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Amateur baseball roundup: Corsica/Stickney outlasts Platte

CORSICA—Aaron Groeneweg belted a solo home run and had three hits in Corsica/Stickney's 4-2 win over Platte in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Sunday.

Groeneweg also earned the win, mowing down 10 batters, scattering eight hits and allowing two runs (one earned) in the complete-game performance.

Offensively, Dylanger Pierson and Ryan Buck each had a hit for Corsica/Stickney. Logan Risse also drove in a run for the Horned Frogs.

For the Platte Killer Tomatoes, Riley Hoffman and Michael Buitenbos both had two hits. Richard Sternberg, Hayden Kuiper, Brandon Kemp and Pat Veurink each had a hit. Sternberg took the loss. He gave up five hits, four runs (three earned) and struck out six batters.

Corsica-Stickney (8-5, 6-5 Sunshine League) plays at Platte on Tuesday. Platte (4-8, 4-6 Sunshine League) hosts Corsica/Stickney on Tuesday.

Winner/Colome 6, Parkston 5

WINNER—Winner/Colome out-hit Parkston 14-9 in a Sunshine League amateur baseball victory on Sunday.

Winner/Colome had seven players record a hit, with Drew Demers and Derek Graesser each finishing with three. Dillon Lambley, Connor Hopkins and Tarell Bauld each had two hits. Hopkins knocked in two runs. Zach Harter hit a two-run double. Geno Katz added an RBI single.

Kelly O'Bryan earned the win. He gave up nine hits, five runs (four earned) and struck out four batters in seven innings.

For Parkston, Jeff Harris, Brady Nolz and James Boehmer each had two hits. Tyler Nolz, Jake Delange and Jesse Grosdidier each added a hit. Tyler Nolz had two RBIs, while Lucas, James Boehmer and Dylan Mogck drove in a run. Jake Weber took the loss. He allowed 14 hits and six runs (four earned) in eight innings.

Winner/Colome (14-2, 10-2 Sunshine League) plays at Wagner on July 8. Parkston (9-10, 4-7 Sunshine League) hosts Mount Vernon on July 8.

Dimock/Emery 10, Mount Vernon 0

EMERY—Jason Schmidt powered Dimock/Emery to a 10-0 Sunshine League victory over Mount Vernon on Sunday. The game was called after seven innings.

Schmidt pitched the complete game, striking out 11 batters. At the plate, he had three hits, a solo home run and three RBIs. Jed Schmidt had two doubles and an RBI. Sam Pischke had two hits. Tucker Kingsbury had two hits, including a double and an RBI.

For Mount Vernon, Luke Tiesler took the loss. He gave up 10 runs, 13 hits and struck out four batter. Offensively, Eric Giblin had two hits for the Mustangs.

Dimock/Emery (10-9, 5-6 Sunshine League) plays at Parkston on Wednesday. Mount Vernon (4-9, 2-9 Sunshine League) hosts Parkston on July 8.

Plankinton 7, Chamberlain 0

PLANKINTON—Josh Engquist mowed down 13 batters and powered Plankinton to a Pony Hills League amateur baseball victory over Chamberlain on Sunday. Engquist gave up just two hits in shutout performance.

Offensively, Trevor Salmonson had three hits and two RBIs. Chris Hill and Tyler Waddle both had two hits. Salmonson had two RBIs and Waddle drove in a run. Travis Gant, Trevor Boyd, Orric Earl, Kyle Bruinsman and Ryan Urban each had a hit.

For Chamberlain, Adam Schroeder and Ryan Schoenhard each had a single. Mike Schwartz took the loss. He scattered 12 hits, allowed seven runs (one earned) and struck out three batters in eight innings.

Plankinton (8-1 Pony Hills League) hosts Four Corners on Thursday. Chamberlain (3-7 Pony Hills League) plays at Kimball/White Lake on Thursday.

Freeman 8, Tabor 0

FREEMAN—Nate Broehm struck out 16 Tabor batters to help the hometown Black Sox to a South Central League victory Sunday.

Broehm pitched eight innings in the win.

Broehm allowed two hits and walked six in eight innings of work for the win. Phil Madsen had a bases-clearing double as part of a four-run third inning and Brett Scherschligt and Kevin Kunz each had RBI singles in the seventh inning for Freeman.

Colin Muth took the loss for the Bluebirds, who were held to three hits on offense.

Freeman (3-8 South Central League) plays at Menno on Wednesday. Tabor (7-2 South Central League) hosts Irene today.

Miller 12, Four Corners 8

HAYES—Miller and Four Corners combined for 41 hits in a Pony Hills League slugfest on Sunday.

For Miller, Cody Cotton, Juan Sabilier and Jay Winter each smacked home runs. Brant Winter added three hits, while Josh Hoffman finished with three RBIs. Cotton earned the win, despite allowing a whopping 24 hits, giving up eight earned runs and striking out four batters in 8 2/3 innings.

For Four Corners, Andrew McCloud went 5-for-6 and drove in a run. Adam Kaus had four hits, while Justin Lester and Mike Hand had three hits. Justin Allen, J.D. Farley, Brad Hand and Nate Farley each had two hits. Farley took the loss. He gave up 17 hits, 12 earned runs and struck out 11 batters.

Miller (6-6) plays South Central on Thursday in Gregory. Four Corners (6-3 Pony Hills League) plays at Plankinton on Thursday.

Saturday's Games

Parkston 3, Crofton (Neb.) 3

The Parkston Mudcats and Crofton (Nebraska) Bluejays played to a 3-3 tie on Saturday at Cadwell Park. The game was called in the top of the seventh inning due to rainy weather.

For Parkston, Jeff Harris, Brady Nolz, James Boehmer and Jake Weber each had a hit. In the second inning, Weber hit a two-run single for the Mudcats. In the sixth inning, Nolz hit an RBI single for Parkston's other run.

Dillon Stadlman started and pitched the first 5 1/3 innings, allowing six hits, zero runs and striking out three batters. Nolz pitched 1 1/3 relief innings, giving up three hits and three earned runs in the seventh inning.

Mount Vernon 13, Redfield 2

Nine players recorded a hit as the Mount Vernon Mustangs rolled to a 13-2 non-league amateur baseball victory over Redfield on Saturday at Cadwell Park.

Austin Graves finished 4-for-5, had a double and scored three runs. Chase Hetland and Owen London both had two hits and two RBIs. Deric Denning had a two-run single and Jason Spicer had an RBI double. Cameron Deinert, Jake Steffen, Tate Deinert and Bobby Beach-Pattison each had a hit. London earned the win, striking out eight batters, allowing two hits and two runs (one earned) in six innings.

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