AMATEUR BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Yankees take consolation championship in 16-team tournament
HAMBURG/GREEN ISLE – The Milroy Yankees competed in the Hamburg/Green Isle Tournament this weekend.
The Yankees took the consolation championship after defeating the Hampton Cardinals, 10-3, Sunday afternoon.
Milroy used a big six-run second inning to secure the win.
Yankees’ second baseman Nolan Schaeffer went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs.
Austin Deutz added two RBI for Milroy. Matt Bauer and Aaron Mathiowetz each scored twice in the victory.
Ryan Rohlik threw six innings, scattering seven hits and only allowing one earned run to collect the win.
The Wanamingo Jacks defeated the Yankees, 1-0, in the opening round Friday night. The Yankees recorded three hits in the game – from Mathiowetz, Schaeffer and Derek Rasmussen.
Josh Hadley went all seven innings, only allowing four hits and one run in the loss for Milroy.
Milroy bounced back against the Belle Plaine Tigers, 6-4, in 10 innings Saturday afternoon.
Austin Deutz hit a double to bring in Nolan Schaeffer to make it 5-4.
Braydin Kvistero drove in Austin in the next at bat to make it 6-4.
Austin Deutz pitched a scoreless bottom half of the 10th to get the win.
The Yankees racked up 12 hits in the game. Schaeffer, Mathiowetz, Bauer, and Andy Schmidt each had two hits. Bauer and Schaeffer also added 2 RBI in the game.
The Yankees advanced to the consolation championship game with a 9-0 victory over the Heron Lake Lakers on Sunday morning. Milroy’s Nathan Deutz pitched seven scoreless innings, only allowing two hits. Nathan Deutz struck out 10 in the win.
Schaeffer collected two hits and drove in three RBI for Milroy.
Schmidt, Bauer, and Riley Carpenter each scored twice for the Yankees.
The Yankees entertain Montevideo at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Lamberton 13, St. James 0
LAMBERTON – The Lamberton Long Sox defeated the St. James Express, 13-0, Sunday afternoon.
Tyler Reiner and Johnny Pistulka both went 2-for-2 on the day, along with three runs for the Long Sox. Four pitchers combined for the Lamberton shutout.
The Long Sox play host to Hanska at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Appleton 7, Minneota 4
MINNEOTA – The Appleton A’s defeated the Minneota Mudhens 7-4 Sunday afternoon.
Jordan Beck led the way for the Mudhens with three hits and a RBI. Josh Bednarek added two hits in the loss. Minneota’s Adam Kovash pitched three innings and allowed four earned runs. Danny Hennen came in and pitched six innings, allowing one run and fanning seven.
The Mudhens are 6-12 on the season. They play host to Hadley on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Hadley 11, Tracy 0; Hadley 15, Ruthton 2
The Hadley Buttermakers had their hitting shoes on in wins over Tracy (11-0) and Ruthton (15-2) over the weekend.
Chris Halbur hit two home runs in Saturday’s victory over Tracy, and Max Zwart went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI.
Travis Apperson had two hits for the Express.
Against Ruthton on Sunday, Zwart led a 13-hit attack with four hits, including a home run. He also scored three runs and drove in three. Blake Rogers went deep twice for Hadley (10-7, 8-5 Gopher League), and Halbur and Eric Wieneke also hit home runs for Hadley.
Tylan Gylling had two hits for Ruthton, and Walker Kor had an RBI-double.