Amateur Baseball: Rocheleau’s 17 Ks helps Lakers in big win
Victory League results
Pierz Lakers 12, Opole 2
PIERZ — Preston Rocheleau struck out 17 in eight innings pitched as the Pierz Lakers beat Opole 12-2 in eight innings in a Victory League game Sunday, June 13.
Ryan Diers tallied three hits including a triple and finished with three RBIs for the Lakers.
Peter Herman went 2-4 with a home run and a double with three RBIs as well for the Lakers.
Alex Haapajoki tallied two doubles as the Lakers gathered 18 hits total.
Carter Petron also tallied three hits in the win.
Opole 2 8 0
Pierz 12 18 0
WP: Preston Rocheleau. LP: Tate Lange. 2B: Prz-Chad Weiss, Peter Herman, Alex Haapajoki (2) O-Alex Lange (2), Tate Lange. 3B: Prz-Ryan Diers. HR: Prz-Peter Herman.
Pierz Brewers 5, St. Wendel 0
ST. WENDEL — Isaac Otte threw a complete game shutout in the Pierz Brewers’ 5-0 win over St. Wendel in a Victory League game Sunday, June 13.
Otte allowed four hits and struck seven in his nine innings.
Cody Kimman blasted a solo home run for the Brewers to pick up the only RBI for the Brewers.
Brian Kiel ripped a double for the Brewers as well.
Pierz 5 6 0
St. Wendel 0 4 0
WP: Isaac Otte. LP: Jake Ethen. 2B: Prz-Brian Kiel. HR: Prz-Cody Kimman
Foley 8, Swanville 0
FOLEY — Ryan Chmielewski went 4-5 for Foley in its 8-0 win over Swanville in a Victory League game Sunday, June 13.
The win was the sixth in a row for Foley, who tallied 11 hits in the win.
Swanville 0 2 2
Foley 8 11 1
WP: Mike Beier. LP: Hudson Pung.
Fort Ripley 18, Flensburg 2
FORT RIPLEY — Nathan Ehnstrom went 4-4 in Fort Ripley’s 18-2 win over Flensburg in a Victory League game Saturday, June 12.
Fort Ripley scored three in the first inning and 10 in the second inning to build its big lead.
Bryce Flanagan and Brett Kramer each tallied home runs for Fort Ripley in the win.
Flanagan also tallied nine strikeouts and earned the win.
Flensburg 2 5 0
Fort Ripley 18 18 0
WP: Bryce Flanagan. LP: Funner Gustafson. 2B: FR-Nick Jelacie (2). HR: FR-Bryce Flanagan, Brett Kramer.
Nisswa 4, Swanville 2
NISSWA — Michael Hoge hit the go-ahead two-run single for the Nisswa Lightning in their 4-2 win over Swanville in a Victory League game Saturday, June 12.
Hoge’s hit capped off a four-run seventh inning for the Lightning. Tyler Wittwer and Ty Swenson also notched RBIs in the inning.
Matt Casperson tallied a double for Nisswa in the win.
Tyler Wittwer earned the win on the mound and tallied five strikeouts in 2.2 innings. Sam Jensen started for Nisswa and struck out seven in 5.2 innings.
Swanville 2 7 3
Nisswa 4 3 1
WP: Tyler Wittwer. LP: Joshua Vogel. 2B: N-Matt Casperson, S-Preston Pung.
St. Mathias 7, Upsala 2
ST. MATHIAS — Zack Houle went 2-3 with three RBIs as St. Mathias defeated Upsala 7-2 in a Victory League game Saturday, June 11.
Kyle Welle also went 2-3 with a double and Luke Zontelli also tallied two hits for St. Mathias in the win. St. Mathias finished with 11 hits.
Alex Guggisberg got the win and pitched five innings for St. Mathias.
Upsala 2 6 3
St. Mathias 7 11 1
WP: Alex Guggisberg. LP: Matt Swanson. 2B: SM-Kamden Happke, Kyle Welle, Kyle Wicklund U-Brady Burggraff. HR: U-Matt Swanson.
Randall 9, Nisswa 1
NISSWA — Tory Miller and Jon Blanchette each tallied a double for Nisswa in its 9-1 loss to Randall in a Victory League game Sunday, June 13.
Kody Ruedisili went 2-4 and drove in the only run for Nisswa. Carter Dox struck out eight in 4.2 innings in the loss for Nisswa.
Randall blasted five home runs in the win.
Randall 9 9 2
Nisswa 1 5 6
WP: Travis Wenzel. LP: Eric Bolt. 2B: N-Tory Miller, Jon Blanchette. 3B: . HR: Brandon Dickmann, Sam Nagel, Caleb Strack (2), Dane Couture.
Sobieski 7, St. Mathias 5
ST. MATHIAS — A three-run home run by Sobieski’s Riley Hirsch in the 10th inning helped Sobieski get a 7-5 win over St. Mathias in a Victory League game Sunday, June 13.
Sobieski scored five runs in the top of 10th to take a 7-2 lead. St. Mathias scored three in the bottom of the tenth.
Kyle Welle went 3-5 and Kolten Happke went 2-5 for St. Mathias in the loss.
Sobieski 7 10 2
St. Mathias 5 5 3
WP: Dusty Parker. LP: Alex Guggisberg.
St. Stephen 14, Royalton 2
ROYALTON — Cole Jendro blasted a two-run home run for Royalton in its 14-2 loss to St. Stephen in a Victory League game Sunday, June 13.
Grayson Suska went 3-4 with a walk in the loss for Royalton.
St. Stephen 14 18 0
Royalton 2 9 1
WP: Blake Guggenberger. LP: Nathan Psyck. 2B: SS-Mathew Meyer. HR: R-Cole Jendro, SS-Jake Schelonka, Blake Guggenberger, Mathew Meyer (2), Tony Schmitz, Ben Omann.
Sobieski 13, Buckman 1
SOBIESKI — The Sobieski Skis defeated Buckman 13-1 in a Victory League game Saturday, June 12.
Buckman 1 4 1
Sobieski 13 10 0