Central Minnesota Town Ball Report: Avon claims Victory League South

Back for a seventh season at 1390 Granite City Sports with your weekly amateur baseball (Town Team) baseball reports. Including game summaries, upcoming schedules, league standings, tournament summaries and an occasional special interest feature. The plan is to continue to include: Lakewood League/Section 2B, Central Valley League, Sauk Valley League, Victory League South and Stearns County, New London-Spicer and Paynesville Pirates of the County Line League teams throughout their league playoffs, regional and state tourney games. Check out the Minnesota Amateur Baseball website for additional information: http://www.mnbaseball.org

SECTION 2B GAMES

(Nic Bell Tournament/7 Inning games)

COLD SPRING SPRINGERS 6, SOBIESKI SKIS 2

The Springers defeated the Section 2B rivals the Skis, they collected 11 hits, including a pair of doubles to give their pitchers great support. Righty Nick Pennick started on the mound for the Springers, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up just four hits, two runs, issued four walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Veteran right-hander Zach Femrite closed it out with one inning of relief, he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Springers’ offense was led by Joe Dempsey, he went 2-for-3 for an RBI and he scored a run. Drew Bulson went 1-for-2 with a double for an RBI and he earned a walk. Pennick went 1-for-2 for three RBIs and he earned a walk and Jeron Terres went 2-for-4 with a double and he scored a run. Veteran Brad Olson went 2-for-4 and he scored two runs and Garrett Fuchs went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Nate Hinkemeyer went 1-for-1 and Jack Arnold earned a walk and Alex Jungels scored a run. 

The Skis’ starting pitcher Scott Litchy threw 3 2/3 innings, he was the pitcher of record. He gave up six hits, four runs, three walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Tom Miller threw 2 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up four hits, two runs, one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Skis’ offense was led by Joey Hanowski, he went 1-for-4 for an RBI and Beau Hanowski went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Matt Baier went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Josh Wenzel went 1-for-3. Litchy had a sacrifice, Dusty Parker was hit by a pitch and Tyler Jendro and Riley Hirsch both earned walks. 

MOORHEAD MUDCATS 13, COLD SPRING SPRINGERS 6

The Mudcats defeated their Section 2B rivals the Springers, backed by 18 hits, including five doubles. Gabe Duncan started on the mound for the Mudcats, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up seven hits, four runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Tanner McBain threw two innings in relief, he gave up one hit, two runs, two walks and he recorded a strikeout. 

The Mudcats were led on offense by Brett Erickson, he went 5-for-5 with two doubles and a sacrifice fly for five RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Ryan Vanmoer went 2-for-5 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a run. Josh Schmidt went 3-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Max Boran went 3-for-5 for an RBI and he scored a run and Noah Pryon went 2-for-4 with a double and a sacrifice for an RBI and he scored a run. Tom Horan went 1-for-5 for two RBIs, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored a run. Ben Swanson went 1-for-6 for an RBI and he scored a run, Alex Erickson went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs and Toby Sayles earned three walks and he scored three runs. 

The Springers’ George Loxtercamp started on the mound, he threw five innings, he gave up seven hits, four runs, two walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Sean Terres threw two innings in relief, he gave up seven hits, seven runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Jack Arnold threw one inning in relief, he gave up three hits, two runs and he recorded a strikeout. 

The Springers’ offense was led by Joe Dempsey, he went 2-for-5 with a double for an RBI and Zach Femrite had a sacrifice fly and he was credited for three RBIs. Nick Pennick went 2-for-4 and he scored a run and Drew Bulson went 1-for-2, he earned two walks and he scored two runs and Garrett Fuchs went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Jeron Terres went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a two runs and Brad Olson went 1-for-4 and he earned a walk. 

MOORHEAD BREWERS 19, BRAINERD BEES 0 (5 Innings)

The Brewers defeated their Section 2B rivals the Bees, backed by 15 hits. Their starting pitcher Ryan Olson threw four innings to earn the win, he gave up just one hit and he recorded six strikeouts. Cole Christensen threw one inning in relief, he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Brewers’ offense was led by Jayse McLean, he went 3-for-3 with a triple and a double for six RBIs, he earned two walks, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Joe Hallock went 1-for-4 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Matt Oye went 1-for-2 for three RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs. Chandler Ibach went 1-for-2 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored two runs and Denver Blinn went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he was hit by a pitch. Tanner Adam went 2-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored three runs and Chris Clemenson went 2-for-2 with a double and he scored a run. Nick Salentine went 1-for-3 for an RBI, he earned two walks and he scored three runs. Brandt Kolpack went 1-for-1 for two RBIs and Kyle Kingsley went 1-for-1 for an RBI and he scored a run. Mike Peschel went 1-for-3 and he scored a run, Grant Wehseler earned three walks and he scored three runs and Jeremy Peschel earned a walk and he scored a run. 

The Bees’ starting pitcher Grant Toivonen threw 1 1/3 inning, he gave up three hits, eleven walks and nine walks. Tim Martin threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit and he recorded a strikeout.

MOORHEAD BREWERS 7, MOORHEAD MUDCATS 0

The Brewers defeated their Section 2B rivals the Mudcats, with good defense and timely hitting. The Brewers’ starting pitcher Brook Lyter threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up six hits and he recorded five strikeouts. Ryan Olson threw two innings in relief, he issued one walk and he recorded four strikeouts. Nick Salentine threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit, issued one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Brewers’ offense was led by Tanner Adam, he went 1-for-3 for two RBIs and he scored a run. Joe Hallock went 1-for-2 with a double for an RBI, he earned two walks and he scored two runs and Brandt Kolpack went 2-for-4 and he scored a run. Matt Oye went 1-for-5 for an RBI and a stolen base and Salentine earned three walks, was credited with two RBIs and he had a pair of stolen bases. Denver Blinn went 1-for-4 and he earned a walk and Grant Wehsler went 1-for-2 and he earned a pair of walks. Chandler Ibach earned two walks and he scored a run, Mike Peschel earned a walk and he had a stolen base. Jayse McLean, Jeremy Peschel and Chris Clemenson all earned a walk. 

The Mudcats’ starting pitcher Ty Syverson threw five innings, he gave up six hits, six runs, seven walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Kody Lundgren threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit and one walk. Jack Naugle threw 1 2/3 inning, he gave up one run, six walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Tanner McBain threw 2/3 of an inning, he gave up one run, four walks and he recorded one strikeout and Mason Penske retired the one batter he faced. 

The Mudcats’ offense was led by Brett Erickson, he went 1-for-4 with a double and Tommy Horan went 2-for-4. Ben Swanson, Matt Pietsch, Mason Penske and Cooper Tietz went 1-for-4 and Toby Sayles earned a walk. 

EAST GRAND FORKS MASS 6, SOBIESKI SKIS 3

The Mass defeated their Section 2B foe the Skis, backed by 11 hits, including a home run and a pair of doubles. Yadiel Ortiz started on the mound, he threw three innings, he gave up one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. Reed Hjelle threw four innings, he gave up five hits, three runs, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Mass were led on offense by Reed Hjelle, he went 2-for-3 with a home run and a sacrifice fly for three big RBIs and Neil Nagle went 3-for-4 with a double for three RBIs. Jake Hjelle went 3-for-4 with a stolen base and he scored three runs and Scott Mortenson went 2-for-3 with a double, a sacrifice bunt and he had a stolen base. Carter Block went 1-for-4 and he scored a run and Brandon Kresl was hit by a pitch and Tom Hokanson scored a run. 

The Skis’ starting pitcher Tyler Jendro threw four innings, he gave up six hits, three runs and he recorded six strikeouts. Dusty Parker threw three innings, he gave up five hits, three runs and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Skis’ offense was led by Zach Opatz, he went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice fly for an RBI and Riley Hirsch went 1-for-3 for an RBI, Jake Kapphehn had a sacrifice fly for an RBI and Jendro went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Matt Baier went 1-for-1, he earned a walk, had a sacrifice bunt and he scored a run, Alex Gwost scored a run and Zach Gwost went 1-for-1. 

EAST GRAND FORKS MASS 7, BRAINERD BEES 1

The Mass defeated their Section 2B foe the Bees, backed by nine hits, including a home run and a double. Clark Peterson started on the mound, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up just two hits, one run, three walks and he recorded a pair of strikeouts. Neil Nagle threw one inning in relief, he recorded one strikeout.

The Mass’ offense was led by TJ Hokanson, he went 2-for-3 with a home run for three big RBIs and Jacob Hjelle went 1-for-3 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Carter Beck went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run and Reed Hjelle went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he scored a run. Yadi Ortiz had a sacrifice fly for an RBI and Neil Nagle went 1-for-2 and he scored a run. Scotty Mortenson went 1-for-3 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Brandon Kresl went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk, Parker Stroh went 1-for-3 and Jake Osowksi scored a run. 

The Bees’ starting pitcher Eric Martin threw a complete game, he gave up nine hits, seven runs, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. 

They were led on offense by Brian Voigt, who went 1-for-3 and Eli Roberts went 1-for-2. Phil Zinda was credited for an RBI, Joel Martin earned a walk and he scored a run. Colby Waitland earned a walk.

BRAINERD BEES 5, MOORHEAD MUDCATS 4

The Bees defeated their Section 2B rivals the Mudcats as they came from behind with a big ninth inning rally. They collected 11 hits to give their pitchers good support. 

