The Roscoe Rangers broke a 3-3 tie with the Richmond Royals with four runs over the last five innings and won 7-3.
The Rangers evened their league record at 2-2 as Brent Heinen pitched six innings as the starter, and Justin Mackedanz and Greg Heinen pitched scoreless relief.
The Rangers had 16 hits to score their seven runs. Tony Orbeck, who drove in five runs for Roscoe, hit a three-run homer in the top of the fourth to give the Rangers a 3-2 lead. After Richmond tied the score, Orbeck hit a solo homer in the fifth to give Roscoe the lead.
Each team turned two double plays in the game.
Roscoe – Batting: Dale Mackedanz 3-5 2B; Jeff Welle 2-5; Greg Heinen 2-4 R; Lee Schleper 2-5 R; Tony Orbeck 2-5 HR-2 RBI-5; Brent Heinen 2-5 R-2; Todd Leyendecker 2-3; Mark Winter 1-4 RBI-2;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Brent Heinen (W) (6-8-3-3-4-6); Justin Mackedanz (1-1-0-0-1-1); Greg Heinen (2-0-0-0-1-2).
Richmond – Batting: Craig Ehrlichman 2-3 R RBI; Greg Drontle 2-3; Phil Loehlin 2-3; Jamie Torborg 2-4 R-2;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Steve Schreifels (L) (6-10-5-4-0-3); Drontle (3-6-2-2-0-0).
New Munich 12
Lake Henry 11
Paul Sand’s two-out, two-run single in the top of the tenth lifted New Munich to a 12-11 victory over Lake Henry Sunday.
New Munich took an 8-5 lead after five innings, and led 10-7 after their half of the eighth, but the Lakers rallied to tie with three runs in the bottom of the seventh.
After New Munich scored two runs in the top of the tenth, the Lakers scored one in their half but lost despite outhitting the visitors from New Munich 15-8.
Lake Henry had seven home runs, including two by Ryan Wuertz and Chad Spanier, and New Munich had five, including two by Chad Funk and two by Pat Nathe.
The Lakers are now 2-2 in the Stearns County League.
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New Munich – Batting: Chad Funk 3-4 HR-2; Pat Nathe 3-4 HR-2; Mike Oschendort 1-4 HR;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Jim Thull (5-11-6-6-0-2); Mike Zaragoza (W) (5-4-5-4-1-4).
Lake Henry – Batting: Ryan Wuertz 3-5 HR-2 RBI-4; Chad Spanier 3-6 HR-2; Jeff Olmscheid 2-6 HR; Tom Ludwig 2-5 HR; Roger Wuertz 1-4 HR; Mike Stalboerger 2-5 2B; Steve Lieser 2-4;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Stalboerger (3-4-7-5-2-1); Ryan Wuertz (L) (6.1-3-5-5-9-9); Roger Wuertz (0.2-1-0-0-0-1).
County Line League
Sauk Centre 4
The Pirates took a three-run lead with three runs in the top of the first, but Sauk Centre held them scoreless the rest of the way and won the league game 4-3.
The Titans tied the game with two runs in the third and another in the fifth. They scored their winning run in the bottom of the eighth.
Dan Starken pitched a complete game for the Pirates and took the loss despite allowing only six hits. The Pirates outhit the Titans 9-6.
The Pirates are now 1-3 in league.
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Paynesville – Batting: Darrin Michaelis 3-5; Dan Starken 2-5; Pat Mohs 2-5;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-bb-k) Dan Starken (L) (8-6-4-4-4).
Sauk Centre – Batting: Brad Friedricks 2-2; Mike Blank 1-2 HR RBI-2;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Rob Mettenberg (W) (8-9-3-2-4).
Norway Lake-Sunburg jumped to a 7-1 lead after three innings and held on to beat Regal 9-5 in a league game Sunday.
Zach Nelson pitched a complete game and drove in four runs to lead the visitors to victory.
Trailing 9-2, the Eagles rallied for three runs in the last two innings, but fell short and lost their third league contest of the season.
Regal beat Fairfax 11-3 in an exhi-bition at Fairfax on Saturday.
Mike Beier got the victory with seven innings on the hill, and Jeff Deming pitched two scoreless innings in relief.
Deming and Tim Haines hit homers for Regal.
Regal’s overall record is now 2-3 for the season.
Norway Lake-Sunburg – Batting: Zach Nelson 2-5 HR RBI-4; Chad Searcy 2-5 HR RBI-2; Paul Gjerde 1-5 HR;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-bb-k) Zach Nelson (W) (9-8-5-4-8-9).
Regal – Batting: Mike Beier 2-5 HR; Wade Von Eschen 2-4;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Jeremy Glenz (L) (2.1-7-7-3-2-3); Von Eschen (5.2-4-2-2-1-2); Nathan Winter (1-1-0-0-1-1).
Regal – Batting: Mike Beier 3-6; Tim Haines 2-5 HR RBI-3; Jeff Deming 2-4 HR; Nathan Winter 2-4;
Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Beier (W) (7-3-3-3-2-8); Deming (2-0-0-0-2-0).
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