Lake Henry defeats Roscoe 6-5 on Sunday;
and other area baseball scores

This article submitted on 6/9/99.

Stearns County League

Lake Henry 6
Roscoe 5

By Aaron Ziemer
Lake Henry defeated Roscoe 6-5, on Sunday in Lake Henry.

Mike Stalboerger started for the Lakers and went five innings, allowing five hits and four runs in the game, while striking out three.

Roger Wuertz came in and earned the victory in relief. Wuertz went four innings allowing only one run on five hits, and striking out five.

Justin Mackedanz started for the Rangers, he was relieved by Chris VanderBeek and Brent Heinen. Heinen was tagged with the loss as he pitched the last inning and gave up the game winning run.

Stalboerger led the Lakers in hitting. He went 2-4 with two home runs and three RBIs. Ryan Wuertz helped out by going 2-3 with a homer and three RBIs.

Tony Orbeck led the Rangers at the plate as he went 3-3 with two solo home runs. Dale Mackedanz also homered in the game for Roscoe.

Roscoe took the lead in the top of the first when Orbeck hit his first home run of the game.

The lead was short-lived though as the Lakers scored three in their half of the first inning. Steve Lieser walked, then stole both second and third. He scored when Ryan Wuertz singled. Stalboerger then hit a two-run homer to give the Lakers a 3-1 lead.

Roscoe came right back in the top of the second on a two-run home run by Dale Mackedanz to tie the game at three.

The game remained tied until the top of the sixth when the Rangers added two more runs. Orbeck added his second home run of the game. The Rangers added one more when Brent Heinen drove in another run to make the score 5-3, Roscoe.

Lake Henry retied the game in the bottom of the sixth. Stalboerger led off the inning with another home run. Herbie Weidner drove in the tieing run.

Finally in the bottom of the ninth Lake Henry was able to emerge with the win. Ryan Wuertz led off the inning with the game winning home run.

Roscoe will face St. Cloud Orthepodic on Wednesday, at 6:15 p.m. in Roscoe. Their next league game is on Sunday, against St. Martin at 1:30 p.m. in Roscoe.

Roscoe's record is now 3-6.

Roscoe-- 120 002 000 - 5 11 0
Lake Henry-- 300 002 001 - 6 10 1

St. Cloud Tournament; Regal places sixth
By Michael Pauly

Regal 7
Luxemburg 3

Regal won their first game of the St. Cloud Tournament on Wednesday night over Luxemburg by the score of 7-3. These games were seven innings.

Regal started the scoring in the first with Mike Beier getting a walk, stealing second and scoring on Jeff Deming's double.

The Brewers tied the game in the bottom of the first on three hits. In the second Regal made the score 2-1 with a walk to Wade Thonvold, a double by Brad Lieser and an error.

Regal scored twice in the third to make the score 4-1. Ron Fuchs had an RBI double and he scored on an RBI single by Lieser. The Eagles added a single run in the fourth inning.

Luxemburg made the score 5-3 with two runs in the fifth inning.

Regal scored the final two runs in the sixth inning. Mike Tangen and Tim Haines each had RBI singles.

Jeremy Glenz started and got the win. Wade VonEschen pitched the final two innings for the save.

Regal-- 112 102 0 - 7 9 1
Luxemburg-- 100 020 0 - 3 6 5

Holdingford 5
Regal 3

Regal lost to Holdingford in the second round of the St. Cloud Tournament on Saturday by the score of 5-3.

The Express started the scoring in the first with a double, single, and a home run for a 3-0 lead.

Regal scored single runs in the third, fourth, and sixth innings. Mike Tangen hit a solo homer in the sixth.

Holdingford scored single runs in the fifth and seventh innings.

Wade VonEschen started and took the loss with Dave Oehrlein relieving in the fifth inning.

Holdingford--300 010 1 -5 10 1
Regal--001101 0 -3 9 1

Regal 7
O'Hara's 4

Regal stayed alive in the third round of the St. Cloud Tournament with a win over O'Hara's of St. Cloud on Sunday afternoon 7-4.