The Mudcats’ starting pitcher Ty Syverson threw six innings, he gave up six hits, two runs, three walks and he recorded eight strikeouts. Noah Pilon threw 2/3 of an inning in relief, he gave up five hits, three runs and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Mudcats’ offense was led by Noah Pilon, he went 3-for-3 for an RBI and he scored a run and Alex Erickson went 1-for-3 for an RBI. Brett Erickson went 2-for-4 with a double and he scored a run and Ben Swanson went 2-for-4 and he scored a run. Max Boran went 1-for-3 and he scored a run and Ryan VanMoer was credited with an RBI. 

EAST GRAND FORKS MASS 10, COLD SPRING SPRINGERS 4

The Mass defeated their Section 2B foe, the Springers, backed by 12 hits. This gave the Mass a 3-0 record for the weekend in the Nic Bell Tournament. Victor Saucedo started on the mound, he gave up three hits and four runs. Conner Richardson threw five innings to earn the win, he gave up seven hits, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. Jake Osowksi threw two innings in relief, he gave up two hits, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Mass was led on offense by Neil Nagle, he went 3-for-5 with a double for four RBIs and Jacob Hjelle went 4-for-5 for an RBI, a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Reed Hjelle went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored a run. Scotty Mortenson went 2-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run and TJ Hokanson went 3-for-4 for an RBI, he had a stolen base and he scored a run. Coby Tweeten went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Yodi Ortiz went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk. Connor Beck went 2-for-4 and he scored two runs, Clark Peterson went 1-for-1 and he scored a run and Trey Lorimer and Parker Stroh both earned walks. 

The Springers’ starting pitcher Chris Butala threw 4 2/3 innings, he gave up eight hits, six runs, four walks and he recorded one strikeout. Justin Thompson threw 1 1/3 inning in relief, he gave up five hits, two runs, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. Drew VanLoy threw one inning in relief, he gave up four hits, two runs and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Springers’ offense was led by Bulson, he went 2-for-3 with a grand slam and he earned a walk. Thompson went 2-for-3 with a double and he earned a walk and Garrett Fuchs went 2-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Brad Olson went 2-for-5 and he scored a run. Joe Dempsey went 1-for-4 and he scored a run and VanLoy went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk. Jeron Terres went 1-for-4 with a stolen base, Nick Pennick went 1-for-4 and Butala was hit by a pitch. 

CENTRAL VALLEY LEAGUE 

KIMBALL EXPRESS 3,COLD SPRING ROCKIES 1

The Express defeated their Central Valley League rivals the Rockies, backed by seven timely hits, including a home run and a double. Lefty Zach Dingmann started on the mound for the Express, he threw eight innings to earn the win. He gave up five hits, one run, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Michael Hoffmann threw one inning to earn the save, he retired the three batters he faced. 

The Express’ offense was led by Scott Marquardt, he went 3-for-4 with a home run for three RBIs and Joe Pennertz went 2-for-4 with a double. Matt Dingmann went 1-for-3 with a stolen base and he scored one run and Cade Marquardt went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk. Austin Ruehle earned a walk and he scored a run and Max Tibbits was hit by a pitch. 

The Rockies’ Chris Sundmark started on the mound, he threw 3 2/3 innings, he gave up four hits, three runs, two walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Jordan Neu threw 1/3 of an inning, he recorded a strikeout. Eli Backes threw four innings in relief, he gave up three hits and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Rockies’ offense was led by Nick Skluzacek, he went 1-for-4 with a home run and Neu went 1-for-4 with a stolen base. Sam Distel went 2-for-4, Austin Dufner went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk and Tyler Lardy earned a walk. 

KIMBALL EXPRESS 9, WATKINS CLIPPERS 0

The Express defeated their Central Valley League rivals the Clippers, backed by 14 hits, including two home runs, a triple and a double. Veteran right-hander Ben Johnson started on the mound, he threw five innings to earn the win. He gave up just one hit, one walk and he recorded nine strikeouts. Lefty Matt Dingmann threw four innings in relief, he issued three walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Nick Gustafson threw one inning in relief, he gave up two hits and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Express’ offense was led by Adam Beyer, he went 2-for-3 with a home run for two RBIs and Johnson went 2-for-3 with a home run and he scored a pair of runs. Scott Marquardt went 2-for-4 with a triple for two RBIs and he scored a run and Joe Pennertz went 3-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a run. Matt Dingmann and Cade Marquardt both went 1-for-4, earned a walk and both scored a run and Brooks Marquardt went 1-for-3 and he scored a run. Michael Hoffman went 1-for-2 with a double, Max Tibbits went 1-for-4 and Zach Dingmann was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. 

The Clippers’ starting pitcher Xander Willner threw eight innings, he gave up 14 hits, nine runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Carter Block threw one inning in relief, he recorded one strikeout. 

They were led on offense by Carson Geislinger, he went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk, Lincoln Haugen went 1-for-4 and Kevin Kramer went 1-for-2. Armando Walker, Caden Nieman and Matt Johnson all earned a walk. 

COLD SPRING ROCKIES 3, LUXEMBURG BREWERS 1

The Rockies defeated their Central Valley League rivals the Brewers, backed by 10 hits and a pair of good pitching performances. Andrew Allar started on the mound for the Rockies, he threw 3 1/3 innings, he gave up just two hits and he recorded four strikeouts. The Rockies’ lefty Ryan Hennen was outstanding as he threw 5 2/3 innings to earn the win. He gave up just one hit, one run, issued one walk and he recorded eight strikeouts. 

The Rockies were led on offense by player/manager David Jonas, he went 2-for-4 for an RBI and Sam Distel went 1-for-3 for an RBI. Austin Dufner went 3-for-3 with a double and he scored a pair of runs. Jordan Neu went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored a run. Cal Kalthoff, Nick Skluzacek and Brady Linn all went 1-for-3. 

The Brewers’ starting pitcher Brady Kenning, a 17-year-old senior, had a good performance. He threw five innings, he scattered seven hits, he gave up two runs, issued one walk and he recorded four strikeouts. Lefty Austin Klaverkamp threw three innings in relief, he gave up three hits, one run and he recorded a pair of strikeouts. 

The Brewers’ offense was led by Reed Pfannenstein, he went 1-for-4 with an RBI and Derrick Orth went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk. Sam Iten went 1-for-3 and Casey Underwood scored a run. 

LUXEMBURG BREWERS 5, ST. NICHOLAS NICKS 2 (14 Innings)

The Brewers defeated their Central Valley League rivals the Nicks, backed by 10 hits, three runs in the top of the 14th to end this battle. The Brewers’ starting pitcher JT Harren threw eight innings, he gave up six hits, one run, one walk and he recorded six strikeouts. Brady Kenning threw five innings in relief, he gave up five hits, one run and he recorded two strikeouts. Veteran Sam Iten threw the final inning in relief to earn the win, he gave up one hit. 

The Brewers’ offense was led by Kenning, he went 1-for-3 for two RBIs and Isaac Matchinsky went 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly in the 14th for an RBI and he earned two walks. Iten went 2-for-5 with a sacrifice, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Derrick Orth went 2-for-6, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Ethyn Fruth went 2-for-7 and player/manager Cory Wenz went 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly and he scored a run. Luke Harren went 1-for-7 and Austin Klaverkamp earned two walks. Casey Underwood was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and DJ Kron earned a walk and he scored a run. 

The Nicks’ starting pitcher Andrew Bautch threw 8 1/3 innings, he gave up six hits, two runs and four walks. 

The Nicks’ offense was led by Alex Foehrenbacher went 1-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he had a sacrifice. Tanner Anderson went 1-for-4 with a double for an RBI and Dylan Rausch went 2-for-6. Damian Lincoln went 2-for-6 and Tanner Rausch went 2-for-5. Andrew Bautch went 1-for-4 and Michael Bautch earned a walk, had a sacrifice and he scored a run. Alex Faber and Conner Lincoln both went 1-for-5 and Cole Fuchs scored a run. 

WATKINS CLIPPERS 3, EDEN VALLEY HAWKS 0

The Clippers defeated their Central Valley League and Highway 55 rivals the Hawks, backed by eight hits, including three doubles. This gave veteran lefty Matt Geislinger great support. He threw nine innings, he gave up four hits, issued a pair of walks and he had five strikeouts. 

The Clippers were led on offense by Carter Block, he went 2-for-4 with two doubles for two RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Heath Kramer went 2-for-3 with a double and he earned a walk and Kevin Kramer went 1-for-4 with a stolen base. Carson Geislinger went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Brendan Ashton went 1-for-4. Gavin Mathies went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk, Lincoln Haugen earned a walk and Nolan Geislinger scored a run. 

The Hawks’ starting pitcher Ben Arends threw seven innings, he gave up seven hits, one run, three walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Nathan Geislinger threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit, two runs, three walks and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Hawks’ offense was led by Tanner O’Lean, Austin Berg and Matthew Pennertz all went 1-for-4. Travis Thelen went 1-for-3 with a stolen base, Austin Schlangen earned a walk and Ben Arends had a sacrifice. 

PEARL LAKE LAKERS 4, EDEN VALLEY HAWKS 0

The Lakers defeated their Central Valley League rivals the Hawks, backed by nine hits, including a pair of doubles. Right-hander Mitch Wieneke started on the mound, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up just one hit and he recorded four strikeouts. 

