The Northfield Knights' pitching duo of Cameron Gray and Dave Picha managed to hold the Red Wing Aces to two hits in an 11-0 seven-inning Classic Cannon Valley League victory Sunday in Red Wing.
The Aces' two hits came from brothers Josh and Adam Thygesen, who were both 1-for-3 with singles. On the mound, Sam Palmatier took the loss with eight runs given up on 11 hits and one walk with three strikeouts over four innings.
For Northfield, Aldon Severson finished 4-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and three RBI. Tim Maus and Thomas Meland were both 3-for-4 with two RBI apiece as the Knights finished the game with 18 total hits.
Red Wing hosted Elko on Tuesday and will be back at home Friday for a non-league game against the Burnsville Bulldogs.
Hampton 11, Cannon Falls 4
Cannon Falls jumped on Hampton early with a four-run top of the first inning. But the Cardinals kept the visiting Bears off the board the rest of the game, eventually pulling away for an 11-4 Classic Cannon Valley League win Sunday.
Three Cannon Falls players — Brock Peterson, Braxton Lindow and Luke Winchell — finished with two hits, with Lindow and Winchell each scoring a run.
Jared Woodward went four innings for the Bears, getting charged with the loss after allowing six runs (none earned) on six hits.
Cannon Falls hosts Hastings on Wednesday, then wraps up the regular season Friday at Lake City.
Miesville 12, Hastings 1
For the third straight game, Miesville tallied double-digit runs in a 12-1 seven-inning Classic Cannon Valley League win against Hastings on Sunday.
Deryk Marks provided most of the firepower for the Mudhens, going 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, five RBI and three runs in the victory. Charles Bruchu was 3-for-4 with a double and three runs scored, and Ronnie Sweeny was 3-for-5 with a double, two runs and an RBI.
On the mound, Jacob Dickmeyer went the distance for Miesville, allowing one run on eight hits with five strikeouts in a complete-game victory.
Lake City 8, Randolph 4
Randolph scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning, but it wasn't enough to mount a comeback against Lake City as the Serpents pulled off an 8-4 Classic Cannon Valley League win on Sunday.
Matt Miller was 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two RBI to lead the Lake City offense. Ben edelbach was 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI, and Josh Matanich hit a two-run double as a pinch hitter in the winning effort. Kyle Sursely tallied the win on the mound, striking out seven and walking one while giving up nine hits and four runs in seven innings.
For the Railcats, Dylan Bergstad was 4-for-5 at the plate with an RBI, and Bobby Eckert was 2-for-5 in the loss. Scott Otte was charged with the "L" with seven runs, 12 hits and four walks allowed with two strikeouts in six innings of work.
Miesville 13, Rochester 4
There was no shortage of offense at Jack Ruhr Park on Friday with 22 combined hits. But host Miesville was able to push plenty of runs across in a 13-4 non-league victory over the Rochester Royals.
Catcher Nate Hammes was 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run scored, and Ronnie Sweeny finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, three runs and an RBI. Matt Van Der Bosch scored three times as part of a two-hit effort, and Brian Sprout drove in a pair of RBI, going 1-for-3 with a run scored.
Steve Maher was the winning pitcher after throwing five scoreless innings with seven strikeouts and just two hits surrendered.
Rochester Royals 11, Red Wing 5
Down 5-1 through seven innings, the Rochester Royals put up five runs in both the eighth and ninth en route to an 11-5 come-from-behind victory over the Red Wing Aces.
The Royals' top hitter was Tim Oesterlin, who was 5-for-5 with three RBI and a pair of runs scored. Drew Block finished 4-for-6 with an RBI, and Nick Pearson went 3-for-6 with a double, three RBI and a run scored.
The Aces got a 4-for-5 outing at the plate from catcher Dixon Irwin, who also drove in two runs while also scoring a run of his own. Mitch Matter was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run, and Josh Thygesen had a run and an RBI as part of a 1-for-4 outing.
Starting pitcher Sam Palmatier was charged with the loss after six runs and 14 hits allowed with five strikeouts over 7 ⅓ innings.