WINNER -- Winner/Colome Post 169 rattled off 15 hits to fend off Parkston Post 194 in a high-scoring affair, 14-8, on Wednesday in American Legion baseball action.
Jackson Kinzer had an RBI double in the first inning, starting a day that ended 3-for-5 with four RBIs. Meanwhile, Phillip Jorgensen was 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs. Carter Brickman and Oscar Pravecek both went 2-for-3 and drove in a run, with Pravecek’s coming on a solo home run.
Landon Sudbeck was 2-for-3 and drove in two runs, while Ryan Leischner also had two RBIs for Parkston, which had four hits and was aided by four Winner/Colome errors.
Layton Thieman picked up the win on the mound, giving up three earned runs on four hits and four walks in four innings. He also had five strikeouts for Winner/Colome.
Chamberlain extends winning streak in sweep of Martin
CHAMBERLAIN -- With a pair of hard-fought five-inning wins over Martin Post 240 on Wednesday, Chamberlain Post 3 ran its winning streak to six games.
Martin scored two runs in the top of the first inning in Game 1, but Chamberlain rallied for a 5-3 win, before adding a 3-0 shutout win in Game 2.
Remington Rossow cut into the Game 1 lead, scoring on a wild pitch in the second frame and then hit a two-run double to give the Cubs a 3-2 advantage. C Collins added an RBI ground ball on the ensuing at-bat.
Max Donovan tossed all five innings, allowing two earned runs on four hits and struck out eight Martin batters.
In Game 2, the teams combined for five hits, but Caden Lenz pitched a complete-game shutout, with two hits standing as the lone blemish on his stat line. Lenz also had 13 strikeouts in five innings.
Chamberlain scored all three of the game’s runs in the third frame. Rossow added another RBI on a walk with the bases loaded, while another run scored on a wild pitch and an error.
Slaba shuts down Colton
ALEXANDRIA -- Reggie Slaba’s pitching kept Alexandria Post 41 in the game until the offense came through late in a 4-1 win over Colton Post 206.
Joey Feiner hit an RBI single to drive in Slaba in the bottom of the first inning, but Colton tied the game in the second, but neither team could add to the run total until the fifth.
Meanwhile, Slaba did not allow an earned run and scattered four hits across seven innings, while striking out seven.
Peyton Schroeder broke the tie on an RBI single with two outs in the fifth and Craig Lasley drove in a pair of runs on a triple in the sixth.
Blake Klinkhammer was 2-for-3 at the plate for the Angels.