 falls on road

WILLMAR — Drey Dirksen and Caleb Ditmarson hit home runs and Jayden Dierenfeld and Andy Schultz both drove in a pair of runs as Willmar defeated Marshall 9-3 on Monday.

Ditmarson had two hits and drove in three runs and Dirksen also had two hits and scored three runs. Jack Roehl also had two hits

Tanner Bauman worked four innings of hitless relief and struck out eight to get the win.

Willmar 9,

Marshall 3

Marshall 021 000 0-3 2 1
Willmarl 201 105 x-9 12 1
Hitting - Marshall: J. Mernaugh 1-3 rbi r … Willmar: Tanner Bauman 1-3, Gunnar Banks 0-4 rbi r, Jayden Dierenfeld 2-4 2b rbi-2 r-2, Drey Dirksen 2-2 hr rbi r-3, Caleb Ditmarson 2-3 hr rbi-3 r, Andy Schultz 1-4 rbi-2, Ashton Gregory 1-3 r, Bryan Weidemann 1-1 2b, Jack Roehl 2-3 r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Marshall: K Welvaert (L) 5.2-12-9-9-2-1, Z Olsen 0.1-0-0-0-0-0 … Willmar: Brady Bauman 3-2-3-1-3-3, Tanner Bauman (W) 4-0-0-0-1-8


VFW Baseball

Marshall 9,

Willmar 3

Marshall opened a big lead early in the game and Willmar VFW Post 1639 couldn’t generate the offense to stay close in a 9-3 loss on Monday in Marshall.

Marshall scored twice in both the first and second innings, then put the game on ice with a four-run third.

Willmar’s Sam Raitz had two hits and drove in a run and Zach Schultz and Andrew Baumgart drove in Post 1639’s other runs.

Ian Koosman stopped the Marshall scoring train, allowing a run on three hits in 3-2/3 innings of relief.

Willmar 000 021 0-3 10 4
Marshall 224 001 x-9 9 0
Hitting - Willmar: Sam Raitz 2-3 rbi, Zach Schultz 1-2 rbi, Andrew Baumgart 0-4 rbi, Jett Salonek 1-4, Sam Etterman 2-4, Asaiah Smith 1-3 r, Joe Price 1-2 r, Chase Dirksen 1-3, Ian Koosman 1-2 r … Marshall: Charlie Jacobson 3-4 2b rbi-2, Jack Bly 1-4 2b rbi r, Jaden Pearcy 1-4 3b rbi r
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar: Raitz (L) 2.1-6-8-4-4-0, Koosman 3.2-3-1-1-2-1 … Marshall: Cole Felcyn (W) 5.1-10-3-3-2-3, Pearcy 1-0-0-0-0-2

Amateur Baseball

Raymond 17,

Willmar 2

Tyler Steen hit two home runs, a double and drove in four runs to lead Raymond to a win over the Willmar Rails on Sunday.


The Rockets’ John Sawatzky also homers and drove in two runs and Brett Swanson hit two doubles and drove in four runs.

Raymond 213 500 6-17 17 1
Willmar 000 110 0-2 8 4
Hitting - Raymond: Mike Jeseritz 1-5 r-2, Tyler Steen 4-4 hr-2 2b rbi-4 r-3, Justin Koenen 0-4 rbi, Jordan Smith 2-2 rbi r-2, John Sawatzky 2-3 hr rbi-2 r-3, Calvin Kosminskas 2-3 2b rbi r-2, Noah Buseman 1-2 rbi-2 r, Eric Hulterstrum 1-5 r, John Broman 1-3 r, Jose Rosario 1-2, Brett Swanson 2-4 2b-2 rbi-4 r … Willmar: Jack Baumgart 2-4 r, Drey Dirksen 2-3, Brayden Sunder 1-4 r, Sam Vreeman 1-3 2b rbi, Jayden Dierenfeld 1-3, Gunnar Banks 1-3 rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Raymond: Cole Christianson (W) 5-8-2-2-1-5, Rosario 2-0-0-0-1-1 … Willmar: Matt Flaig (L) 4-13-11-8-1-1, Tanner Thunstedt 3-4-6-6-5-0

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