MOUNT VERNON-Alexandria knocked off Mount Vernon 8-6 in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Sunday.
The two teams combined for 24 hits, with the Angels racking up 13 in the victory. Matt Wilber led the Alexandria hit parade with four hits and he belted a pair of home runs. Wilber hit a solo homer in the ninth and added a two-run shot in the first inning.
Alexandria took a 6-2 lead after plating four runs in the fifth inning. Jordan Gau hit a sacrifice fly, Peyton Smith followed with an RBI single and Reid Smith had a two-run double in the frame.
The Mustangs answered back with one run in each of the next three innings to make it 6-5. Peyton Smith responded with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Wilber's solo shot made the score 8-5 in the ninth. Mount Vernon's Chase Hetland had a sac fly in the ninth, but Deric Denning flew out to end the threat in the next at-bat.
Mason Mayer added two hits in the win, while Jerrod Zens, Pierce Smith and Cole Wenande each had a hit. Ethan Davis picked up the win. He lasted eight innings, allowing 11 hits and six runs while striking out nine and walking zero.
Baley Miller took the loss for the Mustangs. He allowed nine hits and six runs over five and a third innings, striking out three.
Briggs Havlik and Denning each had three hits for Mount Vernon, while Havlik drove in two runs. Bradley Dean, Spencer Neugebauer, Jay Thaler and Miller each had a hit.
Alexandria (2-4, 1-1 Sunshine League) plays at Parkston on Tuesday. Mount Vernon (6-1, 4-1 Sunshine League) hosts Redfield on Thursday.
Parkston 5, Corsica-Stickney 3
CORSICA-Spencer Lucas' two-run homer capped off a four-run fifth inning as Parkston edged Corsica-Stickney in Sunshine League play on Sunday.
Lucas' two-run homer to left field gave the Mudcats a 4-1 advantage. Corsica-Stickney's Ross Kortan and Steve Blom hit back-to-back RBI singles to cut into the deficit, but the game remained scoreless for the next three innings. Parkston's Jeff Harris later stole home for an insurance run in the ninth inning.
Parkston's Spencer Freudenthal finished with two hits, while Dillon Stadlman and Cody Freudenthal each had a hit. Cody Freudenthal picked up the win. He scattered nine hits, gave up three earned runs and struck out three batters. Jake Weber threw four innings in relief out of the bullpen. Weber recorded the last 12 outs to earn the save for Parkston.
Luke Bamberg led Corsica-Stickney with three hits, including a double. Kris Menning, Aaron Groeneweg, Jared Hermanek, Nathan Blom, Jared DeWaard and Ryan Buck each had a hit. The Horned Frogs had 11 hits and left 11 runners stranded on base. Kortan was tagged with the loss after giving up five hits, four runs (one earned run) and striking out eight batters.
Parkston (5-2, 3-1 Sunshine League) hosts Alexandria on Tuesday. Corsica-Stickney (1-3, 1-2 Sunshine League) plays Winner/Colome on Thursday in Winner.
Dimock-Emery 3, Platte 2
EMERY-Jason Schmidt struck out 11 batters as Dimock-Emery edged Platte in Sunshine League action on Sunday.
Schmidt scattered six hits, gave up two earned runs and walked three batters in the complete-game performance. Schmidt also had one of Dimock-Emery's four hits.
Colton Plagmann's RBI single in the eighth inning gave the Raptors a 3-1 advantage. Jared Schmidt also drove in a run, while Cade Schmitt also had a hit.
Tait Sibbel and Matthew Randall each had two hits for the Killer Tomatoes. Riley Hoffman and Payton Foxley each had a hit. Richard Sternberg was tagged with the loss. He lasted seven innings, struck out six batters, gave up two hits and two runs (one earned).
Dimock-Emery (6-2, 1-2 Sunshine League) hosts Canova on Tuesday. Platte (1-3, 1-3 Sunshine League) plays at Wagner on Thursday.
Plankinton 6, Wessington Springs 0
PLANKINTON-Josh Engquist pitched a two-hit shutout as Plankinton defeated Wessington Springs in Pony Hills League action on Sunday. Engquist finished with 18 strikeouts.
He received enough run support in the win. The Bankers were led offensively Trevor Salmonson with three of the team's nine hits. Alex Loes and Orric Earl both had two hits, while Trevor Boyd and Ryan Urban each had a hit. Earl drove in three runs. Salmonson, Gant and Boyd each had an RBI.
For Wessington Springs, Armando Rodriguez and Zach Craigton each had a hit.
Plankinton (4-1, 3-0 Pony Hills League) hosts Colome on Thursday. Wessington Springs hosts Chamberlain on Thursday.
Colome 11, Miller 1
COLOME-Colome racked up 11 hits and knocked off Miller in Pony Hills League action on Sunday.
Ben Connot and Phil Kahler each had two hits for Colome, which scored all its runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings. Jeff Ohlmann, Kory Foss, Hoyt Nicholas, Ethan Vobr, Dave Indahl, Mike Cahoy and Jason Frasch each finished with a hit. Connot, Foss, Nicholas, Indahl, Cahoy, Kahler and Frasch each drove in a run.
Vobr picked up the win. He lasted five innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out six.
Colome (2-2, 2-2 Pony Hills League) plays at Plankinton on Thursday.
Canova 13, Colman 0 (7 innings)
CANOVA-Brett Bosn threw a complete-game shutout as Canova blanked Colman in Cornbelt League play on Sunday.
Jared Miller and Trevor Oswald each had three hits. Justin Miller, Cole Gassman and Garret Gassman had two hits apiece for the Gang.
Canova plays Dimock-Emery on Tuesday in Emery.
Yankton 9, Menno 1
YANKTON-The Yankton Tappers exploded for 20 hits in a South Central League win over Menno on Sunday.
Yankton's Alex Mueller finished with four hits and drove in three runs. Luke Bauske kept Menno at bay. He struck out seven batters and gave up two hits and one earned run in eight innings.
Cody Ulmer and Adam Walter each had a hit for Menno. Trey Bohlman took the loss for Menno Mad Frogs. He surrendered seven runs on 11 hits over three innings.