Amateur Baseball: Miesville continues winning ways
Miesville continues to roll, picking up a convincing 15-1 seven-inning Classic Cannon Valley League victory over Hastings on Sunday.
From the lead-off spot, Charles Bruchu paced the Mudhens' offense, going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, four RBI and three runs scored. Deryk Marks was 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored, and Zach Laffey went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a pair of runs scored. Joey Werner went 2-for-3 with three runs, Nate Hammes finished 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI.
As a team, Miesville finished with 17 hits.
On the mound, the Mudhens' Jacob Dickmeyer threw a one-run complete game, striking out 10 while giving up eight hits and no walks.
Jaryd Marks finished 1-for-2 with a solo home run for the Hawks. On the mound, Ben Bundschu took the loss after giving up six hits and six runs (all earned) with two strikeouts and three walks in four innings.
The Mudhens have two home games this week with St. Louis Park on Wednesday and Elko on Friday before going to Hampton on Sunday.
Hampton 12, Randolph 0
Hampton jumped on Randolph early with a 3-0 lead after four innings. Then in the seventh, the Cardinals put things away early with a seven-run frame in a 12-0 Classic Cannon Valley League win Sunday in Randolph.
Drew Weidner accounted for three of the Railcats' five hits, going 3-for-4 from the lead-off spot. Rick Otto and Kyle Volkert each went 1-for-3 in the loss.
Patrick Strey was 4-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs for Hampton while Derek Schiebel also hit a home run, going 1-for-5 with two runs and two RBI. Austin Hebig was 3-for-3 with a pair of runs while Joe Schlosser and Josh Sharp were both 2-for-3 in the victory.
Randolph wraps up the regular season Friday at Hastings.
Northfield 16, Cannon Falls 7
There was no shortage of offense on Saturday as Northfield and Cannon Falls combined for 30 hits and 23 runs. But it was the Knights who were able to come away with a 16-7 Classic Cannon Valley League win over the visiting Bears.
Four Cannon Falls players – Brock Peterson, Alex Tauer, Rich Burr and Luke Winchell – finished with two hits apiece, with Burr adding two RBI and a run and Peterson scoring twice in the loss. Winchell had a run and an RBI, and Taylor Pagel was 1-for-5 with a double and a run scored. On the mound, Jared Woodward was charged with the loss after giving up six runs (all earned) and five runs over 2 2/3 innings.
For Northfield, Tim Maus was 2-for-5 with a home run, five RBI and two runs scored. Eric Pittman also went deep for the Knights, going 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, two RBI and a pair of runs. Luke Dahl was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI, and Scott Benjamin plated three runs while going 1-for-4 with two RBI.
Cannon Falls takes on River Falls on Wednesday before wrapping up the regular season at home Friday against Dundas.
Lake City 18, Randolph 0
Up 5-0 after two innings, things went Lake City's way the whole time Friday night as the Serpents took an 18-0 seven-inning Classic Cannon Valley League win over Randolph in Lake City.
Matt Miller led Lake City's offense, going 4-for-5 with a double, six RBI and a pair of runs while Zachary Wolfe scored four runs in the victory. Ben Edelbach was 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs, and Luke Hartzell was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI.
Over three innings, Kyle Sursely struck out six while giving up no hits and two walks en route to the victory.
Stats for Randolph were not available at press time.
Lake City has back-to-back home games with Red Wing on Wednesday and Hampton on Friday before traveling to Hastings Sunday for the regular-season finale.