AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Marshall Legion wins pair of games to end Princeton tournament
PRINCETON — The Marshall Legion baseball team earned a pair of wins over the weekend to close the Princeton tournament, defeating Apple Valley 8-4 on Saturday and Princeton 5-1 on Sunday.
Against Apple Valley, Tyler Maeyaert and Brock Schultz led Marshall with three hits and an RBI each while Connor Neubeck added two hits and two RBI, Keaton Maertens had two hits and an RBI and AJ Toulouse had two hits.
Jake Eben earned the win in relief, going four innings while allowing no runs on two hits and struck out four. Charlie Jacobson earned the start, going three innings while allowing four runs on five hits and struck out four.
Against Princeton, Jacob Hughes led Marshall with three hits and an RBI while Maertens had two hits and Neubeck, Jacobson and Toulouse had a hit and an RBI each.
Maeyaert earned the victory, going six innings while allowing one run on five hits and struck out six.
Marshall (9-6) will compete in the district playoffs starting Wednesday.
Willmar 16, Granite Falls 4
GRANITE FALLS — The Granite Falls amateur baseball team fell to Willmar 16-4 on Sunday.
Zac Enevoldson and Dylan Lindstrom led Granite Falls with a hit and an RBI each while Jordan Odegard, Kyle TeBeest and Bennett Knapper each had a hit and Markus Kranz and Christian Kanten each had an RBI.
Dalton Anderson took the loss in relief, going 1 1/3 innings while allowing eight runs on six hits and struck out two. Knapper earned the start, going 4 1/3 innings while allowing three runs on five hits and struck out seven.
Granite Falls will face Sacred Heart at home on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Jackson 9, Milroy Yankees 4
JACKSON — The Milroy Yankees amateur baseball team fell to Jackson 9-4 on Saturday.
Nathan Deutz led the Yankees with two hits and two RBI while Jake Tauer added a hit and an RBI and Andy Schmidt, Brian Dolan, Braydin Kvistero and Alex Schuh each had a hit.
Tauer took the loss on the mound, going 2 2/3 innings while allowing seven runs on four hits and struck out five.
The Yankees (14-7) will face Stark at home next Saturday at 7:30 p.m.