Area baseball roundup: Opportunistic Parkston/Ethan/Tripp blanks Canton
CANTON—Parkston/Ethan/Tripp scored four runs apiece in the third and fourth innings to come away with an 11-0 win at Canton on Wednesday in high school baseball action.
P/E/T scored on an error in the second inning and capitalized on another after Nate Boettcher led off the third with a double. Landon Sudbeck scored on a bases-loaded walk and Kade Bialas drove in Sutton Hohn on a ground out.
Hohn and Jon Akre had RBI singles in the fourth and Heidinger added another in the top of the seventh. Hohn also picked up the win on the mound, allowing one hit in two innings of work. The P/E/T pitching staff—which also included Bialas and Nate Doering—allowed four hits and three walks, while striking out eight.
P/E/T (5-2) is scheduled to host Hanson/Bridgewater-Emery/Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Monday in Parkston.
Howard 16, Miller/Wolsey-Wessington 1
CANOVA—Howard plated seven runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 16-1 rout of Miller/Wolsey-Wessington in four innings on Wednesday.
The Tigers took advantage of six walks and an error in the first frame, while Tanner Jacobsen added a three-run double.
Riley Genzlinger went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, while Kieffer Klinkhammer, Jace Siefore and Noah Anderson had two RBIs apiece. Lane Miller, Isaac Feldhaus and Dale Jackson each added an RBI.
Paul Winker picked up the win on the mound, pitching 1 2/3 innings without a hit and struck out three. Samuel Callies finished the game without allowing an earned run on four hits and added six strikeouts.
Howard is currently 5-2 on the season.
MCM 8, Tri-Valley 1
SALEM—McCook Central/Montrose found its offense late, scoring all eight of its runs in the final three innings to beat Tri-Valley 8-1 on Wednesday for its first win of the season.
MCM scored first on a wild pitch in the fourth inning and then added an RBI single from Collin Kolbeck and ground ball by Dylan Klinkhammer that scored a run.
Tri-Valley cut the lead to 3-1 in the top of the fifth, but MCM came back in the bottom of the inning to score on an error and then padded the lead with three more runs in the sixth.
Kolbeck finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs, while Jake Cheeseman, Raygen Randall and Klinkhammer each had RBIs.
Parker Scheier did not allow a run on three hits in four innings of work, while also striking out seven. Rylee Klinkhammer picked up a three-inning save for MCM.
MCM (1-2) is slated to host West Central on Friday in Salem.