LEGION BASEBALL: Minneota tops Cottonwood

MINNEOTA – Minneota’s Austin Buysse led the team with three RBI in a 6-5 victory over Cottonwood Thursday night. Alex Guttormsson and Justin VanKuelen each added one RBI. Jordan Beck picked up the win on the mound, throwing four innings in relief. Peyton Nuy pitched four innings and struck out four while walking none.

Jacob Neu took the loss, also pitching in relief. He struck out six while walking two, but allowed four earned runs on five hits in five and one-third innings of work. Jacob Rausch and Cody St. Aubin each had an RBI for Cottonwood. St. Aubin finished 3-for-4 from the plate.

COTTONWOOD 110 210 00 — 5

MINNEOTA 200 003 01 — 6

Hitting: Cottonwood (St. Aubin 3-for-4, double, RBI, run; Rausch 2-for-4, RBI; S. Boerboom 2-for-3, two runs; Plotz 1-for-4; Varpness 1-for-4; Neu 1-for-4, run; B. Boerboom 1-for-4, run). Minneota (Buysse 2-for-2, three RBI; VanKeulen 0-for-3, RBI; Beck 2-for-3, run; Knutson 2-for-4, run; Engler 0-for-4, two runs).

LOB–COTTONWOOD 7, MINNEOTA 11. ERR–Jacob Rausch, Peyton

Nuy, Alec Engler, Austin Buysse (2). 2B–Cody St. Aubin,

Austin Buysse. HBP–Seth Boerboom, Jordan Beck (2), Austin

Buysse. SACF–Alex Guttormsson, Justin VanKeulen. SB–Jacob

Neu, Jacob Rausch, Seth Boerboom, Cody St. Aubin, Peyton

Nuy, Jordan Beck.

COTTONWOOD IP H R ER BB SO HR

Randy Louwagie 2.00 2 2 2 4 2 0

Jacob Neu (L) 5.33 5 4 4 2 6 0

MINNEOTA

Peyton Nuy 4.00 8 4 1 0 4 0

Jordan Beck (W) 4.00 3 1 1 0 0 0