The Lakers were led on offense by Tommy Linn went 1-for-2 for an RBI and he earned a walk and Ryan Wieneke had two sacrifice flies for two big RBIs. Rudy Knotch went 2-for-4 with a double, a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Colton Fruth went 2-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt, stolen base and he scored a run and Chadd Kunkel went 1-for-2 with a double and he earned a walk. Max Fuchs went 1-for-3 with a stolen base and Justin Kunkel went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk. Derrick Garding went 1-for-1 and Ryan Heslop was hit by a pitch, had a pair of stolen bases and he scored a run.

The Hawks’ starting pitcher Austin Berg threw four innings, he gave up eight hits, four runs, one walk and he recorded one strikeout. Tanner Olean threw four innings in relief, he issued two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Ben Arends had a sacrifice bunt and Olean had a stolen base. 

PEARL LAKE LAKERS 3, ST. NICHOLAS NICKS 2 (10 Innings)

The Lakers defeated their Central Valley League rivals the Nicks, backed by eight hits. Rudy Knotch started on the mound, he gave up five hits, two runs, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. Justin Kunkel threw 4 1/3 innings to earn the win, he gave up one hit and he issued a pair of walks. 

The Lakers’ offense was led by Chadd Kunkel, he went 2-for-5 with a double for an RBI and Colten Fruth went 2-for-5 for an RBI and he had a stolen base. Max Fuchs had a sacrifice fly for an RBI, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored a run. Justin Kunkel went 2-for-4 with a triple and he earned a walk and Ryan Wieneke went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Mitchell Wieneke and Andy Linn both earned a walk and Knotch had a stolen base. 

The starting pitcher for the Nicks, Kevin Drontle, threw 5 1/3 innings, he gave up four hits, three walks and one run. Zach Koltes threw 4 2/3 innings in relief, he gave up four hits, two runs and he recorded five strikeouts. 

The Nicks’ offense was led by Andrew Bautch, he went 2-for-5 for an RBI and Mike Bautch was credited with an RBI and he earned a walk. Zach Koltes went 2-for-4 with a double and he earned a walk and Alex Foehrenbacher went 1-for-3, he was hit by a pitch and he had a sacrifice bunt. Tanner Anderson went 1-for-4 and he scored a run, Alex Faber and Jeff Lutgen both earned a walk. 

SAUK VALLEY LEAGUE 

ST. JOSEPH JOES 5, SARTELL MUSKIES 3

The Joes defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Muskies, backed by nine hits, including three doubles and a couple of spectacular plays by their outfielders that surely should make the highlights of the week. The Joes’ young lefty Isaac Benesch started on the mound, he threw six innings to earn the win. He threw 110 pitches, he gave up just three hits, three runs, five walks and he recorded eight strikeouts. Joey Atkinson threw three innings in relief to earn the save, he gave up two hits, four walks and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Joes’ offense was led by Joey Atkinson went 1-for-4 for two RBIs and Jackson Jangula went 1-for-5 for an RBI and he scored a pair of runs. Ben Alvord went 1-for-4 for an RBI and Hunter Blommer went 2-for-4 with a double. Brandon Bloch went 1-for-4 with a double and Nick Gill went 1-for-1 with a double and he scored a run. Tanner Aleshire went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Tanner Blommer went 1-for-4 and he scored a run. 

The Muskies’ starting pitcher lefty Johnny Schumer threw all nine innings, he gave up nine hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts, he threw 120 pitches.

The Muskies’ offense was led by Jake Sweeter, he went 2-for-5 for two RBIs and Brian Schellinger earned a walk and he was credited with an RBI. Cody Partch went 1-for-5 with a double and he scored a run and Rob Voshell went 1-for-4 with a double and he earned a walk. Ethan Carlson went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Andrew Deters earned three walks. Tim Burns earned two walks and he scored a run, Adam Schellinger was hit by a pitch and Dylan Notsch earned a walk. 

SARTELL MUSKIES 11, BIG LAKE YELLOW JACKETS 9 (7 Innings)

The Muskies defeated the Sauk Valley League rivals the Yellow Jackets, backed by 11 hits, including three doubles and a triple. Lefty Johnny Schumer started on the mound, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up nine hits, five runs and he recorded six strikeouts. Grant Mackenthun threw one inning in relief, he gave up four hits, four runs and he issued a walk. 

The Muskies’ offense was led by Andrew Deters, he went 2-for-4 with a triple for three RBIs and he scored a run. Tim Burns went 2-for-3 with a double for an RBI, a stolen base and he scored a run. Rob Voshell went 1-for-3 with a double for an RBI, he had a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Adam Schellinger went 1-for-2 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Jace Otto went 2-for-4 for an RBI and he scored two runs and Cody Partch went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he scored a run. Jake Sweeter had a sacrifice for an RBI, Brian Schellinger went 1-for-3 with a stolen base and he scored two runs and Ethan Carlson went 1-for-4 and he scored a run. 

The Yellow Jackets’ starting pitcher Matthew Chuba threw five innings, he gave up 11 hits, 11 runs, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. Dustin Wilcox threw the final inning in relief, he retired the three batters he faced. 

The Yellow Jackets’ offense was led by Brandon Holthaus, he went 2-for-4 with a home run for three RBIs and he scored two runs. Dustin Wilcox went 2-for-4 with two doubles for two RBIs and he scored a run. Sam Dokkebakken went 2-for-5 with a home run and Dustin Miller went 2-for-4, he had a stolen base and he scored three runs. Ben Busse went 1-for-4 with a double, Trey Teige went 1-for-1 with a double and he scored a run and Travis Hendrickson went 1-for-4. Tanner Teige went 2-for-4 and he earned a walk and Preston Schlegel was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. 

SARTELL MUSKIES 11, ROGERS RED DEVILS 3

The Muskies defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Red Devils, backed by 15 hits, including a home run and a pair of doubles. Veteran right-hander Adam Wenker started on the mound, he threw seven innings to earn the win. He gave up five hits, two runs, issued two walks and he recorded 13 strikeouts. Dylan Notsch threw two innings in relief, he gave up one hit, one run and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Muskies’ offense was led by veteran Tim Burns, he went 3-for-4 with two doubles for four RBIs and he scored a run. Jace Otto went 2-for-4 with a home run for three RBIs and Andrew Deters went 3-for-6 and he scored a run. Ethan Carlson went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he scored three runs and Grant Machkenthun went 1-for-2 for an RBI and he had a stolen base. Riley Ahrndt went 1-for-3 with two stolen bases and he scored a run and Dylan Notsch went 1-for-5 for an RBI and he scored a run. Braeden Dykhuizen went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, was hit by a pitch, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Cody Partch was hit twice by a pitch, he earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Brian Schellinger went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and he scored a run and Adam Schellinger and John Schumer both went 1-for-1 and scored a run. 

The Red Devils’ starting pitcher Logan Kimbler threw four innings, he gave up eight hits, one walk, four runs and he recorded two strikeouts. Luke Selken threw four innings in relief, he gave up seven hits, two walks, four runs and he recorded four strikeouts. 

The Red Devils’ offense was led by Bryan McCallum, he went 2-for-3 with a home run and a sacrifice for three RBIs. Ryan Davidson went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, two stolen bases and he scored a run. Luke Selken went 1-for-3 and he scored a run, Tyler Bjork earned a walk and he had a stolen base and Luke Welle earned a walk. Sam Ripley, Eric Simon and Logan Kimbler all went 1-for-4. 

SARTELL MUSKIES 6, FOLEY LUMBERJACKS 0

The Muskies defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Lumberjacks, backed by 13 hits, including four doubles. Veteran lefty David Deminsky started on the mound, he threw 7 2/3 innings to earn the win. He scattered five hits, issued two walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Max Koprek threw 1 1/3 innings in relief, he recorded a pair of strikeouts. 

The Muskies’ offense was led by Jace Otto, he went 2-for-4 with a double for three RBIs and he had a stolen base. Veteran Jake Sweeter went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI and Ethan Carlson went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run. Andrew Deters had a good game, he went 2-for-4 with a double, he earned a walk, had a pair of stolen bases and he scored two runs. Brian Schellinger went 1-for-2 with a double, he had a stolen base and he scored a run. Rob Voshell went 2-for-4 and he scored a run and Tim Burns had a sacrifice fly for an RBI. Cody Partch went 1-for-4, Adam Schellinger went 1-for-3, Carter Hemmesch went 1-for-1 and he scored a run and Riley Ahrndt earned a walk. 

The Lumberjacks’ starting pitcher Alex Dietl threw six innings, he gave up 10 hits, one walk, four runs and he recorded five strikeouts. Alex Foss threw one inning, he gave up a pair of hits. Kyle Kipka threw one inning in relief, he gave up a hit and two runs. 

The Lumberjacks’ offense was led by Tyler Midas, he went 1-for-3 with a double and he was hit by a pitch. Brandon Buesgens went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk and Joe Ziwicki went 1-for-3. Drew Beier and Wyatt Ziwicki both went 1-for-4, Mitch Loegering earned a walk and Kyle Kipka was hit by a pitch. 

