Pirates win two league games

This article submitted on 5/10/00.

County Line League

Paynesville 8
New London-Spicer 7

The Paynesville Pirates won two County Line League games last week. The Pirates beat New London-Spicer 8-7 on Tuesday, June 6, and Norway Lake-Sunburg 12-7 on Sunday.

Against New London-Spicer, the Pirates scored three times in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 7-5 lead and held on to win 8-7.

Pat Mohs had two hits, including a two-run homer, for the Pirates. Darrin Michaelis and Aaron Bayer added two hits for Paynesville.

Alex Kohl, Mike Thompson, Earl Rich, and Jeff Herman had two hits each for NL-S.

Chris Stanley started for the Pirates and threw three innings. Dan Starken earned the victory with six innings in relief. Earl Rich started for NL-S, and he was relieved by Darrin Ogdahl.

New London-Spicer-- 320 010 001 - 711 4
Paynesville-- 400 300 10x - 8 9 2

Paynesville 12
Norway Lake-Sunburg 7

At Norway Lake-Sunburg, the Pirates had 15 hits and five home runs to win their third league game. Starken hit two home runs for the Pirates, a two-run drive in the first and a solo shot in the ninth. Josh Williams also hit a two-run homer, and Jason Schlecht and Mohs added solo shots.

Michaelis and Starken each had three hits. Mohs, Schlecht, and Chris Soine had two apiece.

Schlecht started on the hill for Paynesville, and Starken earned the victory with five innings of relief work.

The Pirates are now 3-4 in league and 6-5 overall.

Paynesville-- 320 015 001 - 1215 2
Norway Lake-Sunburg-- 301 001 011 - 7 11 1

Stearns County League

Spring Hill 13
Lake Henry 8

The Wuertz brothers combined for three home runs and six RBI for Lake Henry, but Spring Hill won the Stearns County League game 13-8.

Ryan Wuertz hit two-run homers in the first and fifth innings, and Tyler Wuertz added a two-run blast of his own in the ninth to account for most of Lake Henry’s scoring.

Spring Hill scored five runs in the fifth and five more in the eighth to win the game. The Lakers hurt themselves with seven errors.

The loss evened the Lakers league record at 4-4.

Lake Henry-- 210 030 002 - 810 7
Spring Hill-- 130 050 05x - 13 8 3

Lake Henry – Hitting: Ryan Wuertz 2-5 HR-2, RBI-4; Tyler Wuertz 2-4 HR RBI-2; Roger Wuertz 2-3; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Mike Stalboerger (L) (4-5-8-4-3-7); Roger Wuertz (4-5-5-2-0-7);

Spring Hill – Hitting: Randy Schoenberg 3-4; Rick Lieser 2-3; Chris Spanier HR RBI-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Mike Wuertz (4.1-5-6-6-4-2); Lieser (W) (4.2-6-2-2-2-3).

New Munich 12
Roscoe 6

New Munich took an 11-2 lead after four innings and beat Roscoe 12-6 Sunday. Roscoe’s pitchers allowed 15 hits, and the Rangers also committed four errors.

Roscoe’s main inning was the sixth, when they plated three runs. Jeff Welle and Mark Winter walked, and two-out singles by Greg Heinen, Lee Schleper and Tony Orbeck produced three runs.

The Rangers are now 2-6 in league.

Roscoe-- 010 113 000 - 68 4
New Munich-- 332 300 10x - 12 15 1

Roscoe – Hitting: Tony Orbeck 2-5 2B R RBI; Lee Schleper 2-5 RBI; Greg Heinen 1-3 R RBI-2 BB-2; Dale Mackedanz 1-1 R BB-3; Jeff Welle 1-2 R 2B; Brent Heinen 1-5 R; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Justin Mackedanz (L) (2-6-6-5-2-1); Schleper (2-6-5-2-1-0); Brent Heinen (4-3-1-1-2-1);

New Munich – Hitting: Jeff Funk 4-4 R-3 RBI-2; Pat Nathe 3-4 RBI-3; Joe Hoppe 2-4 RBI-2; Mike Ostendorf 2-3 R-2 2B; Craig Welle 2-3 R-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Jim Thull (W) (5.2-8-6-6-6-6); Mike Sarogusa (2.1-0-0-1-3); Chad Funk (1-0-0-0-2-0).

