THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 21 May, 2013
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LUVERNE — Murray County Central’s Eric Wieneke and Justin Reinsma combined to allow just four hits Tuesday night, and teammate Jake Sweetman drove in a pair of runs to spark the fourth-seeded Rebels to a 2-0 victory over seventh-seeded Southwestern United in a Section 3A baseball tournament elimination game at Redbird Field.
LUVERNE — David Schmidt struck out seven batters and allowed just five hits and three walks in a complete-game effort to help the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers defeat Springfield, 6-4 Tuesday evening in Section 3A baseball playoff action.
MONTEVIDEO — Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove won three softball games Tuesday, staying alive in the Section 3A double-elimination tournament.
With the three wins, the Falcons (16-5) have advanced to the section finals where they will tangle with Wabasso Thursday at 5 p.m. in Marshall.
RRC/W-WG will need to defeat the Rabbits twice to earn a trip to the state tournament.
REDWOOD FALLS — With a pair of victories Tuesday afternoon, Worthington’s Tim Roos and Danny Penarendondo won the Section 3A boys’ tennis doubles tournament to advance to the Class A tournament next week.
PIPESTONE — With a strong, gusty wind making every fly ball an adventure, the Pipestone Area Arrows (16-6) kept the errors to a minimum Saturday afternoon to claim a pair of victories in the first round of the Section 3AA baseball playoffs and remain in the winner’s bracket of the tournament.
PIPESTONE — With teams needing only one victory to advance to the second day of the Section 3AA baseball playoffs, Luverne’s Zach Olson made sure the Cardinals (13-7) were going to live to see another day.
Olson picked up the victory on the hill and also drove in the game-tying run as Luverne edged Worthington 3-2 in the opening round Saturday.
ADRIAN — With two outs and the bases-loaded Saturday in bottom of the sixth inning, Adrian designated hitter Ben Suedkamp scorched a 1-0 fastball up the middle, plating Dragon teammates Glen Kruger and Brett Nowotny, capping a five-run, six-hit rally, as Adrian defeated Springfield, 9-8, in a first round double elimination game of the Section 3A — south bracket — high school baseball tournament.
ADRIAN — Trailing 5-2 after four-and-a-half innings Saturday, Murray County Central plated 10 runs in the bottom of the fifth and claimed a 12-5 victory over Windom in an opening round game of the Section 3A high school baseball tournament.
MILROY — With 12 runs in the third inning, the Wabasso Rabbits defeated Southwestern United 19-1 in five innings in a Section 3A baseball game Saturday.
Kirk McBreen suffered the loss for SWU, allowing 13 runs while striking out three.
Christopher Eichten allowed no earned runs in three innings while striking out seven to earn the victory.
McBreen had a hit and scored a run for the Wildcats, while Tyler Timko and James Anderson each had a hit. Garet Rogers led the Wildcats with two hits in the game.
Wabasso had five doubles and a home run, as Eichten had a pair of hits and drove in five runs.
R H E
SWU 001 00 — 1 5 3
WHS 07(12) 0X — 19 13 1
T-M-B 11, ML/B-O 1
MILROY — The Panthers scored five runs with two outs in the third inning en route to a Section 3A baseball playoff victory Saturday.
David Schmidt earned the victory for T-M-B, allowing no earned runs on one hit while walking one and striking out three.
Barrett Herrig suffered the loss, allowing eight earned runs while walking six and striking out four in three and two thirds innings.
Brandon Fast had the lone hit for ML/B-O, while Jared Bargen’s ground out scored Kyle Schroeder for the only Wolverine run.
Taylor Hagberg had a pair of singles, while Anthony Dolan had a two-RBI single in the third.
Isaac Dolan had a hit and walked twice, and scored three runs for the Panthers.
R H E
ML/B-O 010 00 — 1 1 2
T-M-B 005 51 — 11 7 2
SWU 5, ML/B-O 4
MILROY — Derek Stenzel’s two-out single plated Tyler Obermoller in the bottom of the seventh as SWU advanced with a narrow victory Saturday.
Anderson earned the victory on the hill, allowing one earned run on eight hits while walking one and striking out five.
Kyle Schroeder suffered the loss, allowing one earned runs on six hits while walking four and striking out six for Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin.
McBreen had a pair of hits and scored a run, while Anderson helped his own cause with two hits and a run scored.
Obermolloer scored the game-winning run and had an RBI, while Stenzel drove in two runs in the game. William Cranston also added a hit for SWU (7-13).
Ryan Nessler led ML/B-O with three hits, including a double, and also scored a run and drove in a run. Brandon Fast had a pair of hits and scored a run.
SWU will face Murray County Central today in Luverne with first pitch slated for 7 p.m.
R H E
ML/B-O 111 010 0 — 4 8 4
SWU 310 000 1 — 5 6 5
YME 10, RRC/W-WG 0
GRANITE FALLS — Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove managed just one hit in a five-inning loss Saturday.
Josh Fredrickson suffered the loss, allowing nine runs on five hits while striking out three.
Nathan Bierman had a double for RRC/W-WG.
R H E
R/W 000 00 — 0 1 0
YME 300 7X — 10 6 3
BOLD 9, RRC/W-WG 7
GRANITE FALLS — RRC/W-WG rallied with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh, but BOLD came away with a narrow victory Saturday.
Shane Schoborg suffered the loss for RRC/W-WG, allowing a pair of home runs and three doubles.
Dylan Bunting (two runs) had three hits, including a double and drove in a run for RRC/W-WG, while Justin Knakmuhs had a pair of hits and drove in three runs.
R H E
R/W 004 100 2 — 7 9 2
BOLD 042 300 X — 9 10 1
MARSHALL — On a windy day when balls were flying in all directions, it all came down to a single stroke.
In the end, it was the Windom Eagles who managed to keep their composure to card a winning score of 319 — edging Springfield/Comfrey and Westbrook-Walnut Grove (320 each) by a stroke Friday at the Section 3A golf meet at the Marshall Country Club to secure a state tournament berth.
MARSHALL — At the turn, the Red Rock Central Falcons were in the lead over Lakeview and Minneota, and with nine holes to play, it was any team’s tournament.
“We had the lead at the turn and thought we had a good chance to in it,” RRC head coach Steve Wegman said. “But the lowest scores from Lakeview and Minneota were too much to overcome.”
HERON LAKE — With solid pitching from James Anderson and a stout defensive effort, the Southwestern United Wildcats defeated the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen, 4-3, Wednesday afternoon in the Section 3A play-in baseball contest.
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