FOLEY LUMBERJACKS 21, ROGERS RED DEVILS 4 (7 Innings) 

The Lumberjacks defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Red Devils, backed by 15 hits, including six doubles. Righty Drew Beier started on the mound, he threw 3 1/3 innings to earn the win. He gave up three hits, four runs, one walk and he recorded four strikeouts. Crafty right-hander Mike Beier threw 3 2/3 innings in relief, he gave up four hits, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts.

The Lumberjacks were led by Sam Keeler, he went 3-for-4 with two doubles for six RBIs and he scored three runs. Rich Rassmussen went 3-for-4 with a double for four RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored three runs. Joe Ziwicki went 4-for-5 with three doubles for two RBIs and he scored two runs. Brandon Beugens went 2-for-3 for three RBIs, he was hit twice by a pitch and he scored four runs. 

Drew Beier went 2-for-3 for two RBIs and he earned a walk and Mike Beier went 1-for-1 and he scored a run. Mitch Loegering earned three walks and he scored a three runs and Alec Foss was credited with an RBI, he earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Mitch Keeler scored a pair of runs, Kyle Kipka earned a walk and he scored a run and Alec Dietl earned a walk. 

Rogers’ starting pitcher Adam Kruger was their pitcher of record. Bryan McCallum went 2-for-3  for three RBIs, he earned a walk, had a sacrifice and he scored a run. Ryan Davidson went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he had two stolen bases. Luke Selken went 1-for-3, with a sacrifice and he scored a run and Sam Ripley went 1-for-4. Eric Simon and Logan Kimbler both went 1-for-4, Tyler Bjork earned a walk and he had a stolen base and Luke Welle earned a walk. 

ST. JOSEPH JOES 12, MONTICELLO POLECATS 4

The Joes defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Polecats, backed by 11 hits and the big eighth inning, as they put up seven runs. The Joes’ starting pitcher Joey Atkinson threw eight innings to earn the win. He scattered seven hits, gave up four runs, three walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Isaac Benesh threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Joes’ offense was led by Tanner Aleshire, he went 2-for-5 for two RBIs and he scored a run and Isaac Benesh went 1-for-4 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Tanner Blommer went 1-for-3 for an RBI, he earned two walks, had a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Veteran Brandon Bloch had a good game, as he went 3-for-5 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Lucas Theisen went 1-for-5 for an RBI, two stolen bases and he scored two runs. Brandon Bissett went 3-for-5 for an RBI and he scored a run. Noah Bissett earned a walk, was credited for an RBI and he scored two runs, Andrew Rott was credited with an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Joey Atkinson was credited with an RBI and he scored a run. 

Polecats’ starting pitcher Wyatt Morrell threw three innings, he gave up five hits, one walk, four runs and he recorded one strikeout. Tanner Eckhart threw three innings in relief, he gave up three hits, one run, one walk and he recorded one strikeout. Andrew Manning threw 1 2/3 of an inning, he gave up two hits, seven runs, three walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Joe Tupy threw 1/3 of an inning, he gave up one hit. 

The Polecats’ offense was led by Isaac Frandsen, he went 2-for-4 for an RBI and a stolen base and Tupy went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run. Keenan Macek went 2-for-4 and Michael Revenig went 2-for-4 and he scored two runs. Hunter Kisner went 1-for-1, Jacob Schmitz earned a walk and he scored a run and Wyatt Morrell and Tanner Eckhart both earned a walk. 

ST. JOSEPH JOES 2, CLEAR LAKE LAKERS 1 (7 Innings)

The Joes defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Lakers, backed by a couple of timely hits, good defense and a walk off single. Lefty Isaac Benesh started on the mound, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up just three hits, one run, three walks and he recorded nine strikeouts. 

The Joes’ offense was led by Willie Willats, he went 1-for-2 with a double for an RBI and Jackson Jangula went 1-for-3 with a double. Tanner Aleshire had a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh and Brandon Bissett went 1-for-2, with a sacrifice bunt and he scored a run. Tanner Blommer earned a walk and he had a stolen base, Lucas Theisen earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a run and Brandon Bloch earned a walk. 

The Lakers’ starting pitcher Jordan Golombiecki threw 6 1/3 innings, he gave up just four hits, two runs, three walks and he recorded one strikeout. Their offense was led by Tyler Maurer, who went 1-for-3 and he scored their lone run and Matt Krepp went 1-for-3. Brett Knudsen went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk and Ryan Janzen, earned a walk, was hit by a pitch, had a stolen base and he had a sacrifice. 

ST. JOSEPH JOES 8, ROGERS RED DEVILS 7 (7 Innings) 

The Joes defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Red Devils, backed by 11 hits and four big runs in the bottom of the eighth. Tanner Aleshire started on the mound for the Joes, he threw four innings, he gave up four hits, three runs and one walk. Lukas Theisen threw three innings in relief to earn the win, he gave up four hits, four runs, four walks and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Joes’ offense was led by Joey Atkinson, he went 2-for-3 with a home run and he earned a walk for five big RBIs, he also scored a pair of runs. Jackson Jangula went 3-for-4 for an RBI, he had two stolen bases and he scored two runs. Brandon Bloch went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he earned a walk and Peyton Joos went 2-for-3 and he scored a run. Tanner Blommer went 1-for-3 and he scored a run and Tanner Aleshire went 1-for-2. Noah Bissett earned a pair of walks, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs and Lukas Theisen went 1-for-2. 

The Red Devils’ starting pitcher Luke Welle threw six innings, he gave up 11 hits, eight runs, four walks and he recorded one strikeout. They were led on offense by Logan Kimbler, he went 1-for-3 for two RBIs and he was hit by a pitch and Bryan McCallum went 1-for-2 for an RBI, he earned two walks and he scored a run.  Luke Selken went 2-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run. Noah Schenkle went 2-for-4 and he scored a run. Ryan Davidson went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored two runs and Eric Simon went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Sam Ripley was credited with an RBI and he scored a run and Tyler Bjork earned a walk.  

ST. JOSEPH JOES 14, BECKER BANDITS 10

The Joes defeated their Sauk Valley League rival the Bandits, there were 29 hits total in this game. The Joes had two huge innings, they put five runs in the fourth inning and five in the eighth inning. The starting pitcher for the Joes, lefty Tanner Aleshire, threw four innings, he gave up seven hits, five runs, three walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Lukas Theisen threw 4 1/3 innings in relief to earn the win. He gave up seven hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Joes were led on offense by Joey Atkinson, he went 3-for-4 with a home run for three RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs. Hunter Blommer went 3-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored a pair of runs. Ben Alvord went 2-for-5 for an RBI and he scored a run and Theisen went 1-for-2 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Brandon Bloch went 1-for-4 for two RBIs and he had a sacrifice and Tanner Blommer went 1-for-5 for two RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Jackson Jangula went 2-for-6 for an RBI and he scored a run Noah Bissett went 1-for-5 and he scored a run. Aleshire earned a walk, he was credited for an RBI and he scored a run, Willie Willats earned a walk and he scored a run and Brandon Bissett went 1-for-2 and he scored a run. 

The Bandits’ starting pitcher Matt Moe threw four innings, he gave up nine hits, nine runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Cam Fischer threw four innings in relief, he gave up six hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. 

The Bandits’ offense was led by Dalton Fouquette, he went 3-for-4 with a double for four RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored one run. Hunter Stulz went 3-for-4 with a home run for two RBIs, a stolen base and he scored three runs. Kreeden Blomquist went 1-for-5 with a double for two RBIs and a stolen base. Conner Rolf went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice fly for two RBIs, he earned a pair of walks and he scored two runs. Matt Moe went 2-for-5 with a double and Weston Schug went 2-for-5 and he scored a run. Matt Krenz went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored two runs, Mitch Louden went 1-for-5 and Joe Dolan had a sacrifice and he scored a run. 

MONTICELLO POLECATS 13, CLEARWATER RIVER CATS 3 (7 Innings)

The Polecats defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the River Cats, they collected 10 hits and were aided by 10 walks, including a triple and three doubles. Tanner Eckhart started on the mound, he threw three innings, he gave up three hits, one run and he recorded one strikeout. Hunter Kisner threw four innings in relief, he gave up four hits, two runs and he recorded six strikeouts. 

The Polecats were led on offense by Cole Bovee, he went 4-for-5 with two doubles for four RBIs. Isaac Frandsen went 1-for-3 with a double for two RBIs, he earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored three runs. Keenan Macek went 1-for-5 with a triple for three RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Jason Axelberg went 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly for an RBI, Ty Kline went 1-for-1 for an RBI and Aaron Wisecup was credited with an RBI. Michael Revenig went 1-for-3, he earned two walks, a stolen base and he scored two runs. Brayden Hanson went 1-for-4, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored three runs. Joe Tupy earned three walks and he scored a pair of runs and Eli Schaffer scored a run. Jon Affeldt earned two walks and Calvin Schmitz earned a walk. 

The River Cats’ starting pitcher Richard Thompson threw 1 1/3 inning, he gave up three hits, seven runs and six walks. Nick Proshek threw 5 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up seven hits, six runs, four walks and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The River Cats were led on offense by Cole Gueningsman, he went 1-for-4 with a home run and Jack Grell went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run. Tyler Carper went 1-for-3 for an RBI and Callan Henkemeyer went 1-for-3 with a double. Zach Schmidt went 1-for-3 and he scored a run, Justin Houge went 1-for-3 and Richard Thompson went 1-for-2. 

