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|Paynesville Press - June 22, 2005|
St. Martin retakes league lead with win at Roscoe
St. Martin took a 5-0 lead by scoring two runs in the first inning and three in the second and beat Roscoe 10-0 on Sunday in Roscoe.|
With the win, and Lake Henry's loss to Farming, the Martins took a one-game lead in the Stearns County League South at 8-1.
Nathan Schlangen hit a two-run homer for St. Martin in the seventh inning and also tripled. Sam Rothstein and Ken Arceneau also homered for the Martins.
Roscoe pitcher Russ Leyendecker tags out St. Martin's Nathan Beier, who was trying to score on a wild pitch, on Sunday in Roscoe. The Martins defeated the Rangers 10-0 and retook the league lead at 8-1.
On the hill, Josh Harrison and Ryan Nett combined to throw a five-hit shutout against the Rangers. Harrison and Nett struck out 18 while not allowing a walk.
This week, the two teams will play again on Saturday afternoon in St. Martin to make up a game from Sunday, May 1. The Martins will also travel to Lake Henry on Sunday for a showdown with the Lakers, who now trail the Martins by a game in the standings. Both games are at 1:30 p.m.
Roscoe (4-9 overall, 2-7 in league) will also play at Spring Hill on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
St. Martin - Batting: Nathan Schlangen 3-5 HR 3B RBI-2 R-2; Nathan Beier 3-3 R; Sam Rothstein 2-2 HR; Ken Arceneau 2-4 HR; Josh Harrison 2-4 2B-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Harrison (W) (6-4-0-0-0-12); Ryan Nett (S) (3-1-0-0-0-6).
Roscoe - Batting: Mike Heinen 1-1 2B; Todd Leyendecker 1-3 2B; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ben Moser (L) (2-6-5-5-0-1); Russ Leyendecker (5-5-3-2-2-3); Chuck Mackedanz (1-1-2-1-2-0); Zach Schmitz (1-0-0-0-1-2).
Farming 4, Lake Henry 3
Farming took a 1-0 lead in the first, but Lake Henry got a run on Mike Stalboerger's two-out single in the second inning to tie the game and scored again in the fourth inning on Stalboerger's double to take a 2-1 lead.
Farming scored two runs in the top of the fifth to take a 3-2 lead, plating the second run on a Laker error. Klein hit a solo homer in the top of the seventh to make it 4-2.
The Lakers scored one run in the bottom of the seventh, as Pat Mohs singled, stole second, advanced to third, and scored on a sacrifice fly, but Farming retired the Lakers 1-2-3 in the eighth and ninth innings to win 4-3.
The Lakers fell to 7-2 in league with the loss and 13-3 overall.
This week, the Lakers will play New London-Spicer at Spicer on Friday, June 24, at 6:15 p.m. On Sunday, the Lakers will host St. Martin at 1:30 p.m., needing a win to tie for the league lead again.
Farming - Batting: Craig Klein 3-4 HR R-3; Greg Holthaus 2-4; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Ted Nett (W) (6-6-2-2-2-0); Dale Schroeder (S) (3-3-1-1-0-0).
Paynesville - Batting: Mike Stalboerger 2-4 2B RBI-2; Ryan Wuertz 2-4 2B R; Jon Lieser 1-2 BB-2; Doug Fuchs 1-3; Jeff Schmitz 1-4 R; Pat Mohs 1-4 R; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Stalboerger (L) (8-8-4-3-0-8); Fuchs (1-0-0-0-0-1).
Spring Hill 3, Elrosa 2
The Chargers scored all three of their runs in the top of the fourth, taking a 3-0 lead. Nathan Terres singled, stole second and third, and scored on a wild pitch to open the scoring. After two batters were hit by pitches, Jonathan Nietfeld and Eric Schoenberg delivered RBI singles for Spring Hill.
Elrosa scored their two runs in the bottom of the fifth, using a walk and an error to score the first run and plating a second run on Mike Illies's RBI single.
Schoenberg allowed only five hits and one earned run in eight innings of pitching. Rick Lieser pitched the last inning to earn a save.
The Chargers (now 6-6 overall and 4-6 in league) will host Roscoe on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Spring Hill - Batting: Shawn Schoen-berg 4-5; Eric Schoenberg 2-5 RBI; Jonathan Nietfeld 2-3 2B RBI; Nathan Terres 1-4 R SB-2; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Shawn Schoenberg (W) (8-5-2-1-2-5); Rick Lieser (S) (1-0-0-0-0-0).
Elrosa - Batting: Steve Mueller 2-4 2B; Mike Illies 1-4 RBI; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Aaron Vogt (L) (9-11-3-3-0-8).
Regal 9, Atwater 7
Josh Eckstein was hit by a pitch - one of eight hit batters in the game - to start the fourth inning. He scored on Pat Rohe's triple. Regal then got three RBI singles by Ryan Schneider, A.J. Hadley, and Jeremy Fuchs to score three more runs.
Atwater scored two runs in the top of the eighth, but Regal won their third league game 9-7.
Regal (3-7 overall, 3-4 in league) will play at Raymond on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. and will host Granite Falls on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The Cornbelt League All Star Game will also be held this weekend at Sunberg on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Atwater - Batting: Brian Kingery 5-6; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Justin Downs (3-3-4-1-2-3); Kingery (5-6-5-1-1-1).
Regal - Batting: A.J. Hadley 2-3 R-2 RBI; Ryan Schneider 1-2 RBI; Chris Rohe 1-2; Josh Krupke 1-4 RBI-3; Pat Rohe 1-4 3B RBI-2; Jeremy Fuchs 1-4 RBI; Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Hadley (3.1-3-5-3-4-1); Fuchs (W) (5.2-4-2-2-3-5).
NL-S 2, Paynesville 1
Josh French of NL-S limited the Pirates to two hits and only one run.
Shannon Olmscheid pitched eight strong innings for Paynesville, allowing only two runs. But NL-S took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the fifth and made those runs stand up behind French's pitching.
The Pirates will host Norway Lake on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Paynesville - Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Shannon Olmscheid (L) (8-3-2-2-3-5); John Hemingson (1-0-0-0-0-3).
NL-S - Pitching: (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) Josh French (W) (9-2-1-1-1-8).
South 3, North 2
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