Amateur baseball roundup: Michael Schoettmer smacks two home runs in Alexandria's comeback win over Winner/Colome
Michael Schoettmer smacked two home runs and Reggie Slaba scored on a walk-off passed ball as Alexandria rallied for a 3-2 Sunshine League amateur baseball win over Winner/Colome on Sunday.
ALEXANDRIA -- Michael Schoettmer smacked two home runs and Reggie Slaba scored on a walk-off passed ball as Alexandria rallied for a 3-2 Sunshine League amateur baseball win over Winner/Colome on Sunday.
Schoettmer finished 2 of 3 and smacked two solo home runs, including one in the ninth inning for a 2-2 tie. After a Chris Marek single, Slaba entered as a pinch runner and stole second on a wild pitch. He took third on a passed ball before scoring the walk-off run on a passed ball.
Chris Mark went 3 of 3, while Peyton Smith had Alexandria’s other hit. Winner/Colome starter Connor Hopkins threw six scoreless innings before Schoettmer’s solo shot in the seventh inning.
Hopkins finished with 11 strikeouts, scattered six hits and allowed two earned runs through 142 pitches. Alexandria starter Ethan Davis logged five strikeouts, allowed eight hits and two earned runs through 121 pitches.
Reed Harter led the Pheasants with three hits, while Chandler Bakley finished with two hits. Bakley’s solo home run in the seventh gave Winner/Colome a 2-0 lead. Derek Graesser, Austin Calhoon and Austin Richey each had a hit.
Alexandria (7-1) hosts Dimock/Emery on Thursday in another Sunshine League contest. Winner/Colome (5-3) plays at Parkston on Thursday in league action.
Mount Vernon 6, Parkston 4
PARKSTON -- In the seventh inning, Bradley Dean’s solo home run and Koby Larson’s RBI single broke a 4-4 tie, lifting Mount Vernon to a Sunshine League amateur baseball win over Parkston on Sunday.
Dean finished 3 of 4, while Larson, Spencer Neugebauer and Briggs Havlik had two hits apiece. Chase Hetland and Cameron Deinert each had a hit.
Havlik started the first 5 2/3 innings. He allowed seven hits, three earned runs and struck out two batters. Dean earned the win after striking out two batters and allowing one hit through 2 1/3 scoreless innings.
For Parkston, Matt Malloy finished with three hits and Jeff Harris posted two hits. Dan Bonte, Spencer Freudenthal and Dylan Mogck each had a hit. Jake Weber was tagged with the loss after giving up 10 hits, four earned runs and struck out six batters in the first 6 2/3 innings.
Mount Vernon (8-1) hosts Platte on Thursday in league action. Parkston (3-9) hosts Winner/Colome in a Sunshine League contest on Thursday.
Dimock/Emery 2, Corsica/Stickney 1
CORSICA -- Dimock/Emery held off Corsica/Stickney for a Sunshine League amateur baseball win on Sunday.
The Raptors recorded just four hits, compared to nine by the Horned Frogs. But Corsica-Stickney left 15 runners stranded on base.
Peyton Nash scored on a wild pitch and logged an RBI sacrifice fly for Dimock/Emery’s only two runs. Steve Ernster, Colton Plagmann and Carter Dye each had hits.
Starter Sam Pischke logged nine strikeouts, allowed one earned run and scattered nine hits through 8 2/3 innings.
For Corsica-Stickney, Luke Bamberg and Nathan Blom had two hits apiece. Kris Menning, Dillon Turner, Hunter Johnson, Blake Moke and Bryce Plamp each had a hit. Moke took the loss. He struck out seven batters, gave up four hits and one earned run through nine innings.
Dimock-Emery (6-3) plays at Alexandria on Thursday in Sunshine League action. Corsica-Stickney (0-7) plays at Mount Vernon on June 20.
