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AMATEUR BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Milroy Yankees earn 5-4 walk-off victory over Wabasso

Photo by Jake Przytarski Milroy Yankees pitcher Ty Kemp delivers a pitch during Friday’s matchup with the Wabasso Jaxx.

MILROY – A fielding error gave the Milroy Yankees a walk-off 5-4 victory over Wabasso on Friday night in Corn Belt League action.

Matt Bauer led the Milroy offense, going 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored. Bauer also pitched the last 5 2/3 innings for the Yankees and struck out six batters.

Sam Guetter went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI to lead the Jaxx.

Milroy Yankees 5, Wabasso 4

Wabasso 021 100 000 — 4 10 2

Milroy 112 000 001 — 5 7 0

HITTING: Wabasso (S. Guetter 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, run; J. Guetter 2-4, Ca. Frericks 1-1, run; CJ Theis 1-4, D. Liebl 1-5, C. Guetter 1-4, RBI; Haas 1-3, run; R. Liebl 1-3, RBI). Milroy Yankees (Bauer 2-4, RBI, run; Greve 1-5; A. Schmidt 1-4; B. Dolan 1-3, run; N. Deutz 1-4; Coo. Taylor 1-3, RBI, run).

PITCHING: Wabasso (Ca. Frericks 2.0-2-2-1-5-1; R. Liebl 6.1-5-1-1-3-4; D. Liebl 0.1-0-0-0-0-1). Milroy Yankees (Kemp 3.1-5-3-3-3-5; Bauer 5.2-5-0-0-0-6).

Milroy Irish 11, Mountain Lake 1

MILROY — The Milroy Irish only needed five innings to defeat Mountain Lake 11-1 in a postseason tune-up game.

Kenny Morris pitched four innings of no-hit ball with five strikeouts to earn the win, while Jake Byrne pitched the ninth inning.

Derek Riley went 2 for 2 with two RBI to lead the Irish offense. Dominic Dolan added two hits and two RBI in the win.

Milroy Irish 11, Mountain Lake 1 (5 innings)

Mountain Lake 000 01 — 1 1 2

Milroy Irish 054 02 — 11 8 0

HITTING: Milroy (Riley 2-2, 2 RBI; D. Dolan 2-4, 2 RBI).

PITCHING: Milroy (Morris 4.0-0-0-0-1-5; Byrne 1.0-1-1-1-0-0).

Jackson 8,

Ruthton 3

RUTHTON — Jackson defeated Ruthton 8-3 in Game 2 of the First Nite/Gopher League playoffs on Friday.

The win clinched the series sweep for Jackson, while Ruthton’s season comes to a close.

Jackson moves on to the Region 13C Tournament on Wednesday against a team to be determined.

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