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VFW Baseball: Brainerd 16U sweeps St. Cloud Little Falls

Broc Peterson homered and drove in two runs and pitched 5.2 innings to get the win as the Brainerd VFW 16U team beat St. Cloud Blue 12-6 Wednesday, June 13.

Peterson allowed eight hits and one earned run with two walks and three strikeouts.

Gunnar Wicklund was 3-4 with a double and triple and Ethan Sannes had two hits. Derek Bursch also drove in two runs.

Max Kappes, Jake Miller and Mason Argir each had three hits in a 14-4 victory in Game Two. Kaleb Sundquist, Miller, Sannes and Argir each drove in two runs.

Sundquist pitched five innings to get the win. He allowed seven hits and four earned runs with one walk and two strikeouts.

Game One

St. Cloud Blue 6 10 0

Brainerd 12 10 3

WP: Broc Peterson. 2B: B-Ethan Sannes, Gunnar Wicklund. 3B: B-Wicklund. HR: Peterson.

Game Two

St. Cloud Blue 4 7 0

Brainerd 14 14 2

WP: Kaleb Sundquist. 2B: B-Max Kappes, Sundquist, Mason Argir, 2. 3B: B-Jake Miller.

16U sweeps Little Falls

Michael Laber pitched a complete game and Gunnar Wicklund was 2-for-2 with an RBI to lead the Brainerd 16U VFW team to a 4-2 win over Little Falls in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday, June 12.

Laber allowed just one hit and no earned runs with four walks and four strikeouts.

In Game Two, Colby Watland was 3-3 with a double and Max Kappes was 2-2 with two runs scored in a 5-4 Brainerd victory. Marcus Lennartson got the win in relief. In two innings, he allowed no hits and one earned run with two walks and a strikeout.

Game One

Little Falls 2 1 2

Brainerd 4 8 1

WP: Michael Laber. 2B: B-Colby Watland.

Game Two

Little Falls 4 2 0

Brainerd 5 9 0

WP: Marcus Lennartson. 2B: B-Watland, Mason Argir.

15U sweeps Pillager

Harry Carlson pitched a 3-hit shutout with five strikeouts as the Brainerd 15U team blanked Pillager 6-0 in Game One of a doubleheader Tuesday, June 12. Will Carlson and Paris Hampton each had two hits for Brainerd.

In Game Two, Christian Augustine had two hits and Andrew Zuk and Theo Lund each drove in two runs as Brainerd nipped Pillager 7-6. Lund got the win in relief. Ty Swenson had three hits for Pillager.

Game One

Pillager 0 3 1

Brainerd 6 6 2

WP: Harry Carlson. LP: Cade Barrett. 2B: B-Will Carlson.

Game Two

Pillager 6 6 2

Brainerd 7 4 1

WP: Theo Lund. LP: Sam Jensen. 2B: P-Cade Barrett, Ty Swenson; B-Andrew Zuk, Christian Augustine.