MONTICELLO POLECATS 5, CLEAR LAKE LAKERS 1 (7 Innings) 

The Polecats defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Lakers, backed by eight hits, and four big runs in the first inning. Michael Revenig started on the mound, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He scattered four hits, gave up one run and he recorded seven strikeouts. 

The Polecats’ offense was led by Braydon Hanson, he went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Jacob Schmidt went 2-for-3 for an RBI and he scored a run and Keenan Macek went 1-for-2 for an RBI, he earned a walk and a stolen base. Michael Revenig went 2-for-3 with a double and he scored a run and Jason Axelberg had a sacrifice fly for an RBI. Joe Tupy went 1-for-3 and he scored a run, Isaac Frandsen was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Jon Affeldt earned a walk and a stolen base. 

The Lakers’ Brett Knudsen started on the mound, he threw two innings, he gave up five hits, four runs and one walk. Blake Brown threw four innings, he gave up two hits, one run, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. Matt Korte threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Lakers’ offense was led by Justin Hagstrom, he went 1-for-3 for an RBI and Eric Faust went 1-for-2, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Jake Samuelson and Brett Knudsen both went 1-for-3 and Ryan Janzen had a sacrifice.  

MONTICELLO POLECATS 17, SARTELL STONE PONEYS 5 (7 Innings)

The Polecats defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Stone Poneys backed by 19 hits, including three doubles and seven players with multi-hit games. The Polecats’ starting pitcher Isaac Frandsen threw 6 2/3 innings to earn the win. He gave up six hits, five runs, five walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Michael Revenig threw 1/3 of an inning in relief, he retired the one batter he faced. 

The Polecats were led on offense by Brayden Hanson, he went 3-for-3 for four RBIs and he scored three runs. Jason Axelberg went 2-for-4 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Revenig went 3-for-5 for two RBIs and he scored three runs and Cole Bovee went 2-for-3 for two RBIs and he scored a run. Isaac Frandsen went 1-for-3 with a double for an RBI, he earned a walk, was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs. Joe Tupy went 2-for-2 with a double, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Evan Demars went 2-for-2 with a double and he scored a run and Keenan Macek went 2-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run. Calvin Schmitz went 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly for an RBI, Jon Affeldt went 1-for-4 and he scored two runs and Eli Schaffer earned a walk. 

The Stone Poneys’ starting pitcher Nathan Nierenhausen threw 2 1/3 innings, he gave up 13 hits and 10 runs. Michael Ashwill threw 2 2/3 innings, he gave up five hits, seven runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Jeff Amann threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit, one walk and he recorded a strikeout. 

The Stone Poneys’ offense was led by Josh Schaefer, he went 1-for-4 for an RBI and Amann went 1-for-1 for an RBI and he earned two walks. Pat Dolan went 1-for-1 for an RBI and Kalen Lewis went 1-for-4 and he scored a run. Nolan Hemmesch went 1-for-2, he scored a run and he had a stolen base and Michael Ashwill went 1-for-1. Dallas Haugen earned a pair of walks and he scored a run, Dylan Dezurik earned a walk and he scored a run and Max Overboe scored a run and he had a stolen base. 

BIG LAKE YELLOW JACKETS 13, ALBERTVILLE VILLAINS 3 (7 Innings) 

The Yellow Jackets defeated the Sauk Valley League foe the Villains, back by a good pitching performance. Preston Schegel threw three innings to earn the win. He gave up just four hits and he recorded fourteen strikeouts. Dallas Miller led the Yellow Jackets offense, he went 3-for-4. Tanner Teige, Will Boeckman and Sam Bokkelakken went 2-for-4. 

CLEAR LAKE LAKERS 10, CLEARWATER RIVER CATS 7

The Lakers defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the River Cats, backed by 14 hits and aided by 12 walks. Ryan Szymanski started on the mound for the Lakers, he threw seven innings to earn the win. He gave up ten hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. Mike Smith closed it out with two innings in relief, he gave up four hits, two runs, one walk and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Lakers’ offense was led by Ryan Janzen, he went 1-for-3 with a double for three RBIs and he earned a walk. Justin Hagstrom went 1-for-2 for an RBI, earned a walk, he was hit twice by a pitch and he scored two runs. Matt Korte went 1-for-4 with a double for an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Jordan Golombiecki earned three walks, scored two runs and he was credited with an RBI and Caleb Neeser earned two walks, scored a run and he was credited with an RBI. Eric Faust had a sacrifice fly for an RBI, he earned three walks and he scored a run and Blake Brown had a sacrifice fly for an RBI. Szymanski had a sacrifice fly for an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Mike Smith went 1-for-1. Jake Samuelson went 1-for-4, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a pair of runs. 

The River Cats’ starting pitcher Cory Schmidt threw 4 2/3 innings, he gave up three hits, eight runs, seven runs and he recorded one strikeout. Ty Carper threw 1 1/3 inning in relief, he recorded a pair of strikeouts. Nick Proshek threw one inning in relief, he gave up four walks, two runs and he recorded a strikeout. Cod Thiery threw the final inning in relief, he gave up two hits and he recorded a pair of strikeouts. 

The River Cats were led on offense by Cole Gueningsman, he went 3-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored two runs and Jordan Picka went 1-for-3 with a double and a sacrifice fly for two RBIs. Ty Carper went 3-for-4 for an RBI, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Cory Schmidt went 2-for-4 and he scored two runs. Callan Henkemeyer went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he earned a walk and Adam Smith went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he was hit by a pitch. Zach Schmidt went 2-for-5 and he scored a run, Richard Thompson went 1-for-4, Jack Grell earned a walk and Nick Proshek scored a run. 

SARTELL STONE PONEYS 4, BIG LAKE YELLOW JACKETS 3

The Stone Poneys defeated their Sauk Valley League rivals the Yellow Jackets, backed by six timely hits, including a home run and a double. Quinton Young started on the mound, he threw 6 2/3 innings to earn the win. He gave up eight hits, three runs, five walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Player/manager, lefty Jeff Amann closed it out as he threw 1/3 of an inning in relief to earn the save. He issued one walk and he recorded a strikeout. 

The Stone Poneys’ offense was led by Shawn Lindsay, he went 1-for-4 with a home run for three huge RBIs. Dylan Dezurick went 1-for-3 for an RBI and Teddy Fleming went 1-for-3 with a double and he scored a run. Josh Schaefer went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk and Amann went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk. Dallas Haugen went 1-for-4, Kalen Lewis earned two walks and he scored a run, Will Kranz earned a pair of walks and he scored a run and Dylan Gerdes scored a run.  

ST. JOSEPH JOES 14, SARTELL STONE PONEYS 4 (8 Innings)

(Note: This is a game played on July 12)

The Joes defeated their Sauk Valley League rival the Stone Poneys, backed by 11 hits to give their pitchers good support. Lefty Tanner Aleshire started on the mound for the Joes, he threw five innings to earn the win. He gave up nine hits, three runs, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Lukas Theisen threw three innings in relief, he gave up three hits, one run, three walks and he recorded four strikeouts. 

The Joes were led on offense by Andrew Weisser, he went 3-for-4 for three RBIs and he scored a run. Peyton Joos went 1-for-2 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Lukas Theisen went 1-for-4 for an RBI, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored two runs. Sam Schneider went 1-for-4 for an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Ben Alvord had a sacrifice fly, he earned two walks, scored two runs and he was credited with two RBIs. Tanner Blommer went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored two runs. Tanner Aleshire went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs and Jackson Jangula went 1-for-4, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Nick Gill earned a walk, he was credited with an RBI and he scored a run and Joey Atkinson was hit by a pitch and he was credited with two RBIs. Noah Bissett earned a walk and he scored a run and Willie Willats earned a walk. 

The Stone Poneys’ starting pitcher Reece Johnson threw six innings, he gave up nine hits, six runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Cam Knudsen gave up two hits, five runs and he issued two walks. Brandon Reinking threw 1/3 of an inning, he gave up two hits and three walks. Jeff Amann threw 1 2/3 innings, he gave up one run, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Stone Poneys’ offense was led by Cam Knudsen, he went 4-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Ted Fleming went 3-for-5 for an RBI and Brandon Hartwig went 2-for-4. Shawn Lindsay went 2-for-3, he earned a pair of walks and he scored a run. Kalen Lewis went 2-for-5 for an RBI and Josh Schaefer went 1-for-5 and he scored a run. Amann went 1-for-4 for an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run, Dylan Gerdes and Zack Overboe both earned walks. 

STEARNS COUNTY LEAGUE

FARMING FLAMES 9, NEW MUNICH SILVERSTREAKS 1

The Flames defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Silverstreaks, backed by 15 hits. Their starting pitcher, young right-hander Tylor Schroeder threw eight innings to earn the win. He scattered nine hits, gave up one run, issued three walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Veteran lefty Brad Mergen threw one inning in relief, he recorded one strikeout. 

The Flames offense had five players with multi-hit games, led by Ethan Navratil, he went 4-for-5 with a home run for two RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Will Mergen went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Isaac Nett went 2-for-5 for an RBI and he scored two runs and Taylor Fourre went 2-for-5 for an RBI and he scored two runs. Cody Fourre went 2-for-5 for two RBIs and Tylor Schroeder went 1-for-5 for an RBI, Nick Mergen went 1-for-4 with a double, he earned a walk, a stolen base and he scored a run and Aaron Eiynck wen 1-for-5 and he scored a run. 

