AMATEUR BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Milroy Yankees shut out Granite Falls Kilowatts

Independent file photo Milroy’s Nathan Deutz delivers a pitch during a Class C Tournament game against Lake City on Aug. 28, 2018.

GRANITE FALLS — The Milroy Yankees blanked the Granite Falls Kilowatts 6-0 on Wednesday.

Nathan Deutz went the distance on the mound for Milroy, striking out 11 batters and allowing just two hits and two walks.

On offense, Matt Bauer was 2 for 3 with two RBI and a run scored. Eric Dolan and Cody Greve added a pair of hits each in the win, with Dolan adding a double and an RBI.

Andy Schmidt doubled and drove in two RBI for the Yankees.

Granite Falls lone two hits were singles from Brandon Grund and Jordan Odegard.

Both teams will return to action on Friday, as Granite Falls travels to Starbuck while the Yankees will host Wabasso.

Mlroy 002 003 010 — 6 10 0

Granite Falls 000 000 000 — 0 2 1

HITTING: Milroy (Schmitt 1-1, RBI, run; Greve 2-5, run; E. Dolan 2-5, RBI; Carpenter 1-5, run; Bauer 2-3, 2 RBI, run; A. Schmidt 1-2, 2 RBI; Hughes 1-3, run). Granite Falls (Grund 1-3; Odegard 1-3).

PITCHING: Milroy (N. Deutz 9.0-2-0-0-2-11).

Hadley 11,

Heron Lake 5

LUVERNE –Hadley defeated Heron Lake 11-5 to open up the First Nite/Gopher League playoffs on Wednesday.

Hadley will host Game 2 on Saturday afternoon, with first pitch scheduled for 2 p.m. If necessary, Game 3 would be played Sunday afternoon, with the winner of the best-of-three series moving on to the Region 13C Tournament.

Jackson 6,

Ruthton 0

JACKSON - Jackson defeated Ruthton 6-0 to open up the First Nite/Gopher League playoffs on Wednesday.

Ruthton will host Game 2 on Friday night, with first pitch scheduled for 7:30 p.m. If necessary, Game 3 would be played Sunday afternoon, with the winner of the best-of-three series moving on to the Region 13C Tournament.

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