Canova-Howard offense comes up big in 15-0 winCanova/Howard scored 10 second-inning runs en route to a mercy-rule win over Four Corners Saturday afternoon at the Class B state amateur baseball tournament at Cadwell Park.
By: Sports Staff, The Daily Republic
Canova/Howard scored 10 second-inning runs en route to a mercy-rule win over Four Corners Saturday afternoon at the Class B state amateur baseball tournament at Cadwell Park.
The Gang beat Four Corners 15-0 after five innings to advance to the second round, where they’ll play Tabor at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Garrett Gassman, Trevor Oswald, Jason Miller and Tucker Gassman each had two hits for the Gang, which outhit Four Corners 13-4.
Jared Hegdahl threw all five innings and gave up four hits for Canova/Howard. He struck out six.
Mike Kendall had two hits for Four Corners and Tate Gabriel was the losing pitcher. He allowed four hits in one inning of work. He gave up six runs and walked two.
Tabor 16, Renner Old Timers 2
Steve Fejfar went 4-for-5 at the plate and Tabor defeated the Renner Old Timers 16-2 in a first-round game Saturday.
The game ended after seven innings due to the 10-run rule.
Rob Keppen had two hits and four RBIs, Chris Sutera had three hits and three RBIs and Doug Vanecek and Jason Humpal each had two hits.
Vanecek picked up the win, throwing 4 1/3 innings. He allowed three hits, two earned runs and he walked five.
Curt Cutler was the losing pitcher for Renner. He tossed five innings and gave up 14 hits and 12 earned runs. He walked one and struck out one.
Five Renner players had one hit apiece.
Clark 3, Martin 2
Clark’s Cody Marzahn threw a complete game and had four strikeouts in a 3-2 first-round win over Martin Saturday.
Marzahn allowed eight hits, one walk and two earned runs.
Bryce DesLauriers, Josh Strickland and Cody Marzahn had two hits with an RBI for Clark.
Martin, which bunted into a double play to end the game while trying to execute a suicide squeeze, scored one run in the bottom of the eighth to pull within one run.
Michael Fuchs had two hits and Alex Bakey was the losing pitcher. Bakey threw 3 1/3 innings, allowed seven hits and one earned run. He struck out three.
Clark advances to play Akron at 6 p.m. Wednesday in a second-round game.
Akron (Iowa) 4, Winner/Colome 1
Derek Graesser walked 11 and struck out 16 in Winner/Colome’s 4-1 loss to Akron, Iowa, Saturday in a first-round game.
Graesser gave up three hits and two earned runs. Akron’s Blaze Hansen threw seven innings, gave up five hits and walked four. He recorded nine strikeouts.
Akron led 1-0 through seven innings and added two in the top of the eighth. Four players had one hit apiece and Sam Jacobs had two RBIs.
Graesser was the only player in the game to record multiple hits with three and one RBI. Winner/Colome finished with six hits to Akron’s four.
Madison 4, Wynot (Neb.) 3
Matt Burpee’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth gave Madison a 4-3 win over Wynot, Neb., in the second round of the state amateur baseball tournament Sunday in Mitchell.
Burpee finished with two hits and gave Chris Brozik the win on the mound, throwing six innings of relief and allowing one earned run on seven hits and four walks while striking out three.
Eric Hortness and Greg Biagi added two hits each for Madison, which takes on Britton at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell.
Scott Morrison took the loss for Wynot, throwing 8 1/3 innings and allowing three earned runs on 10 hits and two walks. He struck out two.
Chase Rolfes was 3-for-4 in his team’s final game while Steve Heimes added two hits.
Britton 12, Clear Lake 7
Aaron Kappes was 4-for-6 with five RBIs and two runs scored to help lead Britton over Clear Lake 12-7 Sunday in the Class B state amateur baseball tournament at Cadwell Park in Mitchell.
Pat Krause was the only other Britton batter with multiple hits, going 2-for-5 with two RBIs and four runs scored.
Tom Ploske got the win on the mound, throwing 4 1/3 innings in relief and allowing five earned runs on six hits and six walks while striking out five.
Phil Anderson was the losing pitcher for Clear Lake. He allowed seven earned runs on 11 hits and five walks. He struck out six.
Don Cassels was 2-for-5 and Logan Ruhd was 2-for-4 for Clear Lake.
Britton advances to take on Madison at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell.