Sunshine League Wrapup: Raptors beat Bullheads, fall to AlexandriaEMERY — Trever Vermeulen threw a complete-game four-hitter to help Alexandria defeat Dimock/Emery 6-0 Sunday in Sunshine League amateur baseball action.
By: Sports Staff, The Daily Republic
EMERY — Trever Vermeulen threw a complete-game four-hitter to help Alexandria defeat Dimock/Emery 6-0 Sunday in Sunshine League amateur baseball action.
Vermeulen struck out 10 for Alexandria, which scored one in the first and fourth innings, three in the sixth and added one in the eighth inning.
Offensively for the Angels, Chris Marek was 3-for-4, Casey Solem had a two-RBI single and Cole Wenande added an RBI. Peyton Smith had a hit and scored two runs and Trevor Doyle had a single.
Dimock/Emery’s Jason Schmidt took the loss. He threw six innings, struck out nine and allowed five runs. Gary Earl had two hits and Sam Pischke and Phil Johnson each had a hit.
Alexandria (15-4 overall, 13-2 in the Sunshine League) hosts Platte at 7:30 p.m. Friday, while Dimock/Emery (12-13, 11-4 Sunshine League) is done with league play. The Raptors play at 7:30 p.m. in Salem Tuesday.
Dimock/Emery 20, Parkston Bullheads 9
EMERY — Steve Ernster picked up the win and Dimock/Emery defeated the Parkston Bullheads 20-9 in seven innings Sunday in Sunshine League action.
Jason Schmidt had four hits for the Raptors.
Parkston’s Chad Neugebauer had a two-run double.
No other stats were reported.
Corsica/Stickney 9, Mitchell 8
CORSICA — Keifer Johnson hits a walk-off single to score Lee Niewenhuis as Corsica/Stickney defeated Mitchell 9-8 in Sunshine League amateur baseball action Sunday in Corsica.
Luke Bamberg got the win for Corsica/Stickney, throwing three innings in relief and allowing one run while striking out four.
Jesse Johnson was 6-for-6 for Corsica/Stickney, which was also helped out offensively by Ryan Buck and Niewenhuis who each had three hits.
Jason Skinner took the loss for Mitchell, allowing one run in two innings and striking out one.
Marty Takagi had two hits for the Mad Dogs.
Corsica/Stickney improved its record to 6-14 on the year and is 3-11 in the Sunshine League. The team’s next game is against the Parkston Rock Bass at 8 p.m. Thursday in Corsica.
Mitchell’s next contest is against the Parkston Mudcats at 8 p.m. Thursday in Parkston.
Parkston Mudcats 14, Mount Vernon 4 (7 innings)
PARKSTON — Anthony Williams pitched all seven innings as the Parkston Mudcats beat Mount Vernon by mercy rule 14-4 Sunday in Parkston.
Williams allowed two earned runs on nine hits and four walks. He struck out eight.
Phil Malde suffered the loss on the mound, throwing the entire game and allowing 10 hits and four walks.
The Mudcats were led by Trevor and Spencer Freudenthal as well as Jeff Harris. All three players recorded two hits.
Malde had three hits for Mount Vernon and Brett Young added two for the Cardinals.
The Mudcats (17-4, 12-2 Sunshine League) can clinch a league title with a win in the team’s final league game against Mitchell. That game is set for 8 p.m. Thursday in Parkston.
PARKSTON ROCK BASS 11, PLATTE 6
PLATTE — The Parkston Rock Bass defeated Platte 11-6 Sunday during a Sunshine League amateur baseball game in Platte.
Billy Murtha got the win on the mound. He threw eight innings, allowing 11 hits and striking out nine.
Trevor Salmonson had three hits for the Rock Bass while Jared Weber, Sterling Kinneberg and Dylan Mogck each had two.
Weber knocked in three runs and had a stolen base in the game. Kinneberg had a double and scored twice. Mogck also crossed the plate two times.
Josh Wagner took the loss, throwing the entire game for Platte.
Audie Kuipers led the Killer Tomatoes offensively, going 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored.
Grant Olson and Frank Cutler had two hits each. Olson had two RBIs while Cutler scored a run.
The Rock Bass improved to 8-6 in the league and take on Corsica/Stickney for their final regular season league game. That game is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday in Corsica.
Platte’s final league contest of the regular season is against Alexandria at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Alexandria.