Central Minnesota Town Ball Report: Elrosa keeps the keg

Back for a sixth season as a contributing writer for the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Association with your weekly amateur baseball (Town Team) baseball reports. Including not only game summaries, but upcoming schedules, league standings. Tournament summaries and an occasional special interest feature. The plan is to continue to include: Lakewood League, Central Valley League, Sauk Valley League, Victory League South and Stearns County teams throughout their league playoffs, regional and state tourney games. Check out the Minnesota Baseball Association website for additional information: http://www.mnbaseball.org

CENTRAL VALLEY LEAGUE

WATKINS CLIPPERS 10, PEARL LAKE LAKERS 0

The Clippers defeated North Division Central Valley League foe the Lakers, backed by 11 hits, including five extra-base hits. This included a home run and four doubles. That was more than enough support for player/manager Matt Geislinger. The lefty started on the mound and faced just 27 batters in eight innings, giving up one single. He issued one walk and he recorded 17 strikeouts. Geislinger had a good day at the plate, too. He went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run. Ben Griffin, the former Cold Spring Springer out of retirement, went 2-for-5 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a run. The Clippers catcher, Lincoln Haugen, was celebrating the birth of his second child and he went 2-for-2 with a double for a RBI and three walks. Young Carter Geislinger went 1-for-3 with a double for two RBIs. He earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Veteran Heath Kramer went 1-for-3 with a double for two RBIs. He earned a walk and he scored a run. Kevin Kramer went 2-for-5 and scored a run. Dustin Kramer went 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs, and Carson Geislinger earned a walk.

The Lakers’ Mitch Wieneke started on the mound and threw 2 1/3 innings. He was the pitcher of record. He gave up five hits, issued three walks, seven runs and recorded five strikeouts. Chad Knuckle recorded one out on a strikeout and Mitch Urgen threw 4 1/3 innings in relief. He gave up five hits, two runs, issued three walks and recorded six strikeouts. Justin Kunkel threw one inning in relief, he gave up a hit, one run, two walks and recorded two strikeouts. Tommy Linn got their lone hit in the eighth inning, he went 1-for-4 and Ryan Wieneke earned a walk.

ST. AUGUSTA GUSSIES 14, EDEN VALLEY HAWKS 5

The Gussies opened their season with a win over South Division Central Valley League foe Eden Valley as they collected 11 hits. Travis Laudenbach started on the mound for the Gussies. He threw four innings, scattered seven hits, issued two walks, five runs and four strikeouts. Lefty Zach Laudenbach threw five innings in relief to earn the win. He gave up just three hits, issued a pair of walks and had three strikeouts. Nate Laudenbach went 2-for-5 with a double for five RBIs. He also earned a walk and scored a run. Aaron Fruth went 3-for-5 with three RBIs. He earned a walk, a stolen base and scored twice. Luke Richardson went 1-for-4 with a double for 2 RBIs. He earned a walk, was hit by a pitch and scored a run. Marcus Lommel went 2-4 with a RBI, he was hit by a pitch, had a sacrifice bunt, one stolen base and he scored a run. Matt Skaja went 1-6 with a RBI, he had one stolen base and he scored two runs. Brady Grafft went 1-for-4, he earned a pair of walks and he scored a run and Mitch Gwost earned three walks, two stolen bases and he scored three runs. Michael Laudenbach went 1-for-1 with a RBI and he scored a run, Dustin Schultzenburg was credited with a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Eric Primus scored a run.

The Hawks’ Tanner Olean started on the mound and threw a complete game. He gave up 11 hits, 14 runs, nine walks and recorded four strikeouts. Alex Geislinger went 1-for-4 with a home run, he earned a walk and he scored twice. Tanner Olean went 1-for-4 with a double, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Cain Renner went 2-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Matt Unterberg went 3-for-4. Matt Lies went 1-for-4 with a RBI and he scored a run and Jeff Haag went 1-for-5 with a RBI. Austin Schlangen went 1-for-5 with a double and Austin Berg had a sacrifice fly for an RBI and he earned a walk.   

LUXEMBURG BREWERS 15, ST. NICHOLAS NICKS 4

STEARNS COUNTY LEAGUE

ST. MARTIN MARTINS 6, LAKE HENRY LAKERS 0

The Martins defeated the Lakers with a combined one hitter and 11 hits were collected. Jaylin Arceneau started on the mound for the Martins, he threw two innings, issued two walks and Scott Schlangen threw two innings. He issued one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. Kyle Lieser threw four innings in relief, he issued three walks and recorded four strikeouts. Ben Schroeder threw the final inning in relief. He gave up one hit and he recorded one strikeout. Kyle Lieser had a great game at the plate too after he went 4-for-5, with a double for 2 RBIs, a stolen base and a pair of runs. Nathan Schlangen went 2-for-5 with a double for 2 RBIs, one stolen base and he scored a run. Bryan Schlangen went 2-for-3 and he earned a pair of walks and Avery Schmitz went 1-for-1 with a double and he scored a run. Bryan Schlangen went 2-for-3 and he earned a pair of walks and Matthew Schlangen went 1-for-2 with two stolen bases, one walk and he scored a run. Scott Schlangen was credited with two RBIs and he earned a walk and Tanner Arceneau went 1-for-1 and he scored a run. Michael Schlangen earned a walk and he was hit by a pitch and Chas Hennen earned a walk.

