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Amateur baseball roundup: Bankers rally past Platte

PLANKINTON--A four-run seventh inning lifted Plankinton to an 8-5 non-league amateur baseball victory Tuesday over Platte. Tyler Waddle had a three-run double for the Bankers, while Josh Geppert drove in two runs and Tom Harris had a pair of hits...

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PLANKINTON-A four-run seventh inning lifted Plankinton to an 8-5 non-league amateur baseball victory Tuesday over Platte.

Tyler Waddle had a three-run double for the Bankers, while Josh Geppert drove in two runs and Tom Harris had a pair of hits, including a double. Geppert started the game, throwing five innings and striking out seven, allowing four runs (one earned). Jon Beckman, Josh Engquist and Tyler Waddle combined to cover the final four innings, with Engquist earning the win in relief.

Isaac Sauder pitched a complete game for Platte, allowing five hits, eight runs (four earned) and striking out eight. Brandon Kemp had a solo home run for the Killer Tomatoes and Sauder drove in a run, as well.

Platte outhit Plankinton 7-5 in the game. The Bankers (2-2) host Four Corners on Thursday, while Platte (2-1) heads to Winner-Colome to pick up Sunshine League play Thursday.

Colman 6, Salem 0

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SALEM-Ian Barker threw a shutout and struck out 10 Salem batters at Colman picked up a Cornbelt League win Tuesday.

Barker and Adam Fritz each drove in two runs, while Billy Stitz highlighted a three-hit game with a triple for the A's. For Salem, Issac Anderson took the loss, allowing eight hits and five runs. Tyler Earls had a hit and a stolen base.

Salem (1-5) hosts Canova at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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