Amateur baseball roundup: Mount Vernon outlasts Parkston in 12 innings

Mount Vernon's Chase Hetland makes a throw to first base to make an out against Parkston on Tuesday at Cadwell Park.

Spencer Neugebauer scored on Jay Thaler’s sacrifice fly and Mount Vernon outlasted Parkston, 4-3, in 12 innings of a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Tuesday at Cadwell Park.

Neugebauer, who hit a lead-off single in the 12th, advanced to second base on an error and third base on a wild pitch. Thaler then hit a ball to shallow right field and Neugebauer beat the throw at home plate.

Deric Denning picked up the win for Mount Vernon. He struck out seven batters, allowed one hit and one earned run in five innings. Luke Tiesler pitched the first seven innings, surrendering six hits, two runs and striking out four batters.

Parkston’s Jared Donahue started the first seven innings. He kept Mount Vernon’s bats in check, finishing with nine strikeouts, allowing one earned run and one hit.

Mount Vernon’s Cameron Deinert finished with two hits, while Neugebauer and Eric Giblin each had a hit.


Parkston’s Spencer Freudenthal and Spencer Lucas each had two hits. Jeff Harris, Dan Bonte and Zach Uttecht each had a hit.

Mount Vernon (11-2, 5-2 Sunshine League) travels to Parkston on Thursday. Parkston (7-5, 3-3 Sunshine League) hosts Mount Vernon on Thursday.

Canova 13, H/H Gamecocks 3 (8 innings)

CANOVA -- Trey Krier and Jared Miller combined for 12 strikeouts as Canova topped Humboldt/Hartford Gamecocks in Cornbelt League action on Tuesday.

Krier lasted the first four innings. He scattered nine hits, allowed three earned runs and struck out four batters. Miller pitched four innings of relief and struck out eight batters, while giving up just two hits and zero runs.

Justin Miller smacked three doubles and drove in four runs. Krier and Jason Miller each had three hits, while Krier drove in two runs. Kendall Gassman, Cole Gassman and Jared Miller each had a hit.

Canova (6-1, 3-1 Cornbelt League) plays at H/H Gamecocks on Thursday. H/H Gamecocks (0-3, 0-3 Cornbelt League) hosts Canova on Thursday.

Tabor 8, Crofton (Neb.) 1

CROFTON, Neb. -- Tabor scored seven runs in the sixth inning to take down Crofton (Neb.), 8-1, in a South Central League contest on Tuesday.

Joey Slama finished with a team-high three hits, as Tabor recorded 11 as a team. Brandon Kemp went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, while Cole Uecker and Austin White each added two hits. Christian Uecker struck out nine batters to earn the win. He gave up an earned run in five innings. Prestin White fanned five batters over four scoreless relief innings.


Capp Bengston took the loss, allowing six earned runs on seven hits and recording five strikeouts. Christopher Kleinschmidt doubled during his 2-for-2 day.

Tabor (9-1, 9-1 South Central League) hosts Scotland on Thursday. Crofton (Neb.) (3-5, 3-5 South Central League before) hosts Menno on Thursday.

Yankton Lakers 10, Freeman 8

FREEMAN -- Yankton scored five runs in the final two innings to hold off Freeman in a South Central League win on Tuesday.

Rex Ryken finished 3-for-5 and Jett Olszewski added three hits. Miles Carda and Owen Feser each had two hits, as the Lakers recorded 14 as a team. Jacob Just and Kieren Luellman both drove in a pair of runs. Luellman went the distance and picked up the win, as well. He allowed eight runs (six earned) and struck out six batters.

Bailey Sage, who had five RBIs, hit a grand slam to tie the game 5-5 in the seventh, but Yankton responded with four runs in the eighth. Braxton Schmidt added two hits. Trey Christensen gave up five earned runs in six innings to take the loss.

Yankton (5-3, 5-3 South Central League before) travels to Wynot (Neb.) on Thursday. Freeman (3-8, 3-5 South Central League before) travels to Wynot (Neb.) on Friday.

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