Amateur Baseball: Mudhens split on the weekend
Miesville’s long winning streak was snapped on Friday, but the Mudhens responded with a 3-1 road victory over Hampton on Saturday.
Miesville scored single runs in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings, finally breaking through offensively after the Cardinals had scored their lone run in the fourth.
Jacob Dickmeyer picked up the win for the Mudhens, while Grant Martinson was given the loss.
On Friday, Miesville lost, 6-3, to Elko. No statistics were available at press time.
The Mudhens have three home games to close out the regular season this week, with Lyon’s Pub (Wednesday), Belle Plaine (Friday) and Chaseburg-Coon Valley (Sunday) all making the trip to Jack Ruhr Stadium.
Lake City 7, Hastings 5
In the final game of the regular season, Lake City bounced back from Friday’s loss to beat Hastings, 7-5, on Sunday.
Three Serpents took the hill, but it was Ryan Wolfe’s 4 1/3 innings that were responsible for the win. Wolfe gave up four hits and a pair of walks, but kept the Hawks off the scoreboard and struck out five.
Logan Thomas had three hits for the Serpents, adding a pair of RBI in five at-bats. John Brown had two hits in the win.
Beau Jernberg came on in relief for Hastings, but took the loss after giving up three unearned runs in 3 2/3 innings.
Hunter Hillstrom, Jake Dale, TJ Galenti, Jordan Jeske and Tony Hammes each had two hits for the Hawks.
On Friday, Lake City had leads of two and five runs, but Hampton scored 10 times over the final four innings, including a five-run ninth, to hand the Serpents a 13-6 loss.
Rhett Hebig had four hits and four RBI for the Cardinals, while Ryan Heisler got the win on the mound.
Jacob Fletcher was tagged with the loss for Lake City. No offensive statistics were available for the Serpents.
Wanamingo goes 2-0
Wanamingo closed the regular season on a three-game winning streak, including a pair of wins over the weekend. On Saturday, the Jacks beat Pine Island, 3-1, and then topped Dodge County, 6-4, on Sunday.
Saturday’s game started with Wanamingo scoring a run in the first three innings, but the Jacks were limited offensively from there on with just five hits in the game. Pine Island doubled that hit total, but managed just one run, in the sixth, while committing six errors.
Sam Roosen and Kirby VanDeWalker each had a hit and an RBI in the win, which went to Derek Greseth. Over seven innings, Greseth gave up nine hits and an earned run with one strikeout and no walks. VanDeWalker picked up the two-inning save, striking out two and giving up one hit.
Pioneer Nick Hanson took the loss.
Sunday’s season finale was similar, with Wanamingo taking a 4-0 lead with a three-run third. But the Diamondbacks scored three in the fourth, and tied the game in the top of the seventh.
The Jacks got the bats going again, however, with a run in each of the seventh and eighth innings to snag the win.
Aaron Holmes had two hits and two RBI in the victory, while Peder Sviggum and Brady Anfinson each came away with three hits. Noah Grove was the winning pitcher, going seven innings in his start and escaping nine hits with just three earned runs, and one unearned, with five strikeouts and a walk. Gavin Roosen got the six-out save, issuing one walk and striking out one.