The Lakers’ Weston Brinkman started on the mound, he threw four innings, he was the pitcher of record. He gave up five hits, issued three walks, two runs and he recorded three strikeouts. Aaron Savelkoul threw one inning in relief, he issued three walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Jason Kampsen threw two innings in relief, he gave up five hits, four runs, issued one walk and and he recorded one strikeout. Mitch Weidner collected the Lakers lone hit, Shane Kampsen earned four walks and Grant Ludwig earned two walks.

ELROSA SAINTS 15, SPRING HILL CHARGERS 9

The Saints defeated their Stearns County Division rivals and their annual Keg game. The Saints collected 18 hits, including five extra-base hits, one home run and four doubles. Veteran right-hander Aaron Vogt started on the mound. He threw three innings, gave up five hits, five runs, issued two walks and recorded two strikeouts. Austin Imdieke threw 2 2/3 to earn the win. He gave up two hits, four runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Ethan Vogt earned the save, he threw 3 1/3 innings of relief, he gave up two hits, no walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Player/manager had a good game, A. J. Hadley went 3-for-5 for two RBIs and he earned a walk. James Kuefler had a big game, he went 3-for-6 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Kevin Kuefler had a big game, he went 2-for-4 with a home run for four big RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of walks. Austin Imdieke had a good game, he went 3-for-4 with a double for a RBI an he scored a run.  Ethan Vogt went 2-for-5 with a double and he earned a walk and Brady Weller went 1-for-4 with a RBI and he scored a run. Derek Weiner went 2-for-5 with a double for a RBI and he scored two runs. Brandon Roelike went 1-for-1 with a double, he scored a run and earned a walk. Matt Schmitz went 1-for-5 and he was hit by a pitch, Cody Eichers was credited with a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Evan Weiner scored a run.

The Chargers’ Jordan Welle started on the mound, he threw three innings, he gave up seven hits, seven runs, a walk and he recorded one strikeout. Austin Schoenberg threw three innings of relief, he was the pitcher of record, he gave up two hits, two walks, five runs and he recorded two strikeouts. Brent Terres threw 1 2/3 innings in relief, he gave up a hit, three runs and he recorded a strikeout. Eric Schoenberg threw 1 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up three hits and he recorded one strikeout. Owen Meyer went 2-for-4, with a double and a sacrifice fly for one RBI. Jordan Orbeck went 3-for-3 with a sacrifice fly for a RBI and Eric Schoenberg went 3-for-4. Eric Terres went 1-for-5 with an RBI and Austin Schoenberg went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Jamie Terres earned three walks and he scored a run and Anthony Reverman scored a run.

NEW MUNICH SILVERSTREAKS 8, MEIRIE GROVE GROVERS 4

The Silverstreaks actually were out-hit by the Grovers, but they took advantage of a couple miscues. Ty Reller started on the mound for the Silverstreaks, he threw four innings to earn the win. He gave up just two hits, one run and he recorded six strikeouts. Veteran right-hander, Jim Thull threw three innings of relief, he gave up four hits, two runs, a walk and he recorded one strikeout. Nick Stangler closed it out with two innings of relief, he gave up a hit, a run and he recorded one strikeout. Chad Funk help lead the offense, as he went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Neal Anderson went 1-for-4 with a double for two RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Joe Stangler went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and Nick Stangler had a sacrifice fly for a RBI and he scored a run. Will Funk earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Ty Reller went 1-for-2 and he scored a run, Alex Hinnenkamp was hit by a pitch, Grant Johnson was hit by a pitch twice, he had a sacrifice bunt and he scored a run. Jim Thull was hit by a pitch, Logan Funk earned a walk and Hunter Rademacher earned a walk and he scored a run.

