New Market gets first league loss in D-R-S

New Market suffered its first league loss of the season at the hands of archrival New Market, but still leads the DR- S Blue Division with an 8- 1 record. Montgomery continues to lead the Red Division with a 4-3 record, while Prior Lake has taken over the White Division lead, also with a 4-3 record.

THURSDAY, MAY 23 Mudcats 25, Sox 6 Webster took a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Prior Lake responded with 13 runs in the bottom of the first and never looked back in a 25-6 win. Casey Johnson had three hits and Gary Mariscal, BJ Benz, Tony Adderley and Ryan Defries each had two for Prior Lake. Jason Nelson and Nick Nelson both doubled for Webster. Ryan White got the win, while Volkert took the loss.

FRIDAY, MAY 24 Express 5, Mudcats 4 Elko defeated Prior Lake 5-4 in a league game Friday, May 24. No other information was available.

Bulldogs 4, Saints 2 Union Hill defeated St. Benedict Friday night at "The Hill" in a six-inning rainshortened game. Andrew Weiers started and went six strong innings, yielding three hits and giving up two runs. Steve Weiers started and took the loss for the Saints going 5-1/3 innings and striking out six. Union Hill broke the 2-2 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning. Jesse Bastyr led off the inning with a double and scored on an RBI double by Adam Gill. Later in the inning Jeff Dietz would also have an RBI double. Andrew Huss had tw of the three hits for the Saints.

Mallards 5, Aces 3 Montgomery took a 5-3 win over Lonsdale Friday, May 24. Mike Flicek went 2- for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs. Eric Iverson went 2-for-4. For Lonsdale Aaron Kes went 2-for-4 and Kevin Kalina had a homer and three RBIs. Josh Kuchinka was the winning pitcher, allowing just three hits and striking out five for the Mallards. Robbie Marshall got the save. Phil Tisdel took the loss, with Grant