Amateur baseball roundup: Pheasants blank Horned Frogs in Sunshine League action
Reed Harter belted three home runs as Winner/Colome shut out Corsica-Stickney, 12-0, in Sunshine League action on Thursday. Harter finished 4-for-4 and drove in six runs. Harter hit a solo homer, a two-run shot and three-run blast in the ninth in...
Reed Harter belted three home runs as Winner/Colome shut out Corsica-Stickney, 12-0, in Sunshine League action on Thursday.
Harter finished 4-for-4 and drove in six runs. Harter hit a solo homer, a two-run shot and three-run blast in the ninth inning for a 10-0 advantage. Austin Calhoon smacked a two-run shot later in the inning to reach the final margin.
Dillon Lambley and Derek Graesser finished with three hits for the Pheasants. Zach Harter added two hits, while Austin Richey, J.J. Farner, Connor Hopkins and Cole Meiners each had a hit. Graesser earned the win. He struck out five batters in five innings.
For Corsica-Stickney, Luke Bamberg and Kris Menning each had a hit. Menning took the loss. He surrendered five hits, four earned runs and struck out nine batters in six innings.
Winner/Colome (3-0 Sunshine League) travels to Mount Vernon on Sunday. Corsica-Stickney (1-4 Sunshine League) plays Alexandria on Sunday is Corsica.
Mount Vernon 11, Redfield 4
MOUNT VERNON-Eight different players combined for 11 hits as Mount Vernon rolled to an amateur baseball win over Redfield on Thursday.
Tate Deinert, Eric Denning and Jay Thaler each recorded two hits for the Mustangs. Denning drove in a pair of runs. Bradley Dean, Briggs Havlik, Chase Hetland, Bobby Beach-Pattison and Luke Tiesler each had a hit.
Thaler picked up the win for Mount Vernon. He fanned six batters, gave up three hits and two runs (one earned) in three innings.
Mount Vernon hosts Winner/Colome on Sunday.
Dimock-Emery 15, Wynot (Neb.) 9
WYNOT, Neb.-Two big innings lifted Dimock-Emery to an amateur baseball win over Wynot (Nebraska) on Thursday.
The Raptors plated five runs in the ninth inning and blew up for six more in the 11th inning to earn the victory. Ben Wermers blasted a grand slam in the ninth inning to help Dimock-Emery comeback from a 7-4 deficit.
Drew Kitchens finished 5-for-7 at the plate and had three doubles. He finished with two RBIs. Wermers, Cade Schmitt, Colton Plagmann and Tucker Kingsbury each had two hits apiece. Sam Arend and Gene Kitchens each had a hit.
Sam Pischke picked up the win. He surrendered four hits, four runs (two earned) and struck out five batters in six innings.
Dimock-Emery (8-2) travels to Wagner on Sunday.
Kimball/White Lake 12, Four Corners 4
KIMBALL-Kimball/White Lake's bats couldn't be contained on Thursday as it earned a Pony Hills League win over Four Corners.
Wes Kroupa, Seth Kirsch, Brian Zeman, Jordan Hanten and Zak Wallner all had two hits for Kimball/White Lake. Wallner also threw the final six innings, allowing three runs (two earned). Zeman gave up an earned run in his three-inning start.
For Four Corners, Brad Hand had a three-run home run, while Justin Allen doubled in a run. On the mound, Adam Kaus gave up three runs in his one-inning start. Josh Davies allowed eight runs in four innings of relief, while Jeremy Hand gave up three runs in three innings.
Kimball/White Lake (2-1 Pony Hills League) travels to Colome on Sunday. Four Corners (3-2 Pony Hills League) plays Chamberlain on Sunday in Hayes.