# Central MN High School Baseball Recap

**GRANITE CITY SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROUND UP**

I will bring to you game summaries of the following teams; weekly and possibly bi-weekly as well. Rocori Spartans, St. Cloud Crush, Sauk Rapids-Rice Storm and Sartell-St. Stephen Sabres of the Central Lakes Conference. St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders, Albany Huskies, Foley Lumberjacks, Little Falls Flyers and Pierz Pioneers of the Granite Ridge Conference, the Becker Bulldogs of the Mississippi 8 Conference. Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles, Royalton Royals, Kimball Area Cubs, Paynesville Bulldogs, Holdingford Huskers, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Falcons, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars and Maple Lake Irish of the Central Mn. Conference.

**THURSDAY APRIL 19th**

**ST. CLOUD CRUSH 1 SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SABRES 0**

The Crush defeated the Sabres in a very good pitching dual, the Crush collected four hits all singles and they play very good defense. A run in the top of the eighth on a sacrifice fly. The starting pitcher for the Crush was Drew Lieser, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up one hit, one walk and he recorded seven strikeouts.

The Crush offense was led by Kayden Mork he went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly for a RBI. Max Kiffmeyer and Drew Lieser both went 1-for-3 and Noah Theis went 1-for-1. Ben Schmitt and Jaxon Kenning both earned a walk and Henry Burkstrand scored a run.

The Sabres starting pitcher Wes Johnson threw seven innings, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning. He gave up two hits, two walks and he recorded seven strikeouts. Isaac Schoers threw one inning in relief, he gave up two hits and one run. Wes Johnson went 1-for-3 and Will Thompson earned a walk.

**BRAINERD WARRIORS 8 ROCORI SPARTANS 3**

The Warriors out hit the Spartans seven to five, the Warriors put up five runs in the top of the seventh to break a tie game. The starting pitcher for the Warriors was Braxton Tautges, he threw four innings, he gave up four hits, three runs, two walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Atreva Marcello threw two innings, he gave up one hit, one walk and he recorded one strikeout. Eli Hoelz threw one inning to close it out.

The Warriors offense was led by Eli Hoelz, he went 3-for-4 with a double for a RBI and he scored a run. Brandon Amundson went 1-for-3 for a RBI, he had a walk and he scored a run. Kyler Carlson went 1-for-3 for a RBI, a walk and he scored a run. Tristan Wilson went 1-for-3 with a double and he was hit by a pitch. Maverick Badreaux went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and he scored a run. Keaton Lingenfelter had a walk and he scored two runs, Braxton Tautges had a walk and Atreyu Marcello scored a run.

The starting pitcher for the Spartans was Jacob Stalboerger, he threw five innings. He gave up four hits, two runs, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Jack Boos threw two innings, he gave up three hits, six runs, two walks and he recorded three strikeouts.

The Spartans offense was led by Noah Olmscheid, he went 1-for-2 for a RBI and Tyler Prom had sacrifice fly for a RBI and he earned a walk. Jack Stalboerger went 2-for-3 and Jace Griffin earned a walk and he had a stolen base. Max Fredin went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Riley Bauer scored a run. Jack Boos went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and he scored a run.

**FERGUS FALLS OTTERS 8 SAUK RAPIDS-RICE STORM 7**

The Otters out hit the Storm seven to four, they put up thee runs in both the first and the second innings for a big early lead. The starting pitcher for the Otters was Logan Larson, he threw two innings. He gave up one hit, four runs, five walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Henry Bethel threw four innings, he gave up two hits, one run, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. Hunter Powers threw one inning to close it out, he gave up one hit, two runs and he recorded one strikeout.

The Otters offense was led by Leighton Buckmeier, he went 3-for-3 for a RBI and Henry Bethel went 1-for-2 and he scored a run. Hunter Powers went 1-for-4 for a RBI and he scored a run and Levi King went 1-for-3. Carson Fronning went 1-for-3, he had a walk an he scored two runs. Alex Ellison was hit by a pitch, he had a stolen base and he scored two runs. Logan Larson had two walks, a stolen base and he scored a run.

The Storm starting pitcher was Cullen Posch, he threw five innings. He gave up seven hits, seven runs two walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Ethan Swanson threw one inning in relief, he gave up one run, a walk and he recorded two strikeouts.

