Amateur Baseball: Lightning tally 61 runs in 2 games
AITKIN--The Nisswa Lightning tallied 61 runs in two-seven inning games over the weekend. The 8-1 Lightning crushed the Aitkin Steam 38-2 Sunday and overpowered the Holdingford Express 23-2 Friday night. Further details on the game with Aitkin wer...
AITKIN-The Nisswa Lightning tallied 61 runs in two-seven inning games over the weekend.
The 8-1 Lightning crushed the Aitkin Steam 38-2 Sunday and overpowered the Holdingford Express 23-2 Friday night.
Further details on the game with Aitkin were not available.
Overall: N 8-1, A 2-7. Next: Cuyuna Range at Nisswa 1:30 p.m. June 26; St. Mathias at Aitkin 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Lastrup 8, Buckman 0
BUCKMAN-Chad Weiss threw a complete-game, three-hit shutout with nine strikeouts for the Lastrup Lakers in an 8-0 win over the Buckman Billygoats in a battle for first place in the East Division Sunday.
The two teams entered the game with 6-1 records.
Rick Schlieman went 4-5 for the Lakers while Jason Sadlovsky contributed a double and Shawn Fisher and Paul Herman had two hits each.
Travis Kahl, Mark Kahl and Joe Kahl accounted for the Buckman hits.
Lastrup 8 14 1
Buckman 0 3 1
WP: Chad Weiss. LP: Jeremy Monson. 2B: L-Jason Sadlovsky. Overall: L 7-1, B 6-2. Next: Pierz Brewers at Buckman 1:30 p.m. Saturday; Lastrup at Pierz Brewers 4 p.m. June 19.
Fort Ripley 12, Holdingford 0
FORT RIPLEY-Nick Jelacie ripped a game-ending grand slam in the bottom of the seventh that capped a seven-run inning for the unbeaten Fort Ripley Rebels who defeated the Holdingford Express 12-0 Sunday.
Ethan Branum threw a complete game three-hit shutout striking out five.
Rhett Williamson tripled and Brian Skluzacek and Brett Kramer each ripped doubles for the 9-0 Rebels who lead the North Division.
Holdingford 0 3 2
Fort Ripley 12 10 0
WP: Ethan Branum. LP: Derek Thielen. 2B: FR-Brian Skluzacek, Brett Kramer . 3B: FR-Rhett Williamson. HR: Nick Jelacie. Overall: FR 9-0. Next: Fort Ripley at St. Mathias 1:30 p.m. June 26.
Brewers 11, Royalton 2
ROYALTON-Aaron Weber was 4-4 with a home run and Chuck Boser homered while going 2-4 to lead the Pierz Brewers to an 11-2 victory over the Royalton Riverdogs in an East Division game Sunday.
Dylan Kummet, Greg Pohlkamp, Cody Meyer, Mitch Dorn and Mike Poser contributed two hits each.
Brewers 11 17 3
Royalton 2 11 2
WP: Mike Poser. LP: Nate Psyck. HR: P-Aaron Weber, Chuck Boser. Overall: P 5-4. Next: Pierz Brewers at Buckman 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
St. Stephen 8, St. Mathias 7
ST. STEPHEN-Matt Woitalla doubled, Matt Tautges was 3-5 and Nick Herold went 2-5 with a RBI for the St. Mathias Devils in their 8-7 10-inning loss to the St. Stephen Steves Sunday.
St. Mathias 7 9 2
St. Stephen 8 14 2
WP: Austin Guggenberger. LP: Teddy Dehler. 2B: StM-Matt Woitalla. Overall: StM 2-6. Next: St. Mathias at Aitkin 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
St. Wendel 14, Cuyuna Range 5
ST. WENDEL-Luke Zontelli belted a three-run homer and Lance Herbst added a solo blast for the Cuyuna Range Miners in their 14-5 loss to the St. Wendel Saints Sunday.
Cuyuna 5 6 2
St. Wendel 14 16 2
WP: Max Posch. LP: Jake Zontelli. HR: CR-Lance Herbst, Luke Zontelli. Overall: CR 3-6. Next: Aitkin at Cuyuna Range 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Opole 5, Bulldogs 1
OPOLE-Brian Kiel and Jon Hanson collected two hits apiece for the Pierz Bulldogs in their 5-1 loss to the Opole Bears Sunday.
Bulldogs 1 5 1
Opole 5 6 1
WP: Jake Nelson. LP: Aaron Schultz. Overall: P 1-7. Next: Upsala at Pierz Bulldogs 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Nisswa 23, Holdingford 2
NISSWA-Eight walks and three-run homers from both Luke Schumer and Drew Boland led to 11 first-inning runs for the Nisswa Lightning who went on to defeat the Holdingford Express 23-2 in seven innings Friday night.
Jason Roepke added a two-run homer in the fifth and finished 3-5 with four RBIs. Jeremiah Piepkorn, Morgan Shepherd and Matt Casperson had two hits each.
Holdingford 2 6 5
Nisswa 23 14 0
WP: Scott Sand. LP: Travis Thielen. HR: N-Drew Boland, Jason Roepke, Luke Schumer. Overall: N 7-1.