Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs score late to top Platte in Sunshine League action
Mount Vernon picked up a Sunshine League win over Platte on Sunday.
PLATTE -- Mount Vernon scored 12 runs in the final three innings to power its way past Platte, 14-3, in Sunshine League play on Sunday.
Bradley Dean went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, while Jay Thaler also picked up two hits. Austin Graves drove in two runs for the Mustangs, too. Deric Denning fanned six batters in his 6 1/3-inning start to pick up the win.
For Platte, Richard Sternberg took the loss, despite allowing an unearned run over five frames. Riley Hoffman had two of the Killer Tomatoes’ six hits.
Mount Vernon (11-3, 8-3 Sunshine League) hosts Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday. Platte (4-7, 4-7 Sunshine League) plays Winner/Colome on Thursday in Winner.
Alexandria 11, Wagner 4
ALEXANDRIA -- Alexandria plated multiple runs in four different innings as it defeated Wagner in Sunshine League play on Sunday.
Cole Wenande hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning, helping him finish 3-for-5 with five RBIs. Jordan Gau and Aaron Wenande both drove in a pair of runs. Trever Vermeulen picked up the win as he struck out five and allowed two unearned runs in his four-inning start. Wyatt Kaser picked up the win as he allowed two runs (one earned) in five innings of relief.
Austin Loes suffered the loss, giving up six runs (four earned) in 4 1/3 innings of relief. Hunter Hewitt hit a solo shot in the eighth inning. Ezra Bartlett had two hits for the Rockets, who finished with seven as a team.
Alexandria (10-5, 9-2 Sunshine League) hosts Winner/Colome on Tuesday. Wagner hosts Winner/Colome on July 14.
Dimock-Emery 15, Alexandria 9
EMERY -- Dimock-Emery scored seven runs in the first inning and never let up in a Sunshine League win over Alexandria on Saturday.
Despite Colton Plagmann’s bases-clearing double in the first inning being Dimock-Emery’s only extra-base hit, it plated 14 runs in the first four innings. Plagmann finished with three hits and four RBIs, while Tyson Kayser added a trio of hits. Phil Johnson, Jared Schmidt and Sam Pischke all had two hits for the Raptors, who had 15 in the win. Drew Kitchens picked up the win, allowing five earned runs and striking out four in four innings of relief.
The Angels flashed plenty of power at the plate, including Pierce Smith launching a seventh-inning grand slam. Matt Wilber hit a two-run shot in the first inning, too. Wilber and Jordan Gau picked up two hits apiece. However, Wilber took the loss as he allowed nine runs (seven earned) in 1 2/3 innings.
Dimock-Emery (11-7, 4-6 Sunshine League) plays Madison on Tuesday in Emery.
Plankinton 15, Kimball/White Lake 0
PLANKINTON -- Plankinton recorded six hits and benefited from four Kimball/White Lake errors as it picked up a Pony Hills League win on Sunday.
Travis Gant drove in a trio of runs, while Alex Loes and Ryan Urban both had two RBIs. Six different Bankers recorded a hit in the win, including Chris Hill hitting a double. Plankinton scored 11 runs between the fifth and sixth innings, in part due to it drawing 16 walks in the win.
Gant whiffed 11 batters in his six-inning start. He gave up three hits and a walk.
Garrett Lathrop suffered the loss, giving up eight runs (seven earned) over 4 1/3 innings.
Plankinton (10-1, 9-0 Pony Hills League) travels to Wessington Springs on Thursday.
Wessington Springs 7, Colome 6
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Dylan Ochsner hit a walk-off double to send Wessington Springs past Colome in Pony Hills League action on Sunday.
The walk-off double came after Colome scored three runs in the eighth to take a 6-5 lead after falling behind 5-1 in the third inning.
Oschner’s two-run double was part of his 4-for-5 day at the plate. Geno Katz picked up three hits and two RBIs, while Armondo Rodriguez went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Terrek Butterfield struck out four as he allowed five earned runs on 12 hits.
Dave Indahl went the distance for the Chaos, but suffered the loss. He struck out 10 and allowed six earned runs. Braden Gardner and Willie Beckers each had three hits. Kory Foss and Dave Baker both had two hits, while Beckers drove in two runs.
Colome (2-8, 2-7 Pony Hills League) travels to Miller on Thursday. Wessington Springs hosts Plankinton on Thursday.
Canova 4, Dell Rapids PBR 0
CANOVA -- Canova pitched a shutout to pick up a Cornbelt League win on Sunday over Dell Rapids PBR.
Kendall Gassman threw a complete game, fanning 14 batters. At the plate, Garrett Gassman had two home runs and three RBIs. Gavin Gassman drove in the Gang’s final run in the win.
Canova (13-2, 12-0 Cornbelt League) hosts Dimock-Emery on Wednesday.
Humboldt/Hartford Gamecocks 10, Salem 9 (11 innings)
HUMBOLDT -- It took a couple of extra innings, but Humboldt/Hartford singled home a run in the 11th inning to pick up a Cornbelt League win over Salem on Sunday.
David Novak went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and a double for Salem, while Cole Cheeseman picked up a pair of hits. The Cubs recorded nine hits in the win.
Novak also suffered the loss as the Gamecocks scored an unearned run against him in 2 2/3 innings. Cory Struck lasted three innings in his start, giving up six runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks.
Salem (7-7, 7-5 Cornbelt League) travels to Dell Rapids PBR on Thursday.
Winner/Colome 16, Colome 1 (7 innings)
COLOME -- A pair of Winner/Colome pitchers struck out 10 batters as they combined to no-hit the Colome Chaos in a seven-inning amateur baseball win on Saturday.
Austin Calhoon struck out eight batters in his six-inning start. He also walked a pair of batters. JJ Farner struck out two of the three batters he faced in the seventh inning to complete the no-hitter.
The Pheasants provided them with plenty of offense, racking up 12 hits in the win. Zach Harter hit a two-run home run to cap a 10-run seventh. Reed Harter hit a double during his 2-for-5 day. Chandler Bakley led the Pheasants with three hits, while Calhoon also added a pair of hits.
Colome’s Seth Pistulka suffered the loss as he gave up 16 runs (15 earned) on 12 hits and eight walks in a complete-game effort. Jeff Ohlmann reached on an error, moved to third on a passed ball and scored on a groundout for Colome’s only run.
Winner/Colome (10-2) travels to Alexandria on Tuesday.
Parkston 3, Wynot, Neb. 0 (7 innings)
PARKSTON -- Brady Nolz struck out eight batters as he tossed a complete-game shutout to help Parkston earn an amateur baseball win over Wynot, Nebraska, on Sunday.
Nolz held Wynot to six hits and a walk. At the plate, Matt Malloy, Dylan Mogck and Brandon Deffenbaugh all had two hits for the Mudcats. Billy Hamilton drove in two runs during his 1-for-2 day at the plate.
Parkston 11, Redfield 2 (7 innings)
PARKSTON -- Parkston used a nine-run second inning to top Redfield in amateur baseball action on Sunday.
The Mudcats recorded six hits, walked four times and were hit by a pitch during the second frame. Billy Hamilton led Parkston with two doubles. Pat Harris recorded two hits and two RBIs, while Red Welch drove in a trio of runs during his 2-for-3 day.
On the mound, Dillon Stadlman struck out five in his five-inning start to pick up the win. He allowed two runs (one earned).
Parkston (11-9) travels to Harrisburg on Thursday.