PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall uses late offense to get past Pipestone, 7-1

PIPESTONE — A late offensive burst propelled the Marshall baseball team to a 7-1 win over Pipestone Area on Friday.

Kaleb Welvaert finished the day 3 for 4 with a double and three RBI. Cody Greve added a pair of hits in the win, while Matt Hmielewski was 1 for 3 with a double and two RBI.

Jack Bly struck out eight batters over six innings to earn the win.

Marshall (10-9) is scheduled to face Luverne today in the Big South Championship.

Marshall 000 003 4 — 7 9 0

Pipestone 001 000 0 — 1 4 1

HITTING: Marshall (Greve 2-3; Macchio 1-2, 2B, run; Welvaert 3-4, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 runs; Hmielewski 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI, run; Alcorn 1-2; Mernaugh 1-1, 2B).

PITCHING: Marshall (Bly 6.0-4-1-1-4-8; Greve 1.0-0-0-0-0-2).

TMB 1,

RRC/WWG 0

TRACY — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton defeated Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 1-0 on Friday.

Jake Tauer scored the game’s lone run on a fielder’s choice.

Luc Gervais went the distance and pitched a five-hit shutout, striking out six batters in the win.

Jonah Hansen went 2 for 3 to lead RRC/WWG.

TMB (12-3) is scheduled to host Martin County West today while RRC/WWG hosts Redwood Valley on Monday.

R/W 000 000 0 — 0 5 3

TMB 100 000 x — 1 3 1

HITTING: TMB (Gervais 1-1; Otto 1-1). RRC/WWG (Hansen 2-3).

PITCHING: TMB (Gervais 7.0-5-0-0-1-6). RRC/WWG (B. Irlbeck 7-3-1-0-1-1).

RCW 5,

Wabasso 4

WABASSO — Renville County West earned a 5-4 win over Wabasso in baseball action on Friday.

The Jaguars took command of the game in the fifth inning, thanks in part to a two-run home run by Jacob Grund.

Ryan Liebl went 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored in the loss.

Wabasso travels to Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Tuesday for a doubleheader.

RCW 010 031 0 — 5 9 5

Wabasso 010 101 1 — 4 7 2

HITTING: Wabasso (Carlson 1-3, 2B; Frericks 1-4, 2B, run; Rohlik 1-3, RBI; Liebl 2-4, 2B, RBI, run; Wagner 1-3; Wall 1-2, RBI, run).

PITCHING: Wabasso (Liebl 3.0-2-1-1-1-2; Altermatt 4.0-7-4-3-0-1).

Softball

M/C 6,

Redwood Valley 1

REDWOOD FALLS – The Minneota/Canby softball team wrapped up the regular season with a 6-1 victory over Redwood Valley on Friday.

Madison Sorenson led the way for the Vikings with a 2 for 4 day at the plate while Abby Hennen added a hit and an RBI and Kaylee Johnson, Emily Pohlen, Sydney Larson and Abby Rangaard each had a hit.

Larson earned the victory in the circle, going seven innings while allowing one run on three hits and striking out eight.

Minneota/Canby earned the No. 2 seed in the Section 3AA tournament and will face No. 7 Montevideo on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Minneota.

M/C 6, Redwood Valley 1

M/C 001 050 0 – 6 7 2

Redwood Valley 010 000 0 – 1 3 3

HITTING: M/C (A. Hennen 1-3, RBI; Johnson 1-3; Pohlen 1-1; Larson 1-2; Sorenson 2-4; Rangaard 1-3; Sanow 0-1, RBI).

PITCHING (IP-R-ER-H-BB-SO): M/C (Larson 7-1-1-3-5-8).

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