The Storm offense was led by Vincent Marin, he went 1-for-2 for a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Ben Rothstein went 2-for-4 and he scored a pair of runs and Logan Bauer was credited for a RBI. Ethan Mader went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and he scored a run and Ethan Martin earned a pair of walks and he scored a run. Cullen Posch earned a walk and he scored a run, Ethan Swanson scored a run and Kade Gibbons and Rylan Robinson both earned a walk.

**FOLEY FALCONS 11 ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL CRUSADERS 3**

The Falcons out hit the Crusaders twelve to three, including three doubles and five with two or more hits. They put up three runs in the first, second and the fourth innings. The Falcons starting pitcher Trey Emmerich a great deal of support, he threw four innings to earn the win. He gave up three hits, three runs,, two walks and he recorded four strikeouts Derek Dahmen close it out with three innings of relief, he recorded four strikeouts.

The Falcons offense was led by Reed Hermanson, he went 3-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a run. Alex Jennissen went 2-for-3 for two RBIs and he earned a pair of walks and Derek Dahmen was credited for a RBI. Trey Emmerich went 2-for-4 with a double for a RBI and he scored a run. Josh Peterson went 2-for-3 with a double for a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Bryce Gapinski went 2-for-3, he earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Brett Leabch went 1-for-4 and he scored a run, Jac Molitor earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs and Keegan Beck earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a run.

The starting pitcher for the Crusaders was John Brew, he thru 3 2/3 innings. He gave up ten hits, eleven runs, four walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Jack Hamak threw 2 1/3 innings, he gave up two hits, one walk and he recorded three strikeouts.

The Crusaders offense was led by Jacob Oliver, he went 1-for-1 with a double for a RBI and he earned a walk. John Brew went 1-for-3 for a RBI and he scored a run and Drew Anderson scored a run. Nolan Bigauette went 1-for-3 and Cade Simones earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a run.

**ALBANY HUSKIES 5 MORA MUSTANGS 0**

The Huskies out hit the Mustangs ten to three and they played solid defense. The starting pitcher the Huskies w Brandon Vogel, he threw a complete game to earn the win, he gave up three hits, one walks and he recorded five strikeouts.

The Huskies offense was led by Nick Merdan, he went 1-for-3 for a RBI and he had a stolen base. Ethan Meyer was hit by a pitch and given credited for a RBI and Elliot Allen was hit by a pitch and he was credited for a RBI. Keenan Dingman went 2-for-4 with a double and he scored a run. Elliott Burnett went 2-for-3, with a stole base and he scored a pair of runs. Bennett Hylla went 2-for-4 and he scored a pair of runs and Zach Birr earned a walk. Nathan Snd went 1-for-3 and Ethan Meyer had a sacrifice fly.

The Mustangs starting pitcher was Lind Owen, he threw 6 2/3 innings. He gave up nine hits, five runs, two walks and he recorded five strikeouts. Szoka Owen threw 1/3 of an inning, he gave up one hit. The Mustangs offense ws led by Folkema Brock, Lind Owen and Warner Alex all went 1-for-3. Nelson Nathan was hit by a pitch and he had a stolen base and Nelson Mason had a stolen base.

**PIERZ PIONEERS 8 MILACA WOLVES 1**

The Pioneers were out hit by the Wolves, but they were aided by five walks and five misplays by the Wolves. The starting pitcher for the Pioneers was Chase Becker, he threw six innings to earn the win. He gave up five hits, one run, one walk and he recored ten strikeouts. Joey Stuckmeyer threw one inning to close it out, he gave up one hit and he recorded one strikeout.

The Pioneers offense was led by Reese Young, he went 1-for-4 for two RBIs, he earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Chase Becker went 1-for-3 with a double for two RBIs and he earned a walk. Bo Woitalla went 1-for-2 with a double, he earned a walk and he was hit by a pitch. Nate Solinger went 1-for-4 and Bayden Haberman was credited for a RBI. Weston Woitalla earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Kaden Kruschek earned a walk and he scored a run and Hunter Jacobson scored a run, Max Barclay was hit by a pitch and Kyle Winscher had a pair of stolen bases.