The Silverstreaks’ starting pitcher Jim Thull threw seven innings, he gave up 11 hits, four runs, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. Will Funk threw one inning in relief, he gave up four hits, five runs and he recorded a strikeout. Nolan Sand threw one inning in relief, he recorded a strikeout. 

The Silverstreaks’ offense was led by Logan Funk went 2-for-4 for an RBI and Will Funk went 1-for-4 with a double and he earned a walk. Ty Reller went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and Jacob Hinnenkamp went 1-for-2 and he earned a walk. Adam Stangler and Hunter Rademacher both went 1-for-4, Nolan Sand went 1-for-1, Joe Stangler was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Chad Funk earned a walk. 

ST. MARTIN MARTINS 8, LAKE HENRY LAKERS 1

The Martins defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Lakers, backed by eight hits and a big five-run ninth inning. Veteran Ben Schroeder started on the mound for the Martins, he threw six innings to earn the win, he gave up eight hits, one run and he recorded three strikeouts. Scott Lieser threw two innings in relief, he recorded a pair of strikeouts and cousin Kyle Lieser threw the final inning in relief and he recorded a pair of strikeouts. 

The Martins’ offense was led by Bryan Schlangen, he went 2-for-4 with a home run for four RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored two runs. Scott Lieser went 2-for-4 for two RBIs and he scored a run and Scott Schlangen went 2-for-5. Kyle Lieser earned three walks and Michael Schlangen earned a pair of walks. Chas Hennen and Ryan Messer both went 1-for-1 and they scored a run. Nathan Schlangen and Matthew Schlangen both earned a walk, Tanner Arceneau earned a walk and he scored a run and Zach Moritz scored a run. 

The Lakers’ starting pitcher Carter Wessel threw five innings, he gave up four hits, three runs, seven walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Sam Hopfer threw four innings in relief, he gave up four hits, five runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Lakers’ offense was led by Sam Hopfer, he went 1-for-3 for an RBI and Nick Dingman went 2-for-4 and he scored their lone run. Levi Bast went 2-for-5, Grant Ludwig went 1-for-3 and Carter Wessel and Shane Kampsen both went 1-for-4. 

ELROSA SAINTS 10, LAKE HENRY LAKERS 3

The Saints defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Lakers backed by 12 hits including a pair of big home runs. Payton VanBeck started on the mound for the Saints, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up seven hits, three runs, four walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Cody Douvier threw three innings in relief, he gave up three hits and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Saints’ offense was led by Jackson Peter went 2-for-4 with a home run for four huge RBIs and Derek Wiener went 2-for-3 with a home run for four big RBIs and he scored two runs. Kevin Kuefler went 3-for-4 for an RBI and Will VanBeck went 2-for-3 and he scored a run. Ethan Vogt went 1-for-4 and he scored a run and Brandon Roelike went 1-for-3 and he scored a run. Edwin Martin went 1-for-1, Ryan Illies earned a walk and he scored a run. James Kuefler, Luke VanBeck and Gavin Kampsen all earned walks. 

The Lakers’ starting pitcher Grant Ludwig threw 5 2/3 innings, he gave up nine hits, six runs, two walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Tori Olmscheid threw 1 1/3 inning in relief, he gave up one hit, four runs and two walks. Sam Hopfer threw one inning in relief, he gave up two hits.

The Lakers’ offense was led by Matt Lieser, he went 1-for-2 for an RBI, Hopfer and Cooper Bast both went 1-for-3 for an RBI. Matt Quade went 2-for-4 and he scored a run and Carter Wessel went 2-for-5. Levi Bast went 2-for-3 and he earned a walk, Shane Kampsen went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Grant Ludwig earned two walks and he scored a run. 

ELROSA SAINTS 9, GREENWALD CUBS 6

The Saints defeated their Stearns County League rival the Cubs, backed by nine hits. Jackson Peter started on the mound, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up four hits, two runs, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. Luke VanBeck threw three innings in relief, he gave up five hits, four runs, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. 

The Saints were led on offense by Luke VanBeck, he went 2-for-4 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored three runs. Brandon Roelike went 2-for-3 for two RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a pair of runs. Will VanBeck went 1-for-4 for three RBIs and he earned a walk and Evan Wiener went 1-for-2 for an RBI, he earned a walk and he was hit by a pitch. Matt Schmitz went 1-for-2, he earned two walks, he was hit twice by a pitch and he scored two runs. James Kuefler went 1-for-4, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Kevin Kuefler went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Ryan Olmscheid was credited with an RBI and Jackson Peter had a stolen base and he scored a run. 

The Cubs’ starting pitcher Tyler Engelmeyer threw 5 2/3 innings, he gave up nine hits, nine runs, nine walks and he recorded nine strikeouts. Brett Engelmeyer threw 2 1/3 innings in relief, he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Cubs were led on offense by Tyler Engelmeyer, he went 3-for-5 for an RBI and he had a stolen base. Zach Ettel went 2-for-3 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Tyler Hoffman went 1-for-4 for an RBI and Brett Engelmeyer was hit by a pitch and he was credited for an RBI. Tyler Thomes went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Tyler Leukam went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored two runs, Henry Braun went 1-for-2 and Levi Feldewerd and Ethan Ettel both scored a run. 

RICHMOND ROYALS 2, GREENWALD CUBS 0

The Royals defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Cubs, backed by eight timely hits and good pitching performances. Veteran right-hander Blaine Athmann started on the mound, he threw seven innings to earn the win. He gave up just three hits, issued three walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Dalton Thelen threw two innings in relief to earn the save, he gave up one hit, one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Royals’ offense was led by Trent Gertken, he went 3-for-4 with a home run and Justin Schroeder went 2-for-4 with a double and he scored a run. Kyle Budde and DJ Schleicher both went 1-for-3 and Brady Klehr, Dusty Adams and Logan Aleshire all earned a walk. 

The Cubs’ starting pitcher Tyler Hoffman threw a complete game, he gave up seven hits, two runs, four walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Their offense was led by Levi Feldewerd, he went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice and Tyler Thomas went 1-for-3. Kegan Stueve went 1-for-4 and Zach Ettel went 1-for-3 and Tyler Leukam and Tyler Engelmeyer both earned a walk. 

NEW MUNICH SILVERSTREAKS 6, SPRING HILL CHARGERS 4

The Silverstreaks defeated their Stearns County League rival the Chargers, backed by seven timely hits and six walks. Lefty Ty Reller started on the mound for the Silverstreaks, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He scattered nine hits, gave up four runs, one walk and he recorded seven strikeouts. 

The Silverstreaks’ offense was led by Will Funk, he went 2-for-3 with a home run for two big RBIs, he earned a walk and he was hit by a pitch. Joe Stangler went 1-for-5 for a RBI and Adam Stangler went 1-for-3 with a double, he earned a walk, was hit by a pitch and he scored a pair of runs. Jacob Hinnenkamp went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he scored a run and Hunter Rademacher had a sacrifice fly for an RBI, he earned a pair of walks and he scored a run. Reller went 1-for-5, Logan Funk went 1-for-3, Chad Funk earned a pair of walks and Tanner Rieland scored a run. 

The Chargers’ starting pitcher, Carter Tschida threw 4 2/3 innings, he gave up three hits, three runs, four walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Jordan Welle threw 3 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up four hits, three runs and two walks. Eric Terres threw one inning in relief, he recorded a strikeout. 

The Chargers’ offense was led by Brent Terres, he went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run and Eric Terres went 1-for-3 for two RBIs and he had a sacrifice bunt. Reagan Nelson went 1-for-2 for an RBI and he scored a run and Austin Schoenberg went 2-for-3 and he earned a walk. Nathan Terres and Anthony Reverman both went 1-for-4 and each scored a run. Jordan Orbeck went 1-for-3 and Eric Schoenberg was hit by a pitch.  

ST. MARTIN MARTINS 3, ROSCOE RANGERS 2 (10 Innings)

The Martins defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Rangers, backed by eight timely hits and solid pitching performances. Bryan Schlangen started on the mound for the Martins, he threw six innings. He gave up five hits, one run, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Scott Lieser threw four innings to earn the win, he gave up two his, one run and he recorded six strikeouts. 

The Martins were led on offense by Zach Moritz, he went 2-for-4 for an RBI and Scott Schlangen and Jaylyn Arceneau both went 2-for-5 for an RBI. Michael Schlangen went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, two stolen bases and he scored a run. Kyle Lieser went 2-for-5 and Bryan Schlangen went 1-for-5 and he scored a run. Derek Koll earned a pair of walks, Avery Schmitz had a sacrifice bunt and Scott Lieser earned a walk. 

The Rangers’ starting pitcher, Dawson Hemmesch threw 9 1/3 innings, he gave up eight hits, three runs, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. They were led on offense by Brady Klingfus went 1-for-4 for an RBI and Chris Vanderbeek went 1-for-4 for an RBI. Brandon Schleper went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and he scored a run and Jordan Schleper went 1-for-2 and he earned two walks. Devon Savage went 1-for-4, Russell Leyendecker went 1-for-1 with a double and RJ Leyendecker went 1-for-1 with a double.  

