AMATEUR BASEBALL: Rebels remain unbeaten with 8-3 win
FORT RIPLEY — Brett Kramer struck out 11 batters in seven innings and the Fort Ripley Rebels remained unbeaten with an 8-3 win over Royalton on Sunday.
Jason Sather had three hits and Ray Austin, Andy Waletzko and Kramer also had multi-hit games for the 3-0 Rebels.
Kramer allowed just two hits and walked four. Blaine Bubalo and Bill Sather pitched the last two innings.
Paul Krebs had two hits for the Riverdogs.
Royalton 3 4 2
Fort Ripley 8 13 3
WP: Brett Kramer. LP: Matt Gottwalt.
Opole 8, Brewers 5
PIERZ — Nick Bialka hit a 2-run homer in a 4-run third inning as the Opole Bears beat the Pierz Brewers 8-5 Sunday.
Jake Eichten earned the win and Max Posch picked up a save. Teammate John Pilarski stole four bases.
Dan Kimman and Mitchell Boser had two hits each for the Brewers.
Opole 8 12 3
Pierz Brewers 5 7 3
WP: Jake Eichten. Save: Max Posch. LP: Mitchell Boser.
Lastrup 5, Buckman 0
LASTRUP — Scott Janson won his third game of the season and the Lastrup Lakers improved to 3-0 with a 5-0 shutout of the Buckman Billygoats on Sunday.
Janson pitched six shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out four.
Chad Weiss earned a 3-inning save with five strikeouts.
Rick Schlieman had three hits, including a double, and drove in two runs for Lastrup. Reggie Litke and Janson each added two hits.
Tyler Monson had two hits for Buckman.
Buckman 0 4 1
Lastrup 5 12 2
WP: Scott Janson. Save: Chad Weiss. LP: Mark Kahl.
St. Wendel vs. Harding
The St. Wendel game at Harding was postponed until later Sunday.
Pierz Bulldogs at Holdingford; Freeport at Nisswa; Cuyuna Range at St. Mathias
Sunday’s game between the Brainerd Bees and Sartell Stone Poney’s at Adamson Field was postponed.