SPORTS ROUNDUP: Long Sox edge Hanska for win

HANSKA – Lamberton edged Hanska in amateur baseball action on Sunday.

Tyler Reiner had the key hit in the game as he finished with a home run and a double to go with his RBI. Holden Salfer also finished with an RBI as he went 1-for-4 at the plate.

The Long Sox (2-0) also had hits from Logan Wilheit and Isaac Jenniges.

Hanska recorded just five total hits with Gabe Knowles grabbing two of them. Walker Froehling, Derek Wilfahrt and Kevin Larson each came up with hits as well.

Shane Schoberg picked up the win on the mound, coming in relief of Jacob Jenniges. Shoberg pitched two innings and stuck out two and didn’t allow any runs. Jenniges pitched the first four innings and struck out three while allowing just two hits and no walks. Dylan Bunting picked up the save for Lamberton.

Wilfahrt pitched four innings for Hanska and allowed one run before Dayton Larson pitched the next four innings and let up the second run and was saddled with the loss.

Milroy Irish 6, Luverne 3

MIILROY – The Milroy Irish took a 6-3 win over Luverne on Sunday.

Dominic Dolan was the main source of offense for the Irish (2-0) as he went 3-for-5 and had two runs scored. Dakota Freiborg also had an impressive day at the plate with two RBI to go with a three- hit day from Tyler Peterson.

Milroy Irish manager Bob Dolan was pleased with the way his team perfromed.

“Our top of the lineup was very productive today,” Dolan said. “They collected ten hits. It was a league game that we needed to win.

Tanner Skattum went 2-for-3 for Luverne and Tyler Peterson was the winning pitcher.

Madison 6, Minneota 5

MINNEOTA – The Minneota Mudhens fell to the Madison Mallards on Sunday, losing 6-5.

Matt Enger powered the Mallards, offensively, as he had four RBI and recorded a double. Avan Kells also added an RBI for Madison, hitting a home run in the first innings.

Derek Buysse hit in two runs, as he went 2-for-5 with a double and Jesus Macias added an RBI of his own. Minneota (0-2) also got hits from Jason Myhre, Justin Greenwood and Doug Mead.

Danny Hennen pitched six innings for Minneota and struck out six while walking none and allowed three runs on three hits. Cal Swedzinski pitched the final three and recorded one strikeout and two walks. He was saddled with the loss.

Colby Siegert was the winning pitcher for Madison, earning the win in relief. He pitched 1 1/3 and had no strikeouts and one walk. Sam Haas picked up the save.


Red Rock Central 3-7, MLA 5-5

LAMBERTON – Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove dropped the first game of a split doubleheader, falling 5-3 to Mountain Lake Area in Game 1 and winning 7-5 in Game 2.

In Game 1, Levi Kass and Alex Gerdes each doubled in the contest for Mountain Lake Area and Kass finished with two RBI to go with one from Gerdes.

Jacob Otton provided the offensive highlight for the Falcons, driving in two runs with a home run while Matt Otto recorded a hit as well. Austin Price had the other RBI for RRC.

In Game 2, the Falcons hung on for a 7-5 win in game two thanks to two RBI each from Jacob Otto and Price. Tyler Martius and Joel Derickson also chalked RBI for the Falcons and Derickson also got the win on the mound.

Carter Kirk was the main source of offense for MLA, hitting a home run and a double and picking up two RBI. Andrew Hirsch was the losing pitcher.

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 4, Adrian Area 0

TRACY – Tracy-Milroy-Balaton fell 4-0 to Adrian Area on Saturday. Adrian Area got a strong pitching performance from Tony Sieve, who allowed just four hits and struck out eight while walking just two in his full seven innings of work.

Jordan Bertrand contributed two RBI for Adrian Area while they also got RBI from Ian Ruppert and Michael Pruess.

Derek Larson, Brady Lanoue, Riley Steffes and Ben Johnson recorded the hits for the Panthers.

Taylor Carlson got the start on the mound ands threw five innings as he struck out six and walked three. Three of the four runs allowed were earned. Larson pitched the final two in relief and struck out one batter.


Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian 17-21, Yellow Medicine East 1-11

GRANITE FALLS – Yellow Medicine East fell in both games of a double header to Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian on Saturday.

The Sting lost the first game 17-1 and dropped the second in a high scoring affair 21-11.

In Game 1, Paige Larson and Morgan Flann combined to go 5-for-8 from the plate and drive in eight runs for BOLD. Larson had two doubles to go with one from Flann. The Warriors also got RBI from Emily Gass, Lauren Kopel, Taylor Sagedahl, Kiah Morse, Bailey Ebert and Allison Krause.

