Mallards, Mudcats and Muskies lead DRS

Montgomery, Prior Lake and New Market lead their respective divisions in the Dakota-Rice-Scott Baseball League through games of Sunday, June 2. In the Red Division, the Mallards were idle this past week, but hold a 2-game lead over second place Faribault. Prior Lake picked up a pair of wins and hold a 1-1/2 game lead over St. Benedict in the White Division. New Market won twice and hold a 1-1/2 game lead over St. Patrick in the Blue Division. Last week’s results:

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 Union Hill 5, Shakopee 1 Union Hill defeated Shakopee 5-1 Wednesday, in a game that was shortened due to lightning. Matt Beckius got the win for the Bulldogs, while Ben Lazzari took the loss for Shakopee.

Elko 7, Highland Park 3 Elko defeated Highland Park 7-3 in an exhibition game played at Elko.

Prior Lake 3, Veseli 2 Prior Lake defeated Veseli 3-2. Ben Morrison had two hits for the Mudcats, who scored on an RBI single by Gary Mariscal and two unearned runs. M. Bogart-Popping pitched seven innings for the win, with Jake Schmidt getting the save. Nick Hertaus had a complete game for the Warriors, taking the loss. 

FRIDAY, MAY 31 Savage 7, Elko 3 The Savage Outlaws defeated the Elko Express 7-3 in an exhibition game at Elko.

Prior Lake 3, Union Hill 2 Prior Lake beat Union Hill 3-2 at Union Hill. The Mudcats scored three runs in the top of the second and that was enough. Ben Morrison started and went the distance to take the win. Union Hill did their best to mount a comeback in the bottom of the eighth, but came up short. Jeff Dietz led the Bulldogs with two hits, with Dietz getting a two-run double. Brad Weiers went nine strong innings taking the loss.

Lonsdale 9, Shakopee 3 Lonsdale defeated Shakopee 9-3 Friday at Tahpah Park in Shakopee. Lance Anderson took the win for the aces, while the Coyotes’ Matt Krouse got the loss. There was sloppy defensive play by both teams, with Shakopee committing four errors and Lonsdale three.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1 Lonsdale 13, Faribault 1 Lonsdale defeated Faribault 13-1 Saturday in Faribault. Adam Pena was the losing pitcher while Phil Tisdel got the win.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2 New Market 5, Union Hill 1 New Market beat Union Hill Sunday afternoon 5-1. Andrew Weiers started and took the loss with Ben Trewartha coming on in relief. Nate Rost was dealing for the Muskies, going nine innings allowing only one run on three hits. Tyler Bergstrom led the Muskies with two hits. Matt Beckius had an RBI single for the Bulldogs.

St. Patrick 6,Webster 2 Webster scored twice in the first on an outfield error and a bases loaded walk by Marcus Pleiss, but that would be all they would get as St. Patrick came back to beat the Sox 6-2. Bill Dunker overcame the rough start to take the win. He allowed one hit and struck out four in six innings. Jeremy Wieland took the loss. St. Patrick scored a run in the third on an RBI single by Dunker, scoring Colton Borwege. The Irish added five in the eighth, with the big hit a double by Wade Schuknecht. Pleiss went 2-for-3 for the Sox. Schuknecht was 2-for- 2 with a pair of doubles for the Irish, and Ben Doerr also doubled.

Faribault 9, Shakopee 4 Faribault earned its first league win of the season, beating Shakopee 9-4. Alex Olson was the winning pitcher, going 6-1/3 innings and striking out four. Adam Kline was 2-for-4. A

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 New Prague at Faribault, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 St. Patrick at Prior Lake, 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7 Veseli at St. Patrick, 7:30 p.m. Le Sueur at Lonsdale, 7:30 p.m. Prior Lake at Montgomery, 7:30 p.m. Webster at New Prague, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 New Prague at Montgomery

SUNDAY, JUNE 9 Prior Lake at New Prague Webster at Veseli St. Benedict at Lonsdale Faribault at Montgomery St. Patrick at Shakopee, 6 p.m.

MONDAY, JUNE 10 St. Patrick at Veseli, 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11 Faribault at Lonsdale, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 Elko at Lonsdale, 7:30 p.m. St. Benedict at Shakopee, 7:30 p.m. Veseli at Faribault, 7:30 p.m. New Prague vs. New Market at Veseli, 8 p.m.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13 Union Hill at Prior Lake, 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14 Miesville at Elko, 7:30 p.m. Webster at Shakopee, 7:30 p.m. Union Hill at Montgomery, 7:30 p.m. Veseli at New Prague, 7:30 p.m.