Area Legion baseball roundup: Winner/Colome hits past Parkston, 13-7
ALEXANDRIA -- Winner/Colome smacked three home runs in a 13-7 win over Parkston in the Region 3B Legion baseball tournament on Tuesday.
Fred Whiting, Oscar Pravecek and Aaron Gilchrist each belted homers as Winner/Colome finished with 14 hits. Whiting and Gilchrist both finished with two hits and three RBIs. Joren Bruun led Winner/Colome with three hits.
Zach Bohnet added two hits, while Philip Jorgensen, Oscar Pravecek, Aiden Barfuss, Kameron Meiners and Evan Farner each had a hit.
Meiners earned the win. He scattered seven hits, allowed four earned runs and struck out zero batters in four innings.
For Parkston, Logan Heidinger finished with three hits and Cade Gemar added two hits. Nathan Boettcher, Caden Lenz, Sutton Hohn, Rylan Leischner, Jonathan Akre and Isaak Bialas each had a hit. Lenz took the loss. He scattered nine hits, allowed nine runs (eight earned) and struck out zero batters in 3 2/3 innings.
Winner/Colome plays McCook/Miner at 5 p.m. today.
Tabor 24, Alexandria 5
ALEXANDRIA -- Tabor exploded for 22 hits en route to a 19-run win over Alexandria in the Region 3B Legion baseball tournament on Tuesday.
Tabor erupted for eight runs in the second inning and 10 in the sixth inning. Nine different players logged a hit for Tabor, with Nate Scieszinski finishing with four hits and two RBIs.
Riley Rothschadl, Kaleb Kubal, Zach Cuka and Kaden Kozak added three hits apiece. Rothschadl drove in three runs, while Jordan Gall also knocked in three runs.
Carter Uecker and Josh Schmidt each posted two hits and two RBIs. Preston Nedved added two RBIs. Kubal, Cuka and Carter Uecker each drove in two runs.
Carter Uecker earned the win. He allowed five hits, one earned run and struck out two batters in four innings.
For Alexandria, Peyton Schroeder finished with three hits and Rylee Deinert added two hits. Reggie Slaba, Joey Feiner, Ben Laufman and Daniel Laufman each had a hit. Ben Laufman took the loss. He allowed six hits, six runs (five earned) and struck out zero batters in one inning.
Tabor plays on Thursday, with its opponent to be determined. Alexandria plays the Winner/Colome vs. McCook/Miner winner at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Alexandria 8, McCook/Miner 4
ALEXANDRIA -- Alexandria won its second game of the Region 3B Legion baseball tournament on Monday, as it used a five-run inning to top McCook/Miner, 8-4.
Alexandria recorded three hits and three walks in the big inning, including Jonah Hofer’s RBI single. It set up Hofer to earn the win, as he held McCook/Miner to four runs (three earned) on six hits and three walks in a 5.2-inning start. Ben Laufman picked up the save after tossing 1.1 shutout innings.
Reggie Slaba paced its offense by going 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Casey Haynes also drove in two runs in the win.
Tanner Jacobsen hit a double for McCook/Miner, while Riley Genzlinger and Colton Spader each had a pair of hits. Peyton Cleveland took the loss, allowing four runs (three earned) and striking out four in three innings.
Tabor 5, Parkston 1
ALEXANDRIA -- Tabor struck early and never looked back in a Region 3B Legion baseball win on Monday.
Kaleb Kubal’s two-hit day led Tabor’s offense, which scored all five runs in the first three innings. Josh Schmidt drove in two runs. On the mound, Riley Rothschadl struck out 11 batters over 5.2 no-hit innings. Trent Herrboldt gave up an unearned run in 1.1 relief innings.
Landon Sudbeck took the loss for Parkston, giving up three runs (one earned) in 1.1 innings. Kade Bialas and Logan Heidinger had Parkston’s only two hits. Rylan Leischner scored its only run.