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Paynesville Press - May 18, 2005

Pirates fall in 15 innings to Granite Falls

By Michael Jacobson

State-power Granite Falls needed 15 innings but the Kilowatts beat the Paynesville Pirates 8-4 in a Cornbelt League game in Paynesville on Sunday.

Granite Falls rallied to tie the game at 4-4 with two runs in the top of the eighth and then won the game with four runs in the 15th inning.

The Pirates had taken a 3-2 lead with three runs in the bottom of the fourth and added a run in the bottom of the sixth for a 4-2 lead.

Granite Falls pitchers struck out 21 Pirates in 15 innings.

Paynesville fell to 1-2 in the Cornbelt League with the loss.

This week, the Pirates will play at Sacred Heart on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., and they will host Willmar on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Granite Falls-- 011 000 020 000 004 - 813 1
Pirates-- 000 301 000 000 000 - 4 9 3

Paynesville - Batting: Adam Hem-mesch 1-6 2B RBI-2; Justin Butkofski 1-5 2B; Pitching: (ip) Shannon Olmscheid (7), Brad Deyak (2), Seth Miller (L) (6).

Lake Henry 10, Roscoe 3
Lake Henry scored seven runs in the 15th inning to beat Roscoe 10-3 in a Stearns County League South game on Sunday in Roscoe.

Lake Henry had taken a 3-0 lead by scoring single runs in the first, second, and third innings, but then the Rangers held them scoreless for 11 innings before they struck for seven runs in the top of the 15th.

The Rangers scored a run in the fourth, fifth, and seventh innings to tie the game at 3-3 before falling in extra innings.

Lake Henry improved to 3-2 overall and 2-1 in league with the win. Roscoe fell to 2-3 overall and 1-2 in league with the loss.

Lake Henry also beat Dassel-Cokato 7-4 in an exhibition game on Wednesday, May 11.

This week, the Lakers will play at Raymond on Friday at 7:30 p.m., at Upsala on Saturday at 2 p.m., and at New Munich on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Roscoe will host St. Wendel on Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. and will play at Richmond on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Lake Henry-- 111 000 000 000 007 - 1012 1
Roscoe-- 000 110 100 000 000 - 3 13 5

Lake Henry - Batting: Adam Kampsen 3-7 RBI-3; Jeff Schmitz 2-5; Josh Kampsen 2-7; Ryan Wuertz 1-7 HR RBI-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Jesse Lieser (5-4-2-2-0-3); Doug Fuchs (5-6-1-1-0-2); Pat Mohs (W) (4-3-0-0-2-3).
Roscoe - Batting: Russ Leyendecker 3-7; Brent Heinen 2-6; Chuck Mackedanz 2-6; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Leyen-decker (5-3-3-3-5-1); Heinen (L) (8.1-7-4-3-1-5); Zach Schmitz (0.2-2-4-3-1-1).

Lake Henry-- 001 002 202 - 77 3
DC-- 201 000 100 - 4 7 4

Lake Henry - Batting: Ryan Wuertz 2-3 R-3; Jesse Lieser 1-5 RBI-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Mike Stalboerger (5-3-3-2-5-4); Jeff Schmitz (W) (4-4-1-1-5-0).

St. Martin 11, Richmond 1
St. Martin scored five runs in the second inning and cruised to an 11-1 victory over Richmond on Sunday in St. Martin. The Martins built an 11-0 lead before the Royals scored on a solo homer in the top of the ninth.

The Martins used a 14-hit attack to score 11 runs, with five players - Luke Rothstein, Sam Rothstein, Nathan Schlangen, Jake Thelen, and Jesse Thelen - all having two hits apiece.

The Martins improved to 3-0 in the Stearns County League South with the win.

This week, the Martins will play against Wolf Lake and against Maple Lake, both games at Maple Lake, on Saturday. On Sunday, the Martins will play a league game at Farming at 1:30 p.m.

Richmond-- 000 000 001 - 14 2
St. Martin-- 050 110 22x - 11 14 2

Richmond - Batting: Jon Dold 2-3; Todd Steil 2-4 HR; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Scott Ruegemer (L) (1.2-5-5-5-1-0); Nate Guetter (5.1-4-55-4-3); Jeremy Glenz (1-3-1-1-0-0).
St. Martin - Batting: Jesse Thelen 2-3; Nathan Schlangen 2-4 3B RBI-2; Jake Thelen 2-4; Sam Rothstein 2-4 RBI-2; Luke Rothstein 2-5 2B RBI-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ryan Nett (W) (7-3-0-0-1-7); Schlangen (2-1-1-1-0-1).

Spring Hill 5, Meire Grove 2
The Spring Hill Chargers earned their first league victory of the year with a 5-2 victory over Meire Grove on Sunday in Spring Hill.

The Chargers built a 5-0 lead in beating Meire Grove and raised their league record to 1-3.

Chris Spanier pitched seven shutout innings for Spring Hill.

The Chargers got RBI singles from Rick Lieser and Shawn Schoenberg in the third inning as they took a 2-0 lead. They also got an RBI single from Eric Schoenberg in the sixth. The Chargers scored on suicide-squeeze bunts in both the fourth and seventh innings.

This week, the Chargers will play at Regal on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and they will play at Greenwald on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Meire Grove-- 000 000 020 - 24 3
Spring Hill-- 002 101 10x - 5 10 0

Meire Grove - Batting: Karl Nathe 2-4 2B; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ryan Klaphake (L) (6-9-4-3-1-5); Matt Imdieke (2-1-1-1-1-2).
Spring Hill - Batting: Eric Schoenberg 2-4 RBI R; Jeff Schoenberg 2-4 RBI R; Shawn Schoenberg 2-4 RBI R; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Chris Spanier (W) (7-3-0-0-2-2); Shawn Schoenberg (2-1-2-2-1-3).

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