The Grovers’ Matt Imdieke started on the mound, he threw four innings, he was the pitcher of record. He gave up five hits, six runs, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. Jacob Imdieke threw one inning of relief, he gave up two runs and a strikeout. Jaron Klaphake threw one inning of relief, he recorded a strikeout. Jordan Moscho threw two innings of relief, he issued one walk and he recorded two strikeouts. Kurt Marthaler had a good game, he went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Alex Welle went 2-for-4 with a double and he scored a run. Anthony Welle went 1-for-2 with a RBI and he earned a walk and Jaron Klaphake went 1-for-4 with a RBI. Andrew Welle went 1-for-4 and he scored three runs, Tanner Klaphake went 1-for-3 and he was hit by a pitch and Jordan Klaphake was hit by a pitch.

RICHMOND ROYALS 13, GREENWALD CUBS 8

The Royals collected 13 hits, including four doubles and a home run to defeat their Stearns County foe the Cubs. Luke Jokela started on the mound, he threw three innings, he gave up one hit, issued a pair of walks, surrendered one run and he recorded seven strikeouts. Andy Bauer threw one inning of relief, he gave up four hits and four runs.  D.J. Schleicher threw four innings in relief, he gave up five hits, two runs and he recorded two strikeouts. Dan Hanson threw the final inning in relief, he gave up three hits, one run and he recorded two strikeouts. Cole Schmitz had a big game, he went 3-for-5 with a big home run for four RBIs. Dusty Adams had a good game, he went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and he scored three runs. Conner Dols went 2-for-5 with a double for a RBI, he scored a run and he had one stolen base. Dan Hanson went 2-for-5 with two doubles and he scored a run. Schleicher went 1-for-3, he earned a pair of walks and he scored two runs. Kyle Budde went 1-for-4 with a double, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run. Mason Primus went 1-for-4, he scored a run, he earned a walk and he had a stolen base. Trent Gertken earned two walks, scored three runs and he was hit by a pitch and Adam Backes had a sacrifice fly for a RBI.

The Cubs’ Tyler Braegelmann started on the mound, he threw 1 1/3 innings, he gave up three hits, seven runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Tyler Hoffman threw 3 2/3 innings in relief, he gave up five hits, one run and he recorded one strikeout. Brandon Worms had a good game, he went 2-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Tyler Thomas went 2-for-4 with a double for a RBI and he scored a run. Ryan Kraemer went 2-for-5 with a double for a RBI and he scored a run. Doug Imdieke went 2-for-3 with a double and he scored a run and Tyler Leuham went 2-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored two runs. Mitch Worms went 1-for-2 with a home run, Adam VanBeck went 1-for-5 with a RBI, Nick Rademacher went 1-for-4 and he scored a run and Tyler Hoffman was credited with a RBI.

VICTORY LEAGUE SOUTH

BUCKMAN BILLYGOATS 3, AVON LAKERS 1

A limited report was given, Jeremy Monson started on the mound for the Billygoats, he threw 7 2/3 innings to earn the win. Shawn Lanners threw 1 1/3 innings to earn the save. Adam “Putter” Harlander was the pitcher of record for the Lakers. Will Kleinschmitt went 3-for-4 and Riley Voit went 1-for-4 with a double for a RBI.

ST. STEPHEN STEVES 10, OPOLE BEARS 1

EXHIBITION GAMES

CLEAR LAKE LAKERS 14, STAPLES LUMBERBATS 2

The Lakers defeated the Lumberbats in their first game of the season, they collected 15 hits. That was plenty of support for their pitchers, Hunter Mutterer started on the mound, he threw four innings, he gave up three hits, issued two walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Ryan Skymanski threw two innings in relief, he gave up five hits, two runs and he recorded one strikeout. Mike Golombieki threw three innings in relief, he gave up just one hit and he recorded four strikeouts. Brandon Buesgens had a big game, as he went 4-for-4 with a grand slam, double and a sacrifice fly for five RBIs and he scored three runs. Richard Thompson went 2-for-4 with sacrifice for four big RBIs and he scored a run. Matt Korte went 2-for-5 with double and he scored two runs and Mike Smith went 2-for-4, he earned a walk and he scored two runs. Tyler Maurer went 1-for-3 with two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Izzy Carper went 1-for-4 with an RBI and he scored twice. Ben Anderson went 1-for-2, he earned three walks and he scored two runs and Hunter Mutterer went 1-for-3, he earned two walks and he scored one run. Jordan Golombiecki went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and he earned a walk and Ryan Skymanski was hit by a pitch.

The Lumberbats’ Derrick Rude started on the mound, he threw three innings, he gave up five hits, four runs, three walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Mark Kossan threw one inning in relief, he gave up a hit and he recorded two strikeouts. Eric Hybl threw four innings in relief, he gave up nine hits, 10 runs, five walks and he recorded six strikeouts.

