Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 7, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 1
MORRIS – The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tigers suffered their first loss of the season on Thursday 7-1 to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Chizek Field.
The Falcons big inning came in the third when they scored three runs, two on a single by Jeremy Nelson to make it 4-0.
The Tigers answered with a run in the bottom of the inning when Chase Metzger singled with two outs, then scored from first on an error in center field off the bat of Toby Sayles. That’s as close as the Tigers would get with the Falcons adding two more in the fifth, and one in the sixth.
Sayles took the loss on the hill, pitching four innings, allowing six runs (two earned) on five hits, walking five and striking out eight. Chandler Vogel tossed three innings of relief allowing a run on one hit, walking one and striking out two.
Sayles led the Tigers at the plate going 2-3.
Nelson was 2-4 with three RBI’s for the Falcons, while Kobe Holtz earned the win tossing six innings allowing one unearned run on five hits, and striking out 13.
Ortonville 7, West Central Area 3
BARRETT – The Ortonville Trojans strung together three hits and took advantage of three West Central errors to score six runs in the top of the third, on their way to a 7-3 win over the Knights in Barrett on Thursday.
The teams traded first inning runs before the Trojans blew the game wide open. Caden Fernholz took the loss and was chased from the game in the third after allowing seven runs (three earned) on seven hits, walking four and striking out two.
Nathan Kaye inherited a bases loaded situation with the Trojans four and five hitters coming up, but would pitch out of the jam to limit the damage. Kaye earned player of the game throwing 4.2 innings, allowing one hit and striking out two while going 1-2 at the plate with a walk and run scored.
Deric Radermacher earned the win for Ortonville, throwing five innings, allowing three runs on six hits, walking four and striking out two.
Radermacher helped his own cause by going 3-3 at the plate with two doubles, and two runs scored. Nate Treinen was 2-4 with two RBI’s for the Trojans who are now 3-1. The Knights fall to 3-1.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 7, Ashby 6
CLINTON – Lukas Adelman hit two doubles and collected two RBI’s to lead the CGB Wolverines past Ashby 7-6 on Tuesday in Clinton. Austin Kipp had a triple with an RBI, and Sam Adelman added two RBI’s while earning the win on the mound for CGB who is now 2-2 on the season.
The Arrows fall to 2-3.
Brandon-Evansville 6, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 3
WHEATON – Brandon-Evansville jumped out to a 4-0 lead and would hang on for 6-3 win over Wheaton/Herman-Norcross in Wheaton.
Jake Hintermeister opened the scoring with a two-run single in the second, and Marshall Riedel added a two-run double in the third.
The Chargers added an insurance run in the seventh when Keagan Schiele delivered an RBI single, scoring Riedel.
Tanner Bitzan earned the win for Brandon-Evansville. He threw four innings, allowing one run on two hits, while striking out five. Austin Bitzan recorded the last nine outs to earn the save for Brandon-Evansville who is 3-2.
Nelson Shmidt took the loss for Wheaton, tossing 5.1 innings, allowing five runs on eight hits, and striking out five.
Brandon-Evansville 9, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 8
WHEATON – Brandon-Evansville scored eight runs over the final two innings to erase a seven run deficit, and earn a come-from-behind victory over Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 9-8 on Tuesday in Wheaton.
The Warriors scored five in the third inning and built up a 7-0 lead going into the the top of the fourth. The Chargers answered with a run in the fourth and three in the sixth. Trailing 8-4 entering the seventh, the Chargers were able to score five runs.
The Warriors were one out away from the win, leading 8-7 when the Chargers Haddey Zastrow drove in the game-tying run on a single to left, and Emily Bukkila followed with the go-ahead RBI on a single to the gap.
Sadie Roers celebrated her 18th birthday by earning the win, tossing five innings in relief, allowing one run on five hits, walking two and striking out five. Shyanna Behrens led five Chargers with two-hit performances by going 2-3 with three RBI’s and two runs scored. Brandon-Evansville is now 5-2 on the season.
Taryn Kemper led the Warriors by going 3-4 with two doubles and an RBI, Macee Tolifson went 2-3 with two runs scored, and took the loss in the circle. The Warriors fall to 0-2.
Ortonville 10, West Central Area 8
ORTONVILLE – West Central Area took an 8-1 lead into the fifth inning before a defensive collapse allowed Ortonville to not only climb back into the game, but earn the win 10-8 on Thursday, handing the Knights their first loss of the season.
The Knights committed 13 errors in the field, which opened the door for the Trojans, and they took full advantage. Brianna Kreft pitched the first five innings, allowing just one hit while striking out six, Hailey Bennett pitched the final two frames giving up four hits and walking five.
The Knights were short on roster depth with players missing due to holiday travel, and to compound the issue Izzy Witbrodt broke her hand during a collision in field. Despite the injury though, Witbrodt led the Knights at the plate going 3-3, Hannah Anderson and Lexi Bright each went 2-3.
TRACK & FIELD
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley @ Rosholt Meet
ROSHOLT – CGB Wolverines track athlete Cedric Barnes was named the MVP of the Rosholt meet for his first place finishes in the 100, 4×200, 4×400, and long jump events.
The Wolverines 4×400 relay team consisted of Barnes, Maichael Haukos, Isaac Lillehaug, and Jordan Kellen. The 4×200 team included Riley Kleindl, Preston Reedy, Lillehaug, and Barnes.
Other results for the boys included Kevin Fischer taking first in the 3200 meter run, Kleindl was fourth in the 200 meter, Lillehaug was second in the high jump and Jacob Gillespie took third in shot put.
Michael Haukos was second in the 1600 meter run, with Fischer taking eighth.
In girls results, Callie Vold took first in the triple jump and third in the long jump, while Callie Kleindl took second in the 100 meter dash.