The Wolves starting pitcher was Brady Overson, he threw two innings, he gave up one it, six runs and four walks. Hunter Overson threw five innings, he gave up three hits two runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Bryce Wehrwerth went 2-for-3 with a double for a RBI and a stolen base. Caleb Jounson went 1-for-3 with a double and Brock Talberg went 2-for-3 and he scored a run.

**BECKER BULLDOGS 20 ZIMMERMAN THUNDER 1**

The Bulldogs out hit their conference foes the Thunder, fourteen to two, including two home runs, two doubles and they were aided by ten walks. The Bulldogs starting pitcher was Gerad Hanle, he threw four innings to earn the win. He gave up one hit, one walk and he recorded eleven strikeouts. Ethan Guck closed it out with one inning of relief, he gave up one hit, one run, one walk and he recorded two strikeouts.

The Bulldogs offense was led by Reid McCalla, he went 3-for-4 with a home run for three RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored four runs. Ethan Obermoller went 2-for-4 for three RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Gerad Hanle went 1-for-2 with a double for six RBIs, he earned two walks and he was hit by a pitch. Isaac Daluge went 2-for-4 with a home run for two RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a pair of runs. Josh Groskreutz went 2-for-5 for two RBIs, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a pair of runs. Ethan Guck went 2-for-5 and he scored a run and Mason Nevala earned a walk, he was credited for a RBI and he scored a run. Sawyer Anderson went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs and Kellen Graning earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Jose Tobako went 1-for-1 with a double, he earned two walks and he scored two runs. Isaac Guck earned a walk, he was credited for a RBI, was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Payton Cantin scored a run.

The Thunder starting pitcher was K. Wark, he threw 1 1/3 innings, he gave up seven hits and eight runs. J. Gross threw 2/3 of an inning, he gave up two hits, three runs, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. E. Martin threw 1 1/3 inning, he gave up five hits, eight runs, five walks and he recorded one strikeout. O. Schafer threw 1 2/3 innings, he gave up one run, three walks and he recorded one strikeout. N. Buermann went 1-for-2 with a double and he scored a run. C. Johnson was credited for a RBI, D. Schafer went 1-for-1, and W. Feigum and S. Garcia both had a walk.

**GAME ONE**

**EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS EAGLES 9 ROYALTON ROYALS 2**

The Eagles out hit the Royals nine to three, for a big win over their conference rivals. The starting pitcher for the Eagles was Nolan Geislinger, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up three hits, two runs, three walks and he recorded seven strikeouts.

The Eagles offense was led by Landon Neiman, he went 1-for-3 for three RBIs, he earned a walk and he had a pair of stolen bases. Max Geislinger went 1-for-3 for two RBIs and a stolen base. Coltant Harff went 1-for-4 for two RBIs and he scored a run and Anthony Fink scored a run. Nolan Geislinger went 2-for-4 with a double for a RBI, he had a stolen base and he scored three runs. Carson Schmaltz went 2-for-3 and he scored a pair of runs and Lane Harff went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Jack Maile went 1-for-3 for a RBI and he scored a run.

The Royals starting pitcher was Jonah Schnieder, he threw 5 1/3 innings. He gave up nine hits, nine runs, two walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Keaton Nelson threw 2/3 of an inning, he recorded two strikeouts.

The Royals offense was led by Marcus Hayes, he went 1-for-3 with a double and he scored a run. Matt Swenson went 1-for-3 for a RBI and Jonah Schneider earned a walk and he was credited for a RBI. Brady Yourczek went 1-for-3, Nick Leibold earned a walk and he scored a run and John Bzok scored a run.

**GAME TWO**

**EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS EAGLES 6 ROYALTON ROYALS 3**

The Eagles defeated the Royals in game two, they out hit them five to three, including a triple and a double and they were aided by six walks. The starting pitcher for the Eagles was Landon Neiman, he threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up three hits three runs one walk and he recorded five strikeouts.

The Eagles offense was led by by Lane Harff, he went 1-for-2 with a double and a sacrifice fly for a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Carson Schmaltz went 1-for-3 for a RBI, he earned a walk and he had a stolen base. Nolan Geislinger went 2-for-3 with a tripled, he earned two walks, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Jack Maile went 1-for-2 and he earned a pair of walks and Landon Neiman had a stolen base and he scored a run. Coltant Harff scored a run, Anthony Fink scored a run, Eli Hernandez had a sacrifice bunt and Max Geislinger was hit by a pitch.

