Amateur baseball roundup: Angels pile up runs late to power past Parkston

Alexandria scored eight unanswered runs to pull away from Parkston for an 8-2 win in Sunshine League play Sunday.

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ALEXANDRIA -- Alexandria scored eight unanswered runs to pull away from Parkston for an 8-2 win in Sunshine League play Sunday.

The Mudcats led 2-0 in the fifth after an RBI ground ball by Dylan Mogell and a fielder’s choice by Nate Boettcher. An error put the Angels on the board in the bottom of the frame and another error in the seventh tied the game before Cole Wenande’s RBI single took the lead. Alexandria (3-0) would take on five more runs in the eighth.

Wenande finished 2-for-2 with two RBIs, while Peyton Smith went 2-f-or-4 with an RBI. Ethan Davis tossed a complete game without allowing an earned run. He surrendered three hits and struck out 12 for the Angels.

Jake Weber scattered two earned runs on 10 hits over 7 2/3 innings and struck out nine for Parkston (1-4).

Alexandria hosts the Sioux Falls Squirrels at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The Mudcats host Platte at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


Platte 6, Winner/Colome 4

PLATTE -- Grant Lang drove in two runs and struck out five batters to push Platte past Winner/Colome in Sunshine League action Sunday.

Lang went 2-for-4 at the plate and did not allow an earned run on two hits in two innings, while three of his five strikeouts came in the ninth inning. Ryan Allen went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Killer Tomatoes, while Matthew Randall and Miles Hubers had RBIs.

Hubers also tossed four shutout innings, allowing four hits and striking out two for Platte (2-0), while Owen London allowed three earned runs on two hits and three walks.

Austin Calhoon knocked in a pair of runs for the Pheasants, while Reed Harter and Lake Neugebauer each had RBIs. Chandler Bakley and J.J. Farner both had two hits.

Patrick Star allowed three earned runs on eight hits and struck out six in six innings for Winner/Colome (3-1).

The Killer Tomatoes travel to Parkston at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The Pheasants host Corsica-Stickney at 8 p.m. Thursday in Winner.

Plankinton 15, Four Corners 2

HAYES -- Four Corners scored first, but could not keep pace with 19 hits from the Plankinton Bankers in a Pony Hills League rout.

Trevor Salmonson went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and Josh Geppert was 2-for-4 with three RBIs as eight Plankinton (2-0) players had multiple hits. Alex Loes was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, while Travis Gant and Josh Enquist had two hits and two RBIs apiece. Cole Knippling and Sheldon Grant both had two hits and an RBI.


Enquist allowed two earned runs on three hits and five walks and struck out eight in eight innings for the Bankers.

Andrew Coverdale plated a run with an RBI double and Andrew McCloud added an RBI on a ground ball as Four Corners (2-1) took a 2-0 lead in the first inning.

Jeremy Hand, Austin Hand and Brad Hand combined to allow 15 earned runs on 19 hits and five walks, while striking out three.

Plankinton travels to Chamberlain at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Colome 14, Chamberlain 2

CHAMBERLAIN -- Colome clubbed 16 hits to roll past Chamberlain in a Pony Hills League tilt on Sunday.

Ethan Vobr went 2-for-5 with three RBIs and Shea Connot went 2-for-5 with two RBIs for the Chaos, while Ben Connot drove in two runs. Terrance Kinzer went 3-for-5 with an RBI, while Jackson Kinzer also went 2-for-3.

Jake Luse allowed one earned run on two hits and two walks and struck out five in seven innings for Colome (2-2), while also going 2-for-4 with an RBI at the dish.

Chris Schwartz and Brad Biggins had RBIs for Chamberlain (0-2). Jacob Byre and Adam Schroeder combined to allow eight earned runs on 16 hits and five walks.


The Mallards host the Plankinton Bankers at 8 p.m. Thursday.

South Central 21, Miller 7

MILLER -- South Central notched as many hits as runs to score a win over Miller on Sunday.

Blake Boes went 2-for-6 with six RBIs for the Storm, while Drew Vanregonmore went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, including a two-run home run in the sixth. Aaron Vomacka went 3-for-5 with two RBIs, including a solo blast in the first. Tommy Determan also went 3-for-4 and knocked in three runs and Brandon McKnight was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Boes, Vanregonmor and Aaron Sundquist combined to allow seven earned runs on 10 hits for South Central (1-2), while also striking out 13.

Jay Winter had a two-run home run for the Outlaws, while Ryan Soler was 3-for-4 with an RBI. Rafael Clemente also had a pair of RBIs. Dustin Harvey allowed 15 earned runs on 21 hits and six walks, while striking out nine.

The Storm travels to the Plankinton Gold Sox on Thursday. Miller (0-3) hosts Wessington Springs at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Canova 12, Humboldt 0

HUMBOLDT -- Canova allowed two hits in a shutout win over Humboldt in Cornbelt League action Sunday.

Trey Krier tossed six scoreless innings, surrendering two hits and a walk, while striking out six. He also had two hits and an RBI. Tim Gassman struck out two on eight pitches during his lone inning of relief for the Gang.

Garrett Gassman drove in three runs for Canova (4-0), while Tyler Ganzlinger and Kalub Carmichel had two RBIs apiece. Derek Miller and Jason Miller had an RBI each.

The Gang hosts the Dell Rapids Mudcats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Colman 6, Salem 3

SALEM -- Colman overcame four errors to score three runs in the sixth inning to top Salem in Cornbelt League play Sunday.

Chase Dewitt’s two-run double broke a 3-3 tie in the sixth for Colman. Dewitt finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs, while Nick Sehr had two RBIs for the A’s.

Peyton Cleveland went 2-for-3 and drove in a run for the Cubs, while Jackson Sadler and Kyle Tuschen also had RBIs. Luke Loudenburg allowed three earned runs on two hits and six walks in five innings, while striking out seven.

Salem (2-4) travels to Flandreau at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Crofton (Neb.) 10, Tabor 3

CROFTON, Neb. -- Crofton scored six runs in the seventh inning to break a tie game and pull away from Tabor in South Central League play.

With the game tied 3-3, the Blue Jays capitalized on three walks and two errors in the seventh inning. Lath Maibum went 2-for-5 with two RBIs, while Alec Martin, James Kaiser and Colton Schieffer had RBIs.

Tyler Priest threw six scoreless frames for Crofton, allowing four hits and striking out 10 batters.

Beau Rothschadl and Mace Merkwan had RBIs for the Blue Birds, while four Tabor (1-1) pitchers allowed three earned runs on seven hits and nine walks, while striking out 16. Christian Uecker had nine strikeouts in 3 1/3 innings.

Yankton 12, Menno 5

MENNO -- Yankton struck out 12 batters to topple Menno in a South Central League contest Sunday.

Four Tappers combined to allow three earned runs on 10 hits and five walks, while Austin Wise fanned seven in six innings of work. Caid Koletzky went 2-for-5 and drove in three runs, including a lead-off home run in the top of the ninth. Colin Muth drove in two runs for Yankton (3-0) and Tyler Linch went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Tyler Miller went 3-for-5 with an RBI for Menno, while Macon Oplinger and Mitch Vandenberge both had two hits and an RBI. Caleb Preszler drove in a run for the Mad Frogs.

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