Regal gets first league win

This article submitted on 5/10/00.

Stearns County League

Lake Henry 5
Farming 3

Strong pitching by Roger and Ryan Wuertz lifted Lake Henry to a 5-3 win over Farming on Sunday.

Roger Wuertz started and pitched seven strong innings for the victory, allowing only four hits and two earned runs. Ryan Wuertz pitched two innings of hitless relief, striking out four, for the save.

The visiting Flames took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, but the Lakers tied the game on Herb Weidner's RBI double in the second. Jeff Olmscheid gave the Lakers the lead with a solo homer in the third.

Ryan Wuertz clubbed a two-run shot in the fifth to put the Lakers ahead 4-1 and they held on to win.

The Lakers are now 2-1 in the Stearns County League.

Farming-- 100 002 000 - 34 0
Lake Henry-- 011 020 10x - 5 9 1

Farming - Batting: Greg Holthaus 2-4; Craig Klein 1-4 HR; Aaron Nett 1-4 2B; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Aaron Nett (L) (7-8-5-5-2-4); Andy Theis (1-0-0-0-0-2).

Lake Henry - Batting: Ryan Wuertz 2-3 HR RBI-2; Jeff Olmscheid 2-4 HR; Steve Lieser 2-4; Herb Weidner 1-3 2B RBI; Roger Wuertz 1-3; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Roger Wuertz (W) 7-4-3-2-1-11); Ryan Wuertz (S) (2-0-0-0-2-4).

St. Martin 9
Richmond 2

An eight-run fourth inning vaulted St. Martin to their first league victory of the season over Richmond 9-2.

Sam Rothstein led off the fourth for the home team with a single and ended the rally when he batted again in the inning and hit a three-run homer. St. Martin had 10 hits in the inning, including two by Rothstein.

Ken Arceneau had a two-run double for St. Martin. Also having hits in the inning were Jesse Thelen, Jeff Schmitz, Luke Rothstein, Jim Arceneau, Nate Schlangen, and Jake Thelen.

On the mound, Ken Arceneau pitched five scoreless innings to get the victory. James Burg pitched four innings in relief. Richmond had only four hits, and got two unearned runs in the top of the eighth to spoil the shutout bid.

St. Martin is now 1-2 in league.

Richmond-- 000 020 000 - 24 0
St. Martin-- 000 800 01x - 9 12 1

St. Martin - Batting: Nate Schlangen 2-3; Jake Thelen 2-4; Sam Rothstein 2-4 HR RBI-3; Ken Arceneau 2-2 2B RBI-2; Jim Arceneau 2-3; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ken Arceneau (W) (5-2-0-0-1-3); James Burg (S) (4-2-2-0-0-1).

Greenwald 7
Roscoe 6

The Rangers scored a run in the top of the 11th inning to take the lead, but Greenwald scored two runs in the bottom of the inning to win the extra-inning contest 7-6.

Roscoe scored three runs in the top of the eighth to tie the game at 5-5. Neither team scored again until the 11th, when the Rangers plated one run but the Cubs plated two. The tying run scored on a slow grounder, and the winning run scored when the throw to second base for a force out went into left field.

With the wind blowing in, no home runs were hit, but Greenwald had five doubles. Roscoe had two, both by Greg Heinen.

The Rangers are now 1-2 in league and 3-3 overall.

Roscoe-- 000 002 030 01- 615 2
Greenwald-- 012 200<02 00x - 7 15 4

Roscoe - Batting: Jeff Welle 4-7 RBI-2; Greg Heinen 3-4 2B-2; Todd Leyendecker 2-6 RBI-2; Dale Mackedanz 2-5; Brent Heinen 2-6; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Brent Heinen (6.2-12-5-4-2-5); Greg Heinen (L) (3.2-3-2-1-2-2).

Greenwald - Batting: Dave Lensing 3-4 2B-2 RBI-2; Chad Imdieke 3-6 2B; Ray Lensing 3-6 2B; Keith Studer 3-5 2B RBI; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Todd Frieler (7.1-12-5-3-2-5); Doug Welle (W) (3.2-3-1-1-0-2).

County Line League

Regal 12
NL-S 1

The bats awoke in Regal on Sunday, as the Eagles pounded out 14 hits for a 12-1 seven-inning victory over New London-Spicer.

Regal, which dropped its first two league games, scored twice in the bottom of the first, six times in the second, once in the third, and three times in the fourth.

Mike Beier led Regal at the plate and on the mound. He had hits in all four at bats and knocked home three runs for the Eagles. He also earned the pitching victory with five innings of work, allowing only a solo home run to Earl Rich in the second inning.

Jeremy Glenz pitched two innings of perfect relief for Regal, which is now 1-2 for the season.

NL-S-- 010 000 0 - 13 3
Regal-- 261 300 x - 12 14 0

NL-S - Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Earl Rich (L) (1-7-6-6-1-0); Dane Kelvig (4-7-6-6-3-4); Darrin Ogdahl (1-0-0-0-0-1).

Regal - Batting: Mike Beier 4-4 2B RBI-3; Tim Haines 3-4 2B-2; Mike Tangen 2-3 RBI-2; Randy Beier 2-4 2B RBI-3; Nathan Winter 1-3 2B; Brad Deyak 1-4 2B; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Mike Beier (W) (5-3-1-1-1-4); Jeremy Glenz (2-0-0-0-0-1).

Melrose 6
Paynesville 0

Melrose's Eric Meyer pitched seven innings of one-hit baseball, as the Black Sox shut out the Pirates in Melrose 6-0 Sunday.

Meyer and Jason Terway combined on a two-hitter for the Black Sox.

Meanwhile, Melrose batters had 11 hits. They scored twice in the fifth and three times in the sixth to record another league victory.

The Pirates are now 1-2 in league and 2-3 overall.

Paynesville-- 000 000 000 - 02 4
Melrose-- 000 020 31x - 6 11 1

Paynesville - Pitching: (ip-h-r-bb-k) Dan Starken (L) (7-11-6-2-5); Chris Stanley (1-0-0-0-0).

Melrose - Batting: Chad Hess 2-4; Grant Hess 2-4; Jeff Roering 2-4; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Eric Meyer (W) (7-1-0-0-2-4); Jason Terway (2-1-0-0-2-2).

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