Amateur Baseball: Aces drop Memorial Day tilt with Miesville, go 2-1 on weekend
Limiting Red Wing to three hits, the Miesville Mudhens had little trouble taking out the Aces on Memorial Day with a 7-0 Classic Cannon Valley League win at the Red Wing Athletic Field.
Matt Van Der Bosch, Charles Bruchu and Deryk Marks each drove in two runs, with Marks going 3-for-5 with a double and Van Der Bosch and Bruchu both going 2-for-5. Andrew Werner went 2-for-4 with a run for Miesville, and Spencer Merle scored three times in the victory. On the mound, Bret Mitchell struck out 16 while limiting Red Wing to two hits and two walks to pick up the win.
Adam Thygesen was 2-for-4 at the plate, and Dixon Irwin finished 1-for-3 to account for all three of Red Wing's hits. JT Cunningham was pegged with the loss after allowing six runs (four earned) on 11 hits and one walk with three strikeouts in six innings. Isaac Oeltjen pitched three innings of relief, striking out two while giving up two hits and one run.
The Aces play host to Dundas on June 5 while the Mudhens host the Minnetonka Millers on Wednesday.
Red Wing 4, Hampton 3
Thanks to a two-hit, three-RBI game from shortstop Joel Newman, Red Wing managed to hold off CCVL foe Hampton for a 4-3 victory Sunday at the Red Wing Athletic Field.
Adam Thygesen helped the Aces' offense by going 2-for-3 with a run scored, and Mitch Matter scored a pair of runs in the victory. Kyle Blahnik hit for a double and drove in a run for Red Wing.
Sam Palmatier went seven innings on the mound, getting the win after striking out three with eight hits, one walk and three runs allowed. Trey Eckstrom struck out three with just one hit and one walk allowed in two scoreless innings of relief.
Red Wing 10, Rochester 3
Highlighted by a six-run fifth inning, Red Wing began the weekend with a 10-3 non-league victory against the Rochester Roadrunners Friday at the Red Wing Athletic Field.
Brady Schroeder was the Aces' top hitter on Friday, going 3-for-5 with three runs. He was also a menace on the base paths with four of Red Wing's eight stolen bases.
Mitch Matter and Mike Stegora both were 2-for-5 with two RBI for Red Wing, and Adam Thygesen went 1-for-3 with three RBI.