Plankinton Bankers 20, Miller 8 (7 innings)
MILLER -- Plankinton posted 12 hits and Orric Earl crushed a grand slam as the Plankinton Bankers coasted past Miller in Pony Hills League action on Sunday.
Earl, Chris Hill, Chad Cody and Trevor Salmonson had two hits apiece. Hill and Earl drove in five runs apiece. Salmonson added four RBIs. Cole Knippling, Trevor Boyd, Kyle Bruinsma and Preston Kristensen each had a hit.
Sheldon Gant earned the win after striking out six batters, giving up three hits and one earned run in 4 2/3 relief innings.
For Miller, Kyle Johnson and Rafael Clemente posted three hits apiece. Cody Cotton took the loss after giving up nine hits, nine earned runs and had four strikeouts in the first four innings.
Plankinton (6-0 Pony Hills League) plays the Plankinton Gold Sox on Thursday in Pony Hills League play. Miller (1-4 Pony Hills League) plays at Kimball/White Lake on Thursday in league action.
Plankinton Gold Sox 3, Colome 2 (11 innings)
COLOME -- With the bases loaded in the 11th inning, Justin Stoltenburg was hit by a pitch for the game-winning run as Plankinton Gold Sox edged Colome in Pony Hills League action on Sunday.
Logan DeRungs recorded three hits, while Harris posted two hits. Jesse Grosdidier, Tom Harris, Marcus Hill and Ryland DeVries each had a hit. Hill drove in a pair of runs.
Harris earned the win after throwing two scoreless relief innings and allowing two hits. DeVries struck out 10 batters, allowed seven hits and three runs in the first nine innings.
Jake Luse, Shea Connot, Dillon Eklund and Dalton Baker had two hits apiece for Colome. Ben Connot added a hit. Carter Brickman logged 15 strikeouts, gave up nine hits and two earned runs through 11 innings.
Plankinton (2-4 Pony Hills League) plays the Plankinton Bankers on Thursday. Colome (2-4) hosts South Central on Thursday in a Pony Hills League contest.
Canova 8, Colman 0
CANOVA -- Derek Miller fanned 10 batters and allowed three hits in seven innings as Canova blanked Colman in Cornbelt League action on Sunday.
Offensively, Jared Miller and Justin Miller had three hits and two RBIs apiece. Trey Krier, Derek Miller, Cole Gassman, Tyler Torres and Kalub Carmichael each had a hit. Jason Miller threw two scoreless relief innings and struck out three batters.
For Colman, Tim Kuphal had two hits.
Canova (9-0) plays at the Dell Rapids Mudcats on Tuesday in Cornbelt League action.
Dell Rapids PBR 10, Salem 8
DELL RAPIDS -- Dell Rapids PBR edged Salem in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball contest on Sunday.
Riley Calhoon and Weston Hanson each had two hits. Riley Hoffman earned the win after striking out six batters, scattering eight hits and allowing three earned runs in 6 1/3 innings.
For Salem, Cole Cheeseman, Steve Mehlbrech and Raygen Randall each had two hits. Brian Duxbury and Kyle Tuschen both drove in two runs. Anderson took the loss after allowing 10 hits, eight runs and had five strikeouts in six innings.
Salem (3-8) hosts Lennox on Thursday in Cornbelt League action.
Yankton Tappers 9, Tabor 4
TABOR -- Collin Muth had three hits as the Yankton Tappers topped Tabor in South Central League amateur baseball action on Sunday.
Caid Koletzky, Nik Davis and Devin Gullikson each had two hits apiece. Cooper Davis struck out four batters, allowed eight hits and two earned runs through the first five innings for the win.
For Tabor, Joey Slama went 3 of 5 and had an RBI. Austin White and Beau Rothschadl had two hits each. Hunter Hallock, Chris Sutera, Sam Caba, Josh Schmidt and Dean Kaul each had a hit. Zach Cuka took the loss after allowing five hits, five earned runs and had one strikeout in four innings.