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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.

Postponed games

Pierz Bulldogs at Holdingford; Freeport at Nisswa; Cuyuna Range at St. Mathias

Lakewood League

Sunday’s game between the Brainerd Bees and Sartell Stone Poney’s at Adamson Field was postponed.

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