CHAMPLIN LOGATORS  10, CLEAR LAKE LAKERS 5

The Lakers dropped their second exhibition game of the weekend to Class B Champlin. They out-hit the Lakers, as the LoGators collected 12 hits and the Lakers collected 11 hits. Dan Mathews started on the mound for the LoGators, he threw five innings, he gave up seven hits, three runs and he recorded 10 strikeouts. Jeff Heuer threw four innings in relief to earn the win. He gave up four hits, two runs, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. Zach Heckert had a big game at the plate, he went 3-for-6 with a double for two RBIss and he scored a run. Heuer went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and he scored a run and Nick Larson went 1-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he was hit by a pitch. Jeff Safari went 2-for-5 with a triple and a double, he was hit by a pitch and he scored two runs. Nick Mensen went 1-for-3 with a double, he earned a pair of walks and he scored two runs. Matt Maretz went 1-for-4 with a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Ryan Utes went 1-for-4 with a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Corbin Matasorsky went 1-for-3, he earned a pair walks and he scored a run.

The Lakers’ lefty Mike Smith started on the mound, he threw four innings, gave up just one hit and he issued one walk. Tyler Maurer threw 2 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up five hits, surrendered seven runs, issued three walks and he record three strikeouts. Richard Thompson thew 1 1/3 innings in relief, he gave up four hits, two runs, issued one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. Brandon Buesgens threw the final inning in relief, he gave up two hits, one run, one walk and he recorded one strikeout. Izzy Carper had a good game at the plate, he went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Ben Anderson went 2-for-5 with two RBIs. Matt Korte had a good game, he went 3-for-5 with a double for a RBI and he scored a run. Brandon Buesgens went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and Richard Thompson went 1-for-5. Jordan Golombiecki went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and Ryan Skymanski went 1-for-4 and he scored a run. Mitch Vogt earned a walk, he had a stolen base and he scored a run, Tyler Maurer was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Mike Smith scored a run.  

REGAL EAGLES 9, PEARL LAKE LAKERS 5

The Regal Eagles of the County Line League defeated the Lakers of the Central Valley League in exhibition action, backed by 11 hits. Shane Rademacher started on the mound for the Eagles and he was the pitcher of record. Shane Rademacher had a great game at the plate, he went 2-for-4 with a home run and a double for two RBIs and he earned a walk. Blake Karsch went 2-for-4 he was hit by a pitch and he scored twice and Jordan Beier went 2-for-5, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Alex Wosmek went 1-for-4 with a RBI and he scored a run and Nathan Meyer went 1-for-4, he earned two walks and he scored two runs. Nathan Beier went 2-for-3 and he earned a walk and Joe Beier went 2-for-3 and he earned a walk. Austin Kampsen went 1-for-5 with a double and he scored a run.

The Lakers’ Alex Miller started on the mound, he threw four innings and he was the pitcher of record. Chad Kunkel threw two innings in relief and Tommy Linn threw one inning in relief. Colton Fruth threw one inning in relief and Cole Denn and Andy Linn combined to close out the last inning. Chad Kunkel had a good game, he went 2-for-4 with a double for a RBI and he scored a run. Mitch Wieneke went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and Colton Fruth went 1-for-3 with a double for a RBI. Andy Linn went 1-for-2 and he scored a run, Cole Denn went 1-for-3 and he earned a walk and Ryan Wieneke earned a walk and he scored a run. Player/manager Tim Vogt went 1-for-1 with a double and Tommy Linn went 1-for-4 and he scored a run.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Friday, May 4

(Exhibition)

Richmond Royals at Pearl Lake Lakers 6:15 p.m.

Fort Ripley Rebels at Sartell Stone Poneys 7:30 p.m.

Upsala Blue Jays at Farming Flames, 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 5

(Exhibition)

Braham Snappers at Clear Lake Lakers, 2 p.m.

CENTRAL VALLEY LEAGUE

(SUNDAY) 2 p.m.

Eden Valley Hawks at Luxemburg  Brewers

St. Nicholas Nicks at Pearl Lake Lakers

Watkins Clippers at Kimball Express, 3 p.m.

SAUK VALLEY LEAGUE

(SUNDAY) 1:30 p.m.

Sartell Muskies at Sartell Stone Poneys

Foley Lumberjacks at Clear Lake Lakers

STEARNS COUNTY LEAGUE

(SATURDAY)

Richmond Royals at Roscoe Rangers, 1:30 p.m.

(SUNDAY) 1:30  p.m.

New Munich Silverstreaks at Lake Henry Lakers

Spring Hill Chargers at Meire Grove Grovers

Greenwald Cubs at Elrosa Saints

Roscoe Rangers at St. Martin Martins

VICTORY LEAGUE SOUTH

(SATURDAY)

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

(SUNDAY) 1:30 p.m.

St. Wendel Saints at St. Stephen Steves

Opole Bears at Pierz Brewers

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