Lonsdale loses to Winsted in opening round

The Lonsdale Aces of the Dakota-Rice-Scott baseball league lost their opening round game in state Class C baseball play Saturday, Aug. 22, at Gaylord. Winsted defeated the Aces 10-1.

Their Aces' D-R-S league record was 14-7, and overall they won 20 games and lost 12.

Lonsdale scored first as Chad Vosejpka opened the second inning with a single and came around on two successive bad throws on bunts by pitcher Josh Anthony.

But Anthony redeemed himself, striking out 12 and driving in two runs with two doubles while batted 3-for-5.

Winsted had a three-run third inning and a five-hit, five-run fifth inning.

Gregg Kohler hit a one-out solo homer in the sixth.

Lonsdale's other two hits came on a double by Kevin Kalina to lead off the fourth and a two-out single by Brian Vosejpka in the eighth.

The line score: R H E

Lonsdale......010 000 000 - 1 3 2

Winsted........003 051 01x - 10 14 2

Mike Jirik, Brent Vollbrecht (7) and Tom Popp. Josh Anthony, Mike Buehler (9) and Taylor.

Winsted's win moves the team into second round action and the team plays again on Friday night at 6 p.m. at Arlington.

Cannon Falls and Hampton advance

Cannon Falls and Hampton, the top two teams in Region 3C play, both won their opening round games in state play by one run.

Keith Meyers pitched a complete game six-hitter for Cannon Falls in a 2-1 win over Brainerd. Brandon Underdahl hit a solo homer and Logan Godfrey singled in the second run.

Hampton won with a single run in the seventh. Keegan Byrne ran for Ryan Giefer, who had singled. Joe Robinson singled, and Byrne, who ran to third, scored on an overthrow to that base. Duane Slinde was the winning pitcher with the save by Corey Lorenzen.

Second round games this weekend:

Friday-at Gaylord

6 p.m.-Windom vs. Lamberton; 8:30 p.m. Moorhead Brewers vs. Hanska.

Friday at Arlington

6 p.m.--Watkins vs. Winsted, 8:30 p.m., Forest Lake vs. Blue Earth

Saturday at Gaylord

11 a.m.-St. Martin vs. Hampton, 1:30 p.m. Elrosa vs. Cannon Falls

Saturday at Arlington

11 a.m.-Arlington vs. St. Cloud Orthopedic, 1:30 p.m., Loretto vs. St. Cloud Snappers.


Third round games at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at both Gaylord and Arlington

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