A’s beat Bees for second straight win
COLD SPRING- The Marshall A’s picked up their second straight win in the Cold Spring tournament with a 4-1 win over Brainerd Sunday.
Steven Wehr pitched the full seven innings for Marshall, striking out 11 against just three walks. Brainerd got its one earned run on six hits.
Zach Olson had a double and a triple in the contest while Jarred Carlson finished with a double.
Olson had two RBI to go with one each from Carlson and Austin Stubbs.
Blake Eller had the lone RBI for Brainerd, going 1-for-3 from the plate.
Eller took the loss on the mound, striking out four and walking one in six innings of work.
Sauk Rapids 7
COLD SPRING- The Marshall A’s needed a team effort to pull away from the Sauk Rapids Cyclones in the seventh inning for a 10-7 victory on Saturday in Cold Spring. Austin Stubbs led off the inning off with a double, but it looked like the game might remain tied when the next two batters each flew out to right field.
Leo Zerr made sure that did not happen after he hit a single to score Stubbs. Zerr and Ben Korger also crossed the plate in the seventh to give the A’s two more insurance runs.
Jarred Carlson went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBI. Stubbs also added two RBI on a 2-for-4 day at the plate. Zerr went 2-for-3 and one RBI.
Travis McGlauflin ptiched six innings and gave up seven hits for the A’s. Zach Olson came in for one inning of relief and surrendered one run.
Andy Henkemeyer had three RBI for the Cyclones. Bo Schmitz and Tyler Bjork each added two hits.
The A’s will play a double header at home against St. Cloud July 26. Game one is set to start at 2 p.m.
Hadley advanced to the regional playoff round, sweeping Windom 2-0 with a 6-4 win Saturday.
Colby Pack had a big day offensively for the Buttermakers, going 3-for-5 with a home run and two doubles, totaling one RBI.
Eric Wieneke also homered for Hadley, going 2-for-2 with one RBI.
Hadley also got RBI from Joe Larson and Nick Bruning.
Bruning picked up the save on the mound for Hadley, pitching the fina 1 2-3 innings.
Sam Erickson picked up the win, going 7 1-3 innings while striking out three and walking one.
Andrew Hirsch took the loss for Windom. He also pitched 7 1-3 innings and struck out six while walking five.
Zach Bartosh was the main offensive threat for Windo, going 2-for-4 with two RBI and had a double.
Sam Huska also had a double and an RBI.
Hadley will play Wednesday at 7:30 against an opponent that will be determined tonight.