The Royals starting pitcher was Nick Leibold, he threw six innings, he gave up five hits, three runs, four walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Brady Yourczek threw 2/3 of an inning, he gave up three runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts and Keaton Nelson threw 1/3 of an inning.

The Royals offense was led by Keaton Nelson went 1-for-3 with a double and he scored a run. Nick Leibold went 1-for-3 for a RBI and Ethan Albright had a stolen base and he scored a run. Marcus Hayes went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and he scored a run and Brandon Trisko was hit by a pitch and he had a sacrifice bunt.

**GAME ONE**

**PAYNESVILLE AREA BULLDOGS 7 KIMBALL AREA CUBS 0**

The Bulldogs defeated their Central MN.Conference rivals the Cubs, they out hit the Cubs eleven to no hits. The Bulldogs starting pitcher Josiah Utsch threw a compete game to earn the win. He threw a no hitter, he issued one walk and he recorded nine strikeouts.

The Bulldogs offense was led by Josiah Utsch, he went 3-for-4 for two RBIs and he scored a run. Reed Johnson went 2-for-4 for a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Brayden Vanderbeek went 1-for-4 for a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Esau Nelson went 1-for-4 for a RBI and he scored a run and Chuck Stang earned a walk. Brayden Pung went 2-for-4 and he scored a run and Bryce Vanderbeek went 1-for-4. Isaac Lieser went 1-for-3, he earned a walk and he scored a run.

The starting pitcher for the Cubs was Clay Faber, he threw five innings, he gave up nine hits, five runs, one walk and he recorded seven strikeouts. Brandon Henkemeyer threw two innings, he gave up two hits, two runs and three walks and Nathan Serbus earned a walk.

**GAME TWO**

**PAYNESVILLE AREA BULLDOGS 3 KIMBALL AREA CUBS 1**

The Bulldogs defeated the conference rivals the Cubs in game two of their double hitter. The Bulldogs out hit the Cubs five to two , including three big doubles. The starting pitcher for the Bulldogs was Bryce Vanderbeek, he threw threw a complete game to earn the win. He gave up two hit, one run, one walk and he recorded thirteen strikeouts.

The Bulldogs offense was led by Bryce Vanderbeek, he went 1-for-3 with a double for a RBI and Josiah Utsch was credited for a RBI. Isaac Lieser went 2-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a pair of runs. Esau Nelson and Brayden Pung both went 1-for-3 with a double. Brayden Vanderbeek earned a walk, he had a stolen base and he scored a run. Abe Bruner earned a walk and he had a stolen base and Brandon Carlson was hit by a pitch.

The starting pitcher for the Cubs was Nathan Serbus, he threw six innings, he gave up five hits, three runs, three walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Brandon Henkemeyer had a sacrifice fly for a RBI and Ronnie Arnold earned a walk. Hank Meyer went 1-for-3 with a double and Clay Faber went 1-for-3 and he scored a run.

**Game One**

**LITTLE FALLS FLYERS 8 PEQOUT LAKES PATRIOTS 3**

The Flyers out hit the Patriots fourteen to seven, they were aided by six walks and he they played very solid defense. The Flyers starting pitcher was Carter Gwost, he threw two innings, he gave up two walks and he recorded four strikeouts. Carter Oothoudt threw four innings, he gave up two hits, one walk and he recorded five strikeouts. Izaak Kalis threw one inning in relief he gave up five hits, three runs and he recorded one strikeout.

The Flyers offense was led by by Charlie Smieja, he went 1-for-2 with a double for a RBI, he earned a walk and he scored a run. Joey Wilenski went 1-for-3 for a RBI, a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs. Bobby Toure went 1-for-2 for a RBI, he earned a walk and he had a stolen base. Carter Gwost had a sacrifice fly for a RBI, he was hit by a pitch, he had a stolen base and he scored a run. Alex Thomas went 2-for-3 and he scored a run and Garrett Lindberg had a sacrifice fly for a RBi. Carter Oothoudt went 2-for-3, he earned a walk had a stolen base and he scored a run. Izaak Kalis went 1-for-2, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Jacob Dahlberg earned two walks.