FARMING FLAMES 12, ROSCOE RANGERS 0 (7 Innings)

The Flames defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Rangers, backed by 12 hits, including three home runs and a double. They did have a pair of big innings, they put up four runs in the second and five runs in the eighth innings. Right-hander Ethan Navratil started on the mound, he threw a complete game, he gave up just four hits, one walk and he recorded six strikeouts. 

The Flames were led by Isaac Nett, he went 2-for-5 with a home run for five RBIs and he had a stolen base. Taylor Fourre went 3-for-3 with a double for two RBIs, he had a stolen base and he scored three runs. Aaron Eiynck went 2-for-4 with a home run and he scored a pair of runs. Nick Mergen went 1-for-4 with a home run for two RBIs and Navratil went 1-for-4 for an RBI. Will Mergen went 1-for-3, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs and Tylor Schroeder went 1-for-4 and he scored a run. Hunter Mergen was credited for an RBI, Chad Mergen went 1-for-2 and he scored a run, Cody Fourre was hit by a pitch and Dylan Panick scored a run. 

The Rangers’ starting pitcher Brent Heinen threw 1 2/3 inning, he gave up six hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. Zach Mackedanz threw 4 2/3 innings in relief, he gave up six hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Rangers’ offense was led by Chris Vanderbeek, Devon Savage and Spence Evans all went 1-for-3. Zach Mackadenz went 1-for-2 and he was hit by a pitch, Russ Leyendecker earned a walk and Brandon Schleper was hit by a pitch. 

MEIRE GROVE GROVERS 8, SPRING HILL CHARGERS 5

The Grovers defeated their Stearns County League rivals the Chargers, backed by 12 hits, including a big run eighth inning and three doubles. Matt Imdieke started on the mound for the Grovers, he threw seven innings to earn the win. He gave up six hits, three runs, one walk and he recorded eight strikeouts. Ben Klaphake threw two innings in relief, he gave up two hits, two runs, three walks and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Grovers were led on offense by Josh Olmscheid, he went 2-for-3 with a double for two RBIs and he earned a walk and Jordan Klaphake went 3-for-4 for two RBIs. Alex Welle went 2-for-5 for three RBIs and Josh Roelike went 2-for-3 with a double, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs. Tyler Moscho went 2-for-5 and he scored a run and Tanner Klaphake went 1-for-4 with a double, he earned a walk and he scored  two runs. Andrew Welle earned three walks, Ryan Olmscheid was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Gabe Schwieters scored a run. 

The Chargers’ starting pitcher Austin Schoenberg threw seven innings, he gave up 10 hits, four runs and he recorded six strikeouts. Anthony Reverman threw one inning in relief, he gave up two hits, three runs and two walks. 

The Chargers’ offense was led by Eric Terres, he went 4-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored two runs. Eric Schoenberg was credited with two RBIs and Reverman went 1-for-4 for an RBI. Austin Schoenberg went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Reagan Nelson went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk and Jordan Orbeck went 1-for-3. Nathan Terres earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run, James Terres was hit twice by a pitch, Jordan Welle had a sacrifice bunt, Brent Terres earned a walk and Aaron Christians scored a run. 

VICTORY LEAGUE SOUTH

AVON LAKERS 18, ST. WENDEL SAINTS 1 (7 Innings)

The Lakers defeated their Victory League South rivals the Saints, backed by 12 hits, including two home runs, a triple and four doubles. Putter Harlander started on the mound for the Lakers, he threw four innings to earn the win. He gave up three hits, one run and he recorded five strikeouts. Cody Stich threw three innings in relief, he gave up one hit, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Lakers’ offense was led by Bjorn Hansen, he went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and a sacrifice fly for seven RBIs and he scored three runs. Cole Fuecker went 2-for-4 with a home run for four RBIs and he scored two runs. Caleb Curry went 1-for-3 with a double for two RBIs and he earned a walk. Taylor Holthaus went 1-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he earned a walk and Will Kleinschmidt went 1-for-3 with a double for an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored two runs. Riley Voit had a sacrifice fly for an RBI and Matt Meyer earned three walks and he was credited for an RBI and he scored two runs. Josh Becker went 2-for-3, he was hit by a pitch and he scored three runs and Carter Holthaus earned three walks, he was hit by a pitch and he scored three runs. Carter Philippi went 1-for-1 with a double, Shane Olmscheid went 1-for-1 and Zac Tomsche scored a run. 

The starting pitcher for the Saints, Jack Opatz, threw four innings, he gave up eight hits, five walks, two runs and he recorded a strikeout. Tyler Huls threw one inning in relief, he gave up one hit, two walks and three runs. Alex Dalbec threw two innings in relief, he gave up two hits, one walk, one run and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Saints’ offense was led by Peter Schumer, he went 2-for-4 and Jake Ethen went 1-for-3 and he scored their lone run. Braden Bomgaars went 1-for-3, Charlie Slivnik was credited with an RBI, Jack Opatz was hit by a pitch and Jon Ethen earned a walk. 

AVON LAKERS 6, OPOLE BEARS 1

The Lakers defeated their Victory League South rivals the Bears, backed by eight hits and a good pitching performance. Matt Pichelmann started on the mound, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up four hits, one run, one walk and he recorded four strikeouts. 

The Lakers were led on offense by Cole Fuecker, he went 3-for-4 for an RBI, he earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Josh Becker went 2-for-4 for two RBIs and he was hit by a pitch and Cody Stich went 1 for 4 for two RBIs and he earned a walk. Bjorn Hansen went 1-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored two runs and Caleb Curry went 1-for-5 with a double and he scored a run. Taylor Holthaus earned two walks and he scored two runs and Carter Holthaus earned two walks and he had a stolen base. 

The Bears’ starting pitcher Jake Nelson threw six innings, he gave up five hits, four runs, five walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Tate Lange threw three innings in relief, he gave up three hits, two runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Bears’ offense was led by Jake Nelson, he went 1-for-3 for an RBI and Alan Justin was hit by a pitch, Cody Skwira scored a run and Tony Boeckermann earned a walk. Tate Lange, Alex Lange and Austin Lange all went 1-for-4. 

ST. STEPHEN STEVES 5, FREEPORT BLACK SOX 3

The Steves defeated their Victory League South rivals the Black Sox, backed by 10 hits, including three home runs and a pair of doubles. Jake Schelonka started on the mound for the Steves, he threw 7 1/3 innings to earn the win, he gave up five hits, two walks and he recorded seven strikeouts. Riley Hartwig threw one inning, he gave up two hits, two runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Blake Guggenberger threw 2/3 of an inning, he gave up two hits, one walk and one run. 

The Steves’ offense was led by Blake Guggenberger, he went 3-for-4 with a home run and a double for two RBIs and Tony Schmitz went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI. Bo Schmitz went 1-for-3 with a home run, he was hit by a pitch, had a stolen base and he scored two runs. Logan Siemers went 2-for-3 with a home run and he earned a walk. Matt Meyer went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and Ben Oman went 1-for-4 with a stolen base. 

The Black Sox starting pitcher Taylor Erickson threw all eight innings, he gave up 10 hits, five runs, two walks and he recorded seven strikeouts. Their offense was led by Jake Braegelman, he went 2-for-5 for two RBIs and Carter Sawyer went 2-for-5 for an RBI. Tyler Hemker went 2-for-4 and he earned a walk and Dylan Carlson went 1-for-4 and he earned a walk. Brandon Bokelman went 1-for-3 with a walk, Ike Sawyer went 1-for-3 with a walk and he scored a run and Bryan Benson earned a walk and he scored a run. 

ST. WENDEL SAINTS 4, FREEPORT BLACK SOX 1

The Saints defeated their Victory League South rivals the Black Sox, backed by eight hits, including a big three-run second inning. Peter Schumer threw a complete game to earn the win, he scattered six hits. Peter also led the offense, he went 2-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a run. Tyler Huls went 1-for-4 with a double and he scored a run. 

The Black Sox starting pitcher, Cody Rose threw six innings, he gave up seven hits, four runs and he recorded five strikeouts. Bryan Benson went 2-for-4 with an RBI, Carter Sawyer went 2-for-4 and Tyler Hemker scored a run. 

COUNTY LINE LEAGUE

NEW LONDON-SPICER TWINS 3, PAYNESVILLE PIRATES 1

The Twins defeated their County Line League rivals the Pirates, backed by 11 hits, including a home run and a double. The Twins starting pitcher Mike Danielson, threw 7 1/3 innings to earn the win. He scattered eight hits, one run and he recorded three strikeouts. Hunter Magnuson threw 1 2/3 inning in relief, he issued one walk and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Twins’ offense was led by Mike Danielson, he went 2-for-4 with a home run and Dalton Rambow went 2-for-4 for an RBI. Adam Schrader went 3-for-5 with a double and he scored a run and Ben Kulset went 3-for-4. Derek Dolezal earned two walks, he was hit twice by a pitch and he was credited with an RBI. Ethan Haugen went 1-for-4 and Josh Soine earned a walk and he was hit by a pitch. Jake Rambow was hit by a pitch and Dylan Arndorfer scored a run. 

The Pirates’ starting pitcher Spencer Imholte threw 7 2/3 innings, he gave up 11 hits, three runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Griffin Bjerke retired one batter that he faced. 

The Pirates’ offense was led by Grady Fuchs, he went 2-for-5 with a double for an RBI. Blake Vagle went 2-for-4 with a double and Rick Hendrickson went 2-for-4, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Luke Johnson went 1-for-5, Zac Osendorf went 1-for-4 and Caden Spanier earned a walk. 

