Amateur baseball roundup: Home runs power Dimock/Emery past Lennox
LENNOX -- Dimock/Emery pounded out 11 hits and three home runs in a 15-2 non-league amateur baseball win over Lennox on Tuesday.
Tucker Kingsbury crushed a three-run homer, a solo shot and drove in five runs in his 3 of 3 performance. Sam Arend also smacked a three-run home run for the Raptors. Arend finished 3 for 4 and drove in four runs.
Gene Kitchens finished with two hits, while Colton Plagmann, Ben Wermers and Calvin Hegg each had a hit. Kingsbury also picked up the win. He pitched three relief innings and gave up four hits, one earned run and struck out one batter.
Dimock/Emery’s Sam Pischke started the first two innings and gave up three hits, one run and struck out three batters.
Dimock/Emery (8-8) hosts Menno on Thursday.
Dell Rapids Mudcats 12, Salem 1
DELL RAPIDS -- Two big innings powered the Dell Rapids Mudcats to a Cornbelt League amateur baseball victory over Salem on Tuesday.
Dell Rapids racked up 12 hits, recorded five runs in the first inning and six runs in the sixth inning. The Mudcats finished with two home runs, including a Mark Abrahamson grand slam in the first inning. Josh Roeman added a solo shot in the third inning.
Steve Mehlbrech, Anthony Tuschen and Luke Loudenburg each had a hit for Salem.
Dell Rapids (5-2 Cornbelt League) plays at the Hartford/Humboldt Wood Ducks on Thursday in Humboldt. Salem (1-5 Cornbelt League) hosts the Hartford/Humboldt Gamecocks on July 7.