St. Cloud Tourney

Regal splits four games
The Regal Eagles lost 13-3 to Clear Lake in the consolation championship of a tournament in St. Cloud over the weekend. The Eagles split four games in the tournament.

The Eagles lost their first game to St. Cloud Orthopedic 8-4, but beat Luxemburg 8-7 on Saturday. Brad Lieser had two hits and two RBIs against St. Cloud, while Dave Zaeska walked four times.

Against Luxemburg, Regal broke a 3-3 tie with five runs in the top of the sixth. Tim Haines hit a grand slam home run to highlight that inning. Brad Deyak had three hits, and Randy Beier and Haines each had two in that game.

Mike Beier earned the pitching victory. On Sunday, the Eagles beat Brainerd to advance to the consolation champion-ship. Mike Beier had a two-run homer for Regal. Haines and Beier each had two hits. Wade Von Eschen earned the pitching victory.

Clear Lake won by the ten-run rule to claim the consolation championship on Sunday.

American Legion

Lake Henry 17
Roscoe 6

The Roscoe American Legion team opened its season with losses to Lake Henry 17-6 on Tuesday, June 6, and to Richmond 20-1 on Thursday.

The Lakers jumped to a 15-0 lead after three innings, and 17-0 after five. Adam Kampsen hit a three-run homer for Lake Henry, and Doug Fuchs added a solo shot.

R. J. Leyendecker and Keith Winter pitched for Roscoe, and Jon Lieser and Kampsen pitched for Lake Henry.

Against Richmond, the Rangers allowed 11 runs in the third and seven in the fourth. The Rangers had only three hits, by Russ Leyendecker, Curt Christian and Keith Winter.

Lake Henry-- 726 020 0 - 1713 -
Roscoe-- 000 001 5 - 6 6 -

Lake Henry – Hitting: Doug Fuchs 2-3 HR; Josh Kampsen 2-6 HR RBI-3; Brandon Wendlandt 2-4; Adam Miller 2-5; Jon Lieser 1-3;

Roscoe – Hitting: Curt Christian 2-4; Justin Mackedanz 2-4; Chuck Mackedanz 1-3; Russ Leyendecker 1-4.

Little League

Lake Henry 30
Roscoe 4

Lake Henry beat Roscoe 30-4 in a Little League game on Wednesday, June 7. Lake Henry scored 11 runs in the first inning and at least three in every inning after that. They had 21 hits and were aided by 10 Roscoe errors.

Adam Kampsen, Cory Nietfeld, and Adam Fuchs pitched for Lake Henry. Casey Kussatz, Randy Leyendecker, Justin Schlangen, and Chuck Mackedanz pitched for Roscoe.

The Rangers also lost to New Munich 11-5 on Sunday. New Munich broke a 4-4 tie with a run in the fourth inning and added five runs in the fifth to seal the victory.

The Rangers only had two hits, by Neil Symanietz and Jeremy Leyendecker. Leyendecker and Ben Moser pitched for Roscoe.

Roscoe-- 301 010 0 - 52 4
New Munich-- 121 151 x - 11 10 6

Roscoe-- 100 102 0 - 44 10
Lake Henry-- (11)43 354 x - 30 21 2

Roscoe – Hitting: Ben Moser 2-2; Justin Schlangen 1-3; Jeremy Leyendecker 1-4;

Lake Henry– Hitting: Kevin Gruber 3-3; Adam Fuchs 3-4; Adam Kampsen 3-4; Ross Jaeger 3-5; Aaron Nietfeld 2-5; Steve Lenzmeier 2-3.

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