The Sting’s lone RBI cam from Allie Zieske on an RBI double. Hailey Enstad also recorded a double.

Flann picked up the win for the Warriors while Mariah Norell took the loss.

In Game 2, Larson lead BOLD, offensively, with five RBI as she went 4-for-5 from the plate and had two doubles and a home run to go with four runs scored.

The Warriors also got doubles from Elsa Skeie and Morse. Morse had three RBI to go with one from Skeie.

On the YME side, Marissa Sneller went 1-for-4, but it was a big hit. She drove in three with a triple to record three RBI while Megan Odegard, Madie Haggert and Zieske all had one each.

Jordan Glad finished with three RBI as well, as she went 1-for-2 with a double. Enstad finished 1-for-2 with a double as well and scored two runs.

MCC goes 1-2 during Pipestone Area Tournament

PIPESTONE – Murray County Central came away with a 1-2 record in the Pipestone Area Tournament on Saturday, losing the opening game to Watertown 20-5, before beating Marshall 4-3 and losing to the Sioux Falls Flash 5-2.

In the opening game, Kristi Bose and Abby Lee each went 2-for-4 from the plate and had two RBI. Bose had a triple and Lee had a double.

Angela Dahlgren had a double and an RBI to go with a double from Kenda Blomgren.

Bailey Jacobson suffered the pitching loss as she went the full five innings and allowed 20 runs (18 earned) on 17 hits. She struck out four and walked six.

In the 5-2 loss to the Sioux Falls Flash, Blomgren went 2-for-4 with a double and hab and RBI. Bose also had a double to go with a single from Jacobsen and Brooklyne Miller.

Layla Gertsema was saddled with the loss in the pitching circle as she went the full seven innings and gave up the five runs (all earned) on seven hits and recorded no strikeouts and no walks.

Game 1

Watertown 20, MCC 5

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Hitting: Watertown (Rorkr 5-for-5, three RBI, four runs) MCC (Bose 2-for-4, triple, two RBI; Lee 2-for-4, double, RBI; Dahlgren 1-for-3, double, RBI; Blomgren 1-for-2, double)

Pitching: Watertown (Kerrigan 6-8-5-4-4-4) MCC ( Jacobson 6-17-20-18-6-4)

Game 2

Hitting: MCC (Dahlgren, 2-for-4, RBI, double; Blomgren 1-for-4, double; Bose 1-for-4; Lee 1-for-4, triple; Miller 1-for-3; Giese 2-for-4, two runs).

Game 3

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Hitting: MCC (Blomgren 2-for-4, double, RBI; Bose 1-for-4; Jacobson 1-for-3, single; Miller 1-for-3, single).

Pitching: MCC (Gertsema 7-7-5-5-0-0).

Dawson-Boyd 15-11, Lac qui Parle Valley 0-8

MADISON – Dawson-Boyd earned two more wins on Saturday, beating Lac que Parle Valley 15-0 in five innings and 11-8. In game one, Alyssa Strand had a double and home run as she went 2-for-4 from the plate. They also got two hits from Sydney Giese to go with one hit from Andrea Lee, Helena Olson and Hailey Mork.

Kelsey Kuechenmeister had two hits for the Eagles while Kelsea Lund and Jenny Arnold each had one hit.

Sadie Zaiser was the winning pitcher in game one as she struck out one and let up four hits in five innings.

Ally Jenson was saddled with the loss.

In game two, Olson lead the hitting for Dawson-Boyd with a double while Nicole Jurgenson, Giese, Lee, Mork and Zaiser each had base hits. Lund was the main highlight offensively for the Eagles, bringing in three runs on a triple.

Game 1

Dawson-Boyd 15, LQPV 0


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Hitting: Dawson-Boyd ( Strand 2-for-3, HR, double, RBI; Lee 1-for-3, double; Giese 2-for-4; Olson 1-for-2; Mork 1-for-3) LQPV (Kuchenmeister 2-for-2; Lund 2-for-2; Lund 1-for-2; Arnold 1-for-2).

Pitching: Dawson-Boyd (Zaiser 5-4-0-0-0-1).

Game 2

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Hitting: Dawson-Boyd (Olson 1-for-3, double; Jurgenson 1-for-2; Giese 1-for-3; Lee 1-for-3; Lee 1-for-3; Mork 1-for-3; Zaiser 1-for-3) LQPV (Lund 2-for-3, triple, three RBI).

Pitching: Dawson-Boyd ( Giese (W) 5 1/3-7-8-6-2-3; Zaiser 1 2/3-0-0-0-0-2)