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Paynesville Press - June 13, 2001

St. Martin rallies to beat Richmond, 8-7

Stearns County League

St. Martin 8
Richmond 7

Ken Arceneau Craig Hennen's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth drove home the winning run for St. Martin in their 8-7 victory over Richmond on Sunday in St. Martin.

Ken Arceneau pitched four innings of shutout relief for St. Martin as they rallied to defeat Richmond 8-7.

Richmond took a 7-1 lead after five innings and held it to the Martins' last two at bats. St. Martin rallied with three runs in the eighth and four in the ninth for the come-from-behind victory.

Hennen, Kenny Arceneau, and Jesse Thielen had three hits apiece for the Martins, who evened their overall record to 6-6 and improved their league record to 5-4 with the win.

Arceneau threw four innings of shutout relief to earn the pitching victory.

Richmond-- 103 030 000 - 75 3
St. Martin-- 001 000 034 - 8 15 2

Richmond - Batting: Jon Dold 2-3 HR RBI-3; Brent Ruegemer 2-4; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Nate Gunter (7.1-9-4-3-3-2); Jake Theis (L) (1.1-5-4-4-2-1); Scott Ruegemer (0.1-1-0-0-0-0).

St. Martin - Batting: Kenny Arceneau 3-5; Jesse Thielen 3-5; Craig Hennen 3-5 RBI; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Steve Lieser (5-3-7-6-3-2); Arceneau (W) (4-2-0-0-0-3).

Farming 8
Lake Henry 7

Farming 6
Lake Henry 4

The Farming Flames handed the Lake Henry Lakers their first two league losses of the year, as the Flames swept a weekend double-header. The Flames won 8-7 on Saturday in Lake Henry and 6-4 on Sunday in Farming.

On Saturday, the Lakers led 7-5 heading into the eighth inning, but Craig Klein hit a two-run double in the top of the eighth to knot the score at seven. The Flames won on Andy Theis' solo homer in the top of the ninth inning.

On Sunday, the Flames built a 4-2 lead after three innings and held on to win 6-4. The Lakers only scored four runs, all on home runs. Mike Stalboerger hit a two-run homer in the second and a solo shot in the seventh for the first three Laker runs, and Jeff Schmitz added a solo blast in the ninth.

The losses dropped the Lakers to 7-2 in the Stearns County League and 7-3 overall.

Farming-- 211 100 021 - 812 2
Lake Henry-- 012 020 200 - 7 10 4

Farming - Batting: Craig Klein 3-5 2B RBI-2; Chris Wehseler 3-4 2B; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Aaron Nett (5-5-5-3-0-1); Ryan Nett (W) (4-5-2-2-1-5).

Lake Henry - Batting: Ryan Wuertz 4-5 2B HR RBI-3; Roger Wuertz 2-4 HR; Jeff Schmitz 2-5; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Doug Fuchs (8-10-7-4-4-6); Roger Wuertz (L) 1-2-1-1-0-2).

Lake Henry-- 020 000 101 - 47 2
Farming-- 121 010 10x - 6 11 1

Lake Henry - Batting: Mike Stalboerger 3-4 HR-2 RBI-3; Jeff Schmitz 2-4 HR; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ryan Wuertz (L) (7-9-6-5-2-3); Stalboerger (1-1-0-0-0-1).

Farming - Batting: Aaron Nett 4-4 2B; Chris Theis 2-4; Andy Theis 1-3 HR; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ted Nett (W) (8-6-4-4-2-4); Ryan Nett (S) (1-1-0-0-0-2).

Spring Hill 5
Roscoe 2

Spring Hill avenged a 7-4 loss to Roscoe in the Paynesville Tournament on Saturday by beating the Rangers 5-2 in a league game on Sunday in Roscoe.

The Rangers took a 2-1 lead with a two-run rally in the bottom of the third inning. Mike Heinen, Justin Mackedanz, and Greg Heinen started the rally with singles. Tony Orbeck drove home one run with a hit, and Curtis Christian drove in the other with a sacrifice fly.

Spring Hill rallied to win with two runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh.

The Rangers fell to 2-5 in league and 3-7 overall.

Spring Hill-- 001 002 200 - 510 0
Roscoe-- 002 000 000 - 2 7 3

Spring Hill - Batting: Dave Stalboerger 3-4 BB RBI; Rick Lieser 2-5; Chris Spanier 2-3 BB RBI; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Spanier (W) (8-6-2-2-1-3); Lieser (S) (1-1-0-0-0-1).

Roscoe - Batting: Curt Christian 1-3 RBI; Tony Orbeck 1-4 2B RBI; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Brent Heinen (L) (7-8-5-3-2-6); Greg Heinen (2-2-0-0-0-2).

Paynesville Tournament

Baseball rundown The Paynesville Pirates improved their season record to 9-1 in claiming their own tournament title over the weekend. The Pirates beat Spring Hill 10-8 on Friday night and Regal 9-4 on Saturday night for the title.

Regal beat Roscoe 11-1 on Thursday night to open the tournament. The Rangers eventually took third place, beating Spring Hill 7-4 on Saturday afternoon.

Regal catcher Brad Lieser chases after the Pirates' Ryan Schneider and tage him out during a rundown on Saturday. Regal pitcher Jeremy Glenz (10) and Pirate manager Dale Hess watch the play.

Thursday, June 7
Regal 11, Roscoe 1

Friday, June 8
Paynesville 10, Spring Hill 8

Saturday, June 9
FIRST: Paynesville 9, Regal 4
THIRD: Roscoe 7, Spring Hill 4

Upcoming schedule
Wednesday, June 13
Melrose at Paynesville, 7:30 p.m.
Pearl Lake at Roscoe, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, June 15
Stearns County All-Star Game at Elrosa, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 16
Roscoe at St. Martin, 1:30 p.m.
Paynesville at Melrose, 12 noon

Sunday, June 17
Regal at Norway Lake, 1:30 p.m.
Roscoe at Richmond, 1:30 p.m.
St. Martin at Lake Henry, 1:30 p.m.
Sauk Centre at Paynesville, 1:30 p.m.

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