VFW BASEBALL: Brainerd evens overall record
PRINCETON — Drew Sannes improved to 3-1 on the summer as he pitched Brainerd to a 13-1 victory over Princeton Thursday.
Tyler Miller struck out nine helping Brainerd sweep the doubleheader and improve to 9-9 with a 3-1 Game Two win.
In Game One, Brainerd’s Ben Arnoldy finished 2-3 with an RBI. Conor Gessell was 2-3 with a home run and one RBI. Paxton Beadle finished 1-3 with an RBI. Sannes was 1-1 with two walks and two RBIs. T. J. Graumann finished 1-2 with two RBIs. Luke Patron hit a double and drove in two runs and Jagar Hanson was 2-2 with a walk.
Miller struck out nine walked six and allowed two hits and no earned runs in the second game.
Brainerd 13 10 0
Princeton 1 6 2
WP: Drew Sannes. LP: Tyler Vogasch. 3B: Brd-Luke Patron. HR: Brd-Conor Gessell.
Princeton 1 2 0
WP: Tyler Miller. LP: Tyler Kenny. League record: 3-3. Overall: Brd 9-9. Next: Brainerd hosts Litchfield 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Brainerd sweeps Monticello
Brainerd swept Monticello Wednesday 4-2 and 6-1 at Brainerd.
Earning victories from the mound were T.J. Graumann, who won Game One by striking out four and walking three. He allowed two runs on five hits. Ben Arnoldy went 1-4 with a run. Paxton Beadle was 1-3 with a double and a run and Dalton Tibbetts was 1-3 with a run.
In Game Two, Beadle struck out six, walked three and allowed one earned run on five hits.
Wil Schafer was 1-1 with a triple and three RBIs and Jagar Hanson went 1-1 with a run.