Amateur Baseball: Heidmann, Fort do a number on Steam

AITKIN--Zach Heidmann went 3-for-3 with five RBIs and a run scored as the Fort Ripley Rebels rolled to a 16-1 season-opening victory over the Aitkin Steam Sunday, April 28.

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AITKIN-Zach Heidmann went 3-for-3 with five RBIs and a run scored as the Fort Ripley Rebels rolled to a 16-1 season-opening victory over the Aitkin Steam Sunday, April 28.

Jack Schafer went 2-3 with a double and three RBIs. Rhett Williamson was 1-2 with four walks, a stolen base, two RBIs and three runs. Logan Kalis drove in four runs and scored twice. Bill Sather was 2-4 with a walk, an RBI and two runs.

Aitkin's Jake Lynn was 1-2 with a double and Jon Blanchette drove in Aitkin's lone run.

Fort Ripley 16 11 0

Aitkin 1 3 2


WP: Ethan Branum. LP: Zak Peterson. 2B: FR-Jack Schafer, Logan Kalis, Brett Kramer; A-Jake Lynn.

Buckman 19, Pierz Brewers 2

PIERZ-Jack Suska went 3-3 with a double, triple, walk, sacrifice fly, stolen base and six RBIs to power the Buckman Billygoats to a 19-2 victory over the Pierz Brewers Sunday, April 28.

Noah Cekalla hit a double and drove in three runs and scored a run. Joe Kahl collected two hits and an RBI. Shawn Lanners drove in two runs and scored twice. Travis Kahl went 3-5 with an RBI and three runs and Lukas Otte finished 4-5 with two RBIs and four runs.

Pierz's Eric Boser was 3-4 with two doubles. Steve Kimman went 1-1 with a double and a run and Cody Kimman and Jess Marshik each drove in a run.

Buckman 19 18 1

Brewers 2 6 3

WP: Shawn Lanners. LP: Calvin Kruschke. S: Jeremy Monson. 2B: Buck-Jack Suska, Noah Cekalla, Mark Kahl; PB-Eric Boser 2, Steve Kimman. 3B: Prz-Jack Suska.


Pierz Lakers 10, Pierz Bulldogs 0

PIERZ-Brad Meyer and Peter Herman combined to throw a two-hit shutout and pitched the Pierz Lakers to a 10-0 victory over the Pierz Bulldogs Sunday, April 28.

Chad Weiss went 2-3 with a double, a walk and three runs. Paul Herman was 2-5 with a stolen base and two runs.

Teddy Dehler and Derek Schommer produced the Bulldogs' two hits.

Lakers 10 11 2

Bulldogs 0 2 5

WP: Brad Meyer. LP: Derek Schommer. 2B: PL-Chad Wiess.

Randall 2, Sobieski 1


RANDALL-Sam Nagel's walk-off, game-winning single lifted the Randall Cubs to a 2-1 victory over Sobieski Sunday, April 28.

Rick Drew, Brett Strack and Cody Meyer held the Sobieski Skis to just five hits and one run.

Brett Strack got the start and went four innings. He allowed three hits and four walks and struck out one.

Cody Meyer pitched 2 1/3 innings and allowed one run on one hit and three walks. He struck out two. Rick Drew got the win. He went 2 2/3 innings. He struck out three, walked one and gave up just one hit.

Kyle Pterschick drove in Randall's other run with a double.

Sobieski's Dusty Parker went 2-2 with a walk, stolen base and RBI. Chris Reller was 2-2 and Collin Eckman scored the Skis' lone run.

Sobieski 1 5 3

Randall 2 9 1

WP: Rick Drew. LP: Dusty Parker. 2B: R-Kyle Peterschick.

Nisswa 4, St. Stephen 3

ST. STEPHEN-A Jason Roepke solo home run started the excitement and a Brett Jenkins strikeout ended it with Nisswa beating St. Stephen 4-3 Sunday, April 28.

Drew Boland hit a two-run homer in the fourth to give Nisswa a 3-0 edge.

Aaron Jenkins finished 3-4 with two doubles and a run and Kyle Schaible was 2-4 for Nisswa.

Roepke also pitched the win. He went two innings. He allowed two runs on two hits and a walk and struck out one.

Brett Jenkins earned the save. He pitched the final two innings. He allowed one hit and two walks and struck out two.

Nisswa 4 9 1

St. Stephen 3 6 0

WP: Jason Roepke. LP: Nick Krippner. S: Brett Jenkins. 2B: N-Aaron Jenkins; SS-Tony Schmitz 2. HR: N-Drew Boland, Jason Roepke.

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