Amateur Baseball: Strack, Sobieski blanks Windom in opener

Results from the opening week of the Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament.

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WACONIA — Caleb Strack pitched a nine-inning one-hitter to lead the Sobieski skis to a 2-0 victory in the opening round of the Class C State Tournament Saturday, Aug. 21.

Strack, a pick-up from the Randall Cubs, struck out 17 and walked four for the Skis.

Dusty Parker finished 2-3 with an RBI. Ben Hanowski was 2-4 with a double and a run and Beau Hanowski scored the other Sobieski run.


Windom 0 1 3
Sobieski 2 6 1
WP: Caleb Strack. LP: Collin Lovell. 2B: S-Ben Hanowski.

Foley 6, Stark 4

CHASKA — Luis Massa went 3-3 with a double, home run and two RBIs and Drew Beier drove in two runs and earned the save as the Foley Lumberjacks clipped Stark 6-4 Sunday, Aug. 22, in the opening round of the Class C State Tournament.

Ean VonWald was 2-3 with two runs for Foley.

Ryan Chmielewski went 7.1 innings and allowed four runs on eight hits and two walks. He struck out eight for the win. Beier allowed one hit and struck out two in his 1.2 innings of relief.

Foley 6 9 0
Stark 4 9 2
WP: Ryan Chmielewski. LP: Jevan Richert. S: Drew Beier. 2B: F-Luis Massa. HR: F-Massa.


Princeton 1, St. Stephen 0

CHASKA — Landon Lunser gave up one run on seven hits and two walks, but it was the deciding run as St. Stephen fell to Princeton 1-0 in the opening round of the Class C State Tournament Sunday, Aug. 22.

Lunser struck out five in 7.2 innings of work. Brett Kramer, a pick-up from Fort Ripley, got the final out in the bottom of the eighth.

Jake Schelonka and Ben Omann each collected two hits for St. Stephen

St. Stephen 0 7 0
Princeton 1 7 2
WP: Damon Rademacher. LP: Landon Lunser.
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