The Patriots starting pitcher was C. Quale, he threw three innings, he gave up two hits, one run and three walks. E.Quade threw two innings, he gave up six hits, five runs, two walks and he recorded one strikeout. Spiczka threw one inning, he issued one walk.

The Patriots offense was led by C. Quale, he went 1-for-3 for two RBIs and he was hit by a pitch. Erickson went 1-for-4 for a RBI and Morris went 1-for-3 and he scored a run. Kotaska went 3-for-3 and he scored a run and Hoffman earned so walks.

**Game Two **

**LITTLE FALLS FLYERS 11 PEQUOT LAKES PATRIOTS 1**

The Flyers out hit the Patriots twelve to five, including three doubles, one triple and a home run. Charlie Smieja started on the mound for the Flyers, he threw five innings to earn the win. He gave up five hit, one run, three walks and he recorded six strikeouts.

The Flyers offense was led by Alex Thoma, he went 3-for-3 with a home run and a triple for three RBIs. Carter Gwost went 2-for-3 with a double for two RBIs and he was hit by a pitch. Izaak Kalis went 2-for-3 with a double for a RBI and he scored a trio of runs and Jacob Dahlberg went 1-for-3. Garrett Lindberg went 1-for-4 with a double for two RBIs and he scored a run. Carter Oothoudt went 1-for-3 for a RBI and Brayden Santala was credited for a RBI and he scored a run. Joey Welinski went 2-for-3 with a pair of stolen bases and he scored a run. Bobby Toure earned a pair of walks, had a stolen bse and he scored two runs, Sam Dehn and Peter Knopik both scored a run.

The Patriots starting pitcher was McGuire, he threw three innings, he gave up eight hits, eight runs, two walks and he recorded two strikeouts. E. Quale one inning, he gave up three hits and three runs. Kotaska threw one inning, he gave up one hit and he recorded two strikeouts.

The Patriots offense was led by Erickson, he went 2-for-3 with a double for a RBI and Morris scored a run and he had a walk. C. Quale and Hoffman both went 1-for-3, McGuire and Dursnelf both had a walk.

**BELGRADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA JAGUARS 12 MAPLE LAKE IRISH 11**

The Jaguars out hit the Irish twelve to eight, including three doubles and they were aided by eleven walks. This gave them a big conference win over the Irish, the starting pitcher for the Jaguars was Ethan Mueller. He threw four innings, he gave up four hits, six runs, four walks and he recorded six strikeouts. Brett DeRoo threw two innings, he gave up two hits, three runs, three walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Aiden Mueller close it out with two innings in relief to earn the win. He gave up two hits, two runs and he recorded one strikeout.

The Jaguars offense was led by Aiden Mueller, he went 1-for-3 with a double for three RBIs and he earned a walk. Ethan Mueller went 2-for-5 with double for a RBI and he scored a pair of runs. Kaden DeRoo went 2-for-3 for two RBIs, he earned a walk and he scored a run and Brett DeRoo went 2-for-5, with a stolen base and he scored a run. Jordan Herickhoff went 1-for-2 for two RBIs and he earned three walks and Owe Rademacher scored a run. Owen Paulson went 2-for-2 with a double, he earned two walks, he was hit by a pitch, had a stolen base and he scored a run. Luke Illies earned three walks, he was credited for a Rbi and he scored a trio of runs. Luke Dingmann went 2-for-4, he earned a walk, he had a stolen base and he scored a trio of runs.

The Irish starting pitcher was Gabe Jorgens, he threw 4 1/3 innings, he gave up six hits, six runs, four walks and he recorded three strikeouts. Nick Jost threw 2 2/3 innings, he gave up four hits four runs, six walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Nathan Zander gave up two hit, two runs and one walk.

The Irish offense was led by Nathan Zander, he went 3-for-3 with a double for a RBI, he earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored three runs. Wyatt Breirman went 2-for-5 for two RBIs, he had a stolen base and he scored a run. Nick Jost went 2-for-5 with a home run and a triple for five RBIs and he scored a pair of runs. Landon Mansicek went 1-for-4 and he scored a run and Andrew Marquette earned a walk and he scored a run. Joey Grendreali earned a walk, had a stolen base and he scored a pair of runs and Dan Reilley scored a run.