Amateur Baseball: Kahl, Buckman double up Royalton

ROYALTON--Mark Kahl went 2-3 with a home run, double, two RBIs and scored a run for the Buckman Billygoats in a 4-2 East Division win over the Royalton Riverdogs Sunday, May 5.

ROYALTON-Mark Kahl went 2-3 with a home run, double, two RBIs and scored a run for the Buckman Billygoats in a 4-2 East Division win over the Royalton Riverdogs Sunday, May 5.

Noah Cekalla also collected two hits for the Billygoats and winning pitcher Shawn Lanners contributed a double. Lanners tossed eight innings, struck out 10, walked two and allowed two runs on five hits. Kahl pitched the final inning and earned a save.

Buckman 4 8 5

Royalton 2 7 0

WP: Shawn Lanners. LP: Nate Psyck. 2B: B-Lanners, Mark Kahl; R-Brady Brezinka, Ethan Walcheski. HR: B-Kahl. Division: Buckman 2-0, Royalton 0-1. Overall: Buckman 2-0, Royalton 0-2.


Pierz Bulldogs 9,

Pierz Brewers 3

PIERZ- Ryan Foreman, Chuck Boser and David Skiba each had a two-hit game for the Pierz Bulldogs who defeated the Pierz Brewers 9-3 in a North Division game Sunday, May 12.

Logan Meyer earned the win as he allowed two hits over five scoreless innings. He struck out six and walked two. Skiba and Joe Strauch each pitched two innings in relief.

The Brewers were led by Ryan Stuckmayer who went 3-4 and scored a run.

Bulldogs 9 14 2

Brewers 3 8 2

WP: Logan Meyer. LP: Mike Poser. Division: Bulldogs 1-1, Brewers 0-2. Overall: Bulldogs 1-1, Brewers 0-2.


Freeport 21, Aitkin 1

AITKIN-Consecutive singles by Caiden Kjelstrom, Will Wilson and Logan Olson in the bottom of the sixth scored the only run for the Aitkin Steam in a seven-inning, non-division loss to the Freeport Black Sox Sunday, May 5.

Freeport 21 12 0 (7 innings)

Aitkin 1 3 4

WP: Mitch Reller. LP: Taylor Whiteoak. Overall Aitkin 0-2, Freeport 1-0.

Fort Ripley 11, St. Mathias 0

FORT RIPLEY-Brian Skluzacek went 3-5 with three RBIs, stole a base and scored a run to lead the Fort Ripley Rebels in an 11-0, seven-inning, win over the St. Mathias Devils Sunday, May 5.

Brett Kramer allowed all three Devils hits as he worked three innings of middle relief to get the win in support of starter Ethan Branum. Logan Kalis closed things out with a hitless seventh inning.


Jake Zontelli stole two bases and accounted for two of the three St. Mathias hits.

St. Mathias 0 3 3 (7 innings)

Fort Ripley 11 9 1

WP: Brett Kramer. LP: Jake Zontelli. Division: SM 0-1 FR 2-0. Overall SM 0-1, FR 2-0.

Pierz Lakers 4, Flensburg 2

PIERZ-Brad Meyer struck out seven and walked one over six innings to pitch the Pierz Lakers to a 4-2 win over the Flensburg Falcons in a non-division game Sunday, May 12.

Chad Weiss struck out six and allowed one hit in three shutout innings to earn a save.

Meyer drove in two runs for Pierz while Nate Janson and Isaac Otte each had one RBI.

Flensburg 2 6 0

Lakers 4 9 0

WP: Brad Meyer. LP: Luke Thoma. 2B: F-Luke Thoma. HR: F-Ike Thoma, Travis Wenzel. Overall Lakers 2-0, F 0-2.

Sobieski 4, Upsala 1

UPSALA-Riley Hirsch went 1-2 with a double and two sacrifices, one of them being a squeeze bunt for an RBI, to lead the Sobieski Skis past the Upsala Blue Jays 4-1 in a West Division game Sunday, May 5.

Scott Litchy also doubled for the Skis and winning pitcher Tyler Jendro went 2-4 at the plate with an RBI. Jendro struck out five, didn't walk a batter and allowed four hits over five innings. Thomas Miller earned a save as he pitched the final four innings. He struck out four and allowed just one hit.

Sobieski 4 7 1

Upsala 1 5 4

WP: Tyler Jendro. LP: John Fuchs. 2B: S-Scott Litchy, Riley Hirsch. Division: S 1-1, U 0-1. Overall: S 1-1, U 1-1.

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