NEW LONDON-SPICER TWINS 3, STARBUCK STARS 2

The Twins defeated their Country Line League rivals the Stars, backed by good defense and a solid pitching performance. Patrick Courtney started on the mound, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He scattered eight hits, two runs, five walks and he recorded five strikeouts. 

The Twins were led on offense by Dalton Rambow, he went 1-for-3 with a double for two RBIs and he was hit by a pitch and Scott Rambow went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he earned a walk. Adam Schrader went 2-for-3 with a triple, he earned a walk and he scored two runs, Mike Danielson went 1-for-4 and Ethan Haugen scored a run. 

The starting pitcher for the Stars, Matt Gruber, threw eight innings, he gave up three hits, one run, one walk and he recorded eight strikeouts. Michael Gruber threw one inning in relief, he gave up two hits, two runs, one walk and he recorded one strikeout. 

The Stars were led on offense by Michael Gruber, he went 2-for-3 with a home run, he earned two walks and he scored a run. Matt Gruber went 1-for-3 with a double and he earned a walk and Michael Andreas went 1-for-5 with a double. Mike Kraggenbring went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he was hit by a pitch, Aaron Versteeg went 1-for-5, Dylan Jorgenson went 1-for-3, Jared Freese went 1-for-1, Andy Toop was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Parker Holmberg earned a walk. 

ATWATER CHUCKERS 1, NEW LONDON-SPICER 0

The Chuckers defeated their County Line League rivals the Twins, backed by five timely hits and good defense. Their starting pitcher, Josh Kingery threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up just four hits, three walks and he recorded 13 strikeouts.  

The Chuckers were led on offense by Josh Cunningham, he went 2-for-3 for an RBI and Kingery went 2-for-4 with a double and he scored the lone run of the game and veteran Jordan Olson went 1-for-3.

The Twins’ starting pitcher Adam Nibaur threw a complete game, he gave up five hits, one run and he recorded seven strikeouts. Scott Rambow led the Twins offense, he went 2-for-3 and he earned a walk and Dalton Rambow went 1-for-4. John Perkins went 1-for-3, Josh Soine and Wyatt White both earned walks and Derek Dolezal had a sacrifice bunt. 

PAYNESVILLE PIRATES 9, NORWAY LAKE-SUNBURG LAKERS 2

The Pirates defeated their County Line League rivals the Lakers, backed by 10 hits. Griffin Bjerke started on the mound, he threw seven innings to earn the win. He gave up five hits, one run, three walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Zac Osendorf threw two innings, he gave up one hit, one run, one walk and he recorded a pair of strikeouts. 

The Pirates’ offense was led by Tanner Stanley, he went 3-for-4 with two doubles for two RBIs and he scored a run. Grady Fuchs went 1-for-4 for an RBI and he was hit by a pitch and Luke Johnson went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he earned a walk. Blake Vagle went 1-for-4 and he scored a pair of runs and Zac Osendorf went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored two runs. Grant Fuchs went 1-for-4 for three RBIs and Drew Tangen went 2-for-4 and he scored two runs. Abe Bullard earned a walk and he scored a run, Rick Hendrickson was hit by a pitch and Griffin Bjerke earned a walk. 

The Lakers’ starting pitcher Justin Johnson threw five innings, he gave up eight hits, five runs, two walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Levi Sweery threw three innings, he gave up two hits, four runs, two walks and he recorded three strikeouts. 

The Lakers’ offense was led by Brandin Dahl, he went 2-for-4 with a double for an RBI and Josh Peterson went 3-for-5 with a double. Weston Gjerde went 1-for-5 and Justin Johnson was credited for an RBI and he earned two walks. Kyle Baker earned a walk, James Ortiz earned a walk and Jared Cortez scored a run. 

STARBUCK STARS 6, PAYNESVILLE PIRATES 4

The Stars defeated their County Line League rivals the Pirates, backed by 12 hits. Andy Toop started on the mound for the Stars, he threw 2 2/3 innings, he gave up four hits, three runs and one walk. Jared Freese threw 4 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up 4 1/3 innings to earn the win, he gave up five hits and one run. Michael Gruber threw the final two innings to earn the save. He gave up three hits, one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. 

The Stars’ offense was led by Mike Kraggenbring, he went 3-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run and Matt Gruber went 3-for-5 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Aaron Versteeg went 3-for-4 for an RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Jackson Hendrickson went 1-for-4 with a double for an RBI and he scored a run. Jared Freese went 1-for-3 for an RBI and he earned a walk and Michael Gruber went 1-for-3, he earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch, had a stolen base and he scored two runs. 

The Pirates’ starting pitcher Grady Fuchs threw four innings, he gave up six hits, three runs, three walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Andrew Kerzman threw 3 2/3 innings in relief, he gave up six hits, three runs and he recorded a strikeout. Blake Vagle closed out by retiring one batter that he faced. 

The Pirates’ offense was led by Luke Johnson, he went 3-for-5 with a double for an RBI, he had a stolen base and he scored two runs. Abe Bullard went 1-for-2 with a double for an RBI and Blake Vagle went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly for an RBI. Griffin Bjerke went 1-for-3 for an RBI and Grant Fuchs went 2-for-4 with a double. Grady Fuchs went 1-for-4 and he earned a walk and Tanner Stanley went 1-for-4 and he scored a run. Rick Hendrickson went 1-for-5 and he scored a run and Drew Tangen went 1-for-3.  Zach Osendorf was hit by a pitch and Grayson Fuchs earned a walk.

Tentative Schedule for July 20-26

(Standings/Schedule regular season/playoffs)

CENTRAL VALLEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

(Saturday,July 25)

LUXEMBURG BREWERS at PEARL LAKE LAKERS, 2 p.m.

EDEN VALLEY HAWKS at COLD SPRING ROCKIES, 7 p.m.

ST. NICHOLAS NICKS at KIMBALL EXPRESS, 1 p.m.

ST. AUGUSTA GUSSIES at WATKINS CLIPPERS, 2 p.m.

WINNERS PLAY SUNDAY

LOSERS PLAY SUNDAY

FINAL LEAGUE STANDINGS

North

Cold Spring Rockies 5-2

Pearl Lake Lakers 4-3

Luxemburg Brewers 3-4

Eden Valley Hawks 1-6

South 

Kimball Express 7-0

Watkins Clippers 4-2

St. Augusta Gussies 2-4

St. Nicholas Nicks 1-6

SAUK VALLEY LEAGUE STANDINGS

Foley Lumberjacks 8-1

Sartell Muskies 6-1

St. Joseph Joes 8-2

Monticello Polecats 6-2

Rogers Red Devils 4 -6

Albertville Villains 3-5

Big Lake Yellow Jackets 3-6

Becker Bandits 3-7

Sartell Stone Ponies 2-6

Clear Lake Lakers 2-7

SAUK VALLEY LEAGUE

Wednesday, July 22

Clear Lake Lakers at Sartell Stone Poneys, 7:30 p.m.

Sartell Muskies at Monticello Polecats, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 24

Albertville Villains at Monticello Polecats, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25

Sartell Muskies at Clearwater River Cats, 2 p.m.

Sartell Stone Poneys at Foley Lumberjacks, 1 p.m.

Sunday, July 26

Big Lake Yellow Jackets at Clear Lake Lakers, 6 p.m.

Albertville Villains at Sartell Muskies, 4 p.m.

STEARNS COUNTY LEAGUE STANDINGS

North

Elrosa Saints 7-1

New Munich Silverstreaks 6-2

Meire Grove Grovers 4-4

Spring Hill Chargers 3-5

Greenwald Cubs 1-7

South

Farming Flames 6-2

St. Martin Martins 6-2

Richmond Royals 6-2

Lake Henry Lakers 1-7

Roscoe Rangers 0-8

STEARNS COUNTY LEAGUE

Friday, July 24

Farming Flames at Elrosa Saints, 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 25

Lake Henry Lakes at Greenwald Cubs, 1:30 p.m.

St. Martin Martins at Spring Hill Chargers, 1:30 p.m.

New Munich Silverstreaks at Richmond Royals, 1:30 p.m.

Meire Grove Grovers at Roscoe Rangers, 1:30 p.m.

PLAYOFFS

Sunday, July 26

Roscoe Rangers at Spring Hill Chargers, noon

Lake Henry Lakers at Greenwald Cubs, 2:30 p.m.

Winners will play the for the 5/6 seed at a site TBA/midweek

SECTION 2B GAMES

Wednesday, July 22

Brainerd Bees at Cold Spring Springers, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25  (at Jack Williams Field/Fargo)

Cold Spring Springers at  Moorhead Mudcats, 1 p.m.

Cold Spring Springers at Moorhead Brewers, 4 p.m.

VICTORY LEAGUE SOUTH

Standings

Avon Lakers 5-1

St. Stephen Steves 4-2

St. Wendel Saints 4-2

Freeport Black Sox 2-4

Opole Bears 0-6

Friday, July 24

Avon Lakers at Freeport Black Sox, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25

St. Stephen Steves at Avon Lakers, noon

Sunday, July 26

St. Wendel Saints at St. Stephen Steves, 1:30 p.m.

Opole Bears at Freeport Black Sox, 1:30 p.m.

COUNTY LINE LEAGUE

Playoffs start July 24-25 

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