Regal started the scoring in the first inning with two runs. Mike Beier, Mike Tangen, and Jeff Deming each hit doubles with Tangen and Deming each getting the RBIs.

Regal made the score 6-0 in the sixth inning on two hits, a walk, and three errors. Dave Oehrlein had one RBI on a single.

O'Hara's scored once in the sixth on a solo home run by Mike Trewick.

Regal added a run in the seventh on singles by Tangen, Deming, and an RBI single by Wade VonEschen.

O'Hara's scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to make the final score 7-4 in Regal's favor.

Regal--200004 1 -7 15 2
Regal--000001 3 -4 6 3

Ice 11
Regal 9

Regal lost to St. Cloud Orthopedic Ice on Sunday night in the fifth place game of the St. Cloud Tournament by the score of 11-9.

St. Cloud scored in every inning except the fifth with getting the final two runs in the bottom of the sixth to break a 9-9 tie.

Regal bunched their runs getting three in the fourth inning and five in the fifth. They added a single run in the top of the sixth to tie the game with the Ice.

In the fourth Mike Tangen hit a three- run home run. In the inning Jeff Deming came to the plate with a runner on base and two outs and hit what appeared to be a home run over the left field fence, but the umpire said it was a foul ball. The call was well contested by the Regal fans and players. Deming then did single allowing Tangen to hit a three-run homer.

In the fifth inning four straight hits after two outs scored three runs and after a pitching change Deming came up and hit a two-run home run that did stay fair. This made the score 9-8 for the Ice.

Regal tied the score at nine in the top of the sixth on a double by Randy Beier and a single by Mike Beier.

Regal could not keep the Ice from scoring though and wound up losing 11-9.

Regal--000351 0 -910 1
Ice--133202 X -11 120

Pirates Exhibitions

Paynesville 10
Spring Hill 6

By Aaron Ziemer
Paynesville defeated Spring Hill 10-6 on Friday night, in Paynesville.

David Hemmesch started for the Pirates, he was relieved by Jason Schlecht in the third inning. Schlecht earned the victory for the Pirates giving up only one run in his four innings of work.

Pat Mohs (pictured left) led the Pirates in hitting. Mohs had two hits. He singled in the first inning and doubled later in the game.

With the victory Paynesville moved up to 5-5 overall. They played Farming last night. Results will be in next week's Press.

The Pirates will play Melrose at home on Saturday night at 8 p.m.

Avon 11
Roscoe 6

By Aaron Ziemer
Roscoe was defeated by Avon 11-6, on Friday, in Avon.

Jeff Welle started for the Rangers. He was relieved by Tony Orbeck, Brent Heinen, and Chris VanderBeek.

Brent Heinen led the way hitting for the Rangers. He was 2-4 with a double. Todd Leyendecker contributed going 2-4 in the game. Roscoe got out to a 2-0 lead when they scored two in the top of the first inning.

Avon came right back by scoring four in the bottom of the first.

The Rangers added two in the second, but would not score after that.

Avon then added six more in the bottom of the second.

For the most part the scoring ended after the first two innings, but Avon did add one more in the sixth to make the score 11-5, which is how it finished.

Roscoe--320000 000 -594
Avon--460001 00X -11 100

Roscoe 16
St. Nicholas 2

By Aaron Ziemer
Roscoe defeated St. Nicholas 16-2 on Wednesday, in Roscoe.

Brent Heinen started on the mound for the Rangers. He was relieved by Tony Orbeck, Lee Schleper, and Chris VanderBeek.

Brent Heinen led the Rangers in hitting. Heinen was 2-5 with a home run in the game. Tony Orbeck also had a homer in the game for Roscoe.

Roscoe jumped out to an early lead by scoring seven runs in the first two innings of the game. The innings were highlighted by the Orbeck solo home run in the second inning.

The Rangers added five more in the fourth, and four runs in the eighth.

Brent Heinen provided the eighth inning spark with his two-run homer.

Roscoe cruised to defeat St. Nicholas, who committed nine errors in the game.

St. Nicholas--000101 000 -299
Roscoe--610500 04X -16 121

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