Amateur Baseball: Buckman wins 2 over the weekend
Victory League roundup May 24
Buckman 13, Swanville 3
BUCKMAN — Andrew Rueckert went 2-for-5 with a double and a home run to finish with four RBIs in the Buckman Billygoats' 13-3 win over the Swanville Swans Sunday, May 22.
Matt Tautges and Jack Suska also had two hits for the Billygoats in the win. Shawn Lanners blasted a home run and finished with three RBIs.
Travis Kahl got the win on the mound and pitched three innings and struck out three. Todd Robinson started and pitched five innings and struck out five.
The Billygoats scored 10 runs in the bottom of the eighth to win.
Swanville 3 5 1
Buckman 13 12 3
WP: Travis Kahl. LP: Joshua Vogel. 2B: Buck-Andrew Rueckert. 3B: Buck-Jack Suska. HR: Buck-Andrew Rueckert, Shawn Lanners.
Buckman 6, St. Mathias 2
BUCKMAN — Shawn Lenners went 3-for-3 for the Buckman Billygoats in their 6-2 win over the St. Mathias Devils Sunday, May 22.
Matt Tautges and Lane Girtz each tallied two RBIs for the Billygoats. Noah Boser and Matt Kummet both ripped doubles.
Boser earned the win and allowed two runs over six innings pitched. Tautges pitched three shutout innings to get the save.
St. Mathias was led by Zack Houle who ripped a home run and Kolton Happke who had a double.
Connor Knettel started for the Devils and pitched six innings and allowed four runs.
St. Mathias 2 6 2
Buckman 6 10 1
WP: Noah Boser. LP: Connor Knettel. S: Matt Tautges. 2B: SM-Kolton Happke, Luke Zontelli; Buck-Noah Boser, Matt Kummet. HR: SM-Zach Houle.
Lakers 6, Brewers 1
PIERZ — Noah Cekalla went 2-for-5 with a double and home run and pitched a complete game for the Pierz Lakers in their 6-1 win over the Pierz Brewers Sunday, May 22.
Cekalla allowed four hits and struck out nine in the win.
Luke Girtz went 3-4 and Peter Herman went 2-4 for the Lakers in the win.
The Brewers were led by Mike Poser who went 1-3 with an RBI. Cody Kimman pitched 7.1 innings and struck out six in the loss.
Lakers 6 9 1
Brewers 1 4 2
WP: Noah Cekalla. LP: Cody Kimman. 2B: L-Noah Cekalla. HR: L-Noah Cekalla.
Nisswa 2, Foley 1
FOLEY — The Nisswa Lightning ripped seven hits in their 2-1 win over the Foley Lumberjacks Sunday, May 22.
Nate DeChaine earned the win and Ryan Chmielewski got tagged with the loss.
Nisswa 2 7 0
Foley 1 6 0
WP: Nate DeChaine. LP: Ryan Chmielewski.
Fort Ripley 4, Royalton 0
FORT RIPLEY — Bryce Flanagan went 3-for-4 and pitched seven shutout innings in the Fort Ripley Rebels’ 4-0 win over the Royalton Riverdogs Sunday, May 22.
Flanagan struck out five, Alex Haapajoki struck out one in one innings of relief and Brett Kramer struck out two in one inning of relief for the Rebels.
Royalton 0 4 0
Fort Ripley 4 8 0
WP: Bryce Flanagan. LP: Zach Leibold.
Aitkin 4, Bulldogs 3
AITKIN — The Aitkin Steam pounded seven hits in their 4-3 win over the Pierz Bulldogs Sunday, May 22.
The Bulldogs recorded six hits in the loss.
Bulldogs 3 6 0
Aitkin 4 7 1
Sobieski 13, Swanville 0
SWANVILLE — Matt Baier went 3-for-4 with a double for the Sobieski Skis in their 13-0 win over the Swanville Swans Sunday, May 22.
Dusty Parker also had three hits with a double in the win. Dan Maroad ripped a double and blasted a home run for the Skis.
Collin Eckman also had a home run in the win.
Alex Gwost got the start and pitched five innings and struck out five. He allowed no hits and walked two.
The Skis allowed just one hit over seven innings.