AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Mudcats place second at Princeton tournament

Photo courtesy of Marshall Legion baseball The Marshall Legion baseball team poses with their trophy after taking second at the Princeton tournament over the weekend. The Mudcats fell to Grand Rapids on Sunday in the championship game 4-1.

PRINCETON — Marshall advanced all the way to the championship game of the 50th annual Princeton American Legion Baseball Tournament on Sunday before losing 4-1 to Grand Rapids.

The Marshall bats were held in check all game, as the Mudcats recorded just three hits in the loss. Cody Greve went 2 for 3 with an RBI while Isaac Schmitt added a double.

Greve took the loss on the mound, striking out three batters and allowing two runs (one earned) on seven hits.

Marshall will open Sub-State 15 Tournament play Wednesday in Waconia against host Waconia, with first pitch set for 7 p.m.

Grand Rapids 010 002 1 — 4 11 0

Marshall 000 010 0 — 1 3 1

HITTING: Marshall (Greve 2-3, RBI; Schmitt 1-3, 2B).

PITCHING: Marshall (Greve 5.1-7-2-1-1-3; Mernaugh 1.2-4-2-2-0-0).

Saturday

Marshall 5,

Armstrong 1

PRINCETON — Marshall defeated Robbinsdale Armstrong 5-1 on Saturday.

Isaac Schmitt led the Marshall offense, going 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and three RBI.

Nick Macchio went 2 for 4 with a double in the win, while Jackson Hughes tripled and scored two runs for the Mudcats.

Logan Terfehr pitched the complete game and struck out eight batters in the win.

Armstrong 000 000 1 — 1 7 2

Marshall 000 032 x — 5 8 1

HITTING: Marshall (Alcorn 1-2, run; Schmitt 3-4, 2 2Bs, 3 RBI, run; Macchio 2-4, 2B, RBI; Grant 1-3; Hughes 1-1, 3B, 2 runs).

PITCHING: Marshall (Terfehr 7.0-7-1-0-0-8).

Amateur baseball

Sunday

Raymond 5,

Marshall 0

RAYMOND – The Marshall amateur baseball team fell to Raymond 5-0 to wrap up the regular season on Sunday.

Ryan VanMoer, Zach Olson, Ryan Schwagel, Alex Thompson, Logan Tomasek and Braden Meyer led the way for Marshall with a hit apiece.

Tomasek took the loss on the mound, going five innings while allowing five runs on seven hits.

Marshall (13-6) earned the No. 3 seed in the Region 4C playoffs and will face the No. 6 seed on Saturday in Bird Island at 2:30 p.m.

Raymond 5, Marshall 0

Marshall 000 000 000 – 0 6 1

Raymond 121 100 00x – 5 8 2

HITTING: Marshall (VanMoer 1-4; Olson 1-4; Schwagel 1-4; A. Thompson 1-3; Tomasek 1-3; Meyer 1-4).

PITCHING: Marshall (Tomasek 5-5-5-7-2-0; Olson 3-0-0-1-1-0).

Hadley 15,

Heron Lake 5

(7 innings)

HADLEY — The Hadley Buttermakers clinched a spot in the Region 13C Tournament with a 15-5 win over Heron Lake in seven innings on Sunday in Game 2 of a best-of-three series.

The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, but was postponed due to poor field conditions.

The Buttermakers scored 9 runs in the seventh inning to secure the victory, while Blake Rogers added a three-run home run in the fifth inning.

Region 13C Tournament action will begin on Wednesday night, with tournament seedings to be decided tonight.

Heron Lake 120 000 2 — 5

Hadley 000 033 9 — 15

Saturday

Spicer 4, Milroy Yankees 3

(10 innings)

SPICER — The Spicer Twins defeated the Milroy Yankees 4-3 in extra innings on Saturday.

The Yankees had a 3-1 lead entering the ninth inning, but couldn’t hold on for the win.

Milroy recorded 15 hits in the loss, led by a four-hit performance from Derek Rasmussen.

Zach Felcyn got the start and allowed just one run over six innings.

Region 4C Tournament action begins next weekend.

Milroy 200 100 000 0 — 3 15 2

Spicer 000 100 002 1 — 4 10 1

HITTING: Milroy (Bauer 1-5; A. Schmidt 2-4; Rasmussen 4-5, 2 runs; Carpenter 2-5, 2 RBI; N. Deutz 1-5; C. Felcyn 1-5; Coo. Taylor 2-5, run; Kvistero 1-3, RBI; E. Dolan 1-1).

PITCHING: Milroy (Z. Felcyn 6.0-6-1-1-4-1; Kemp 3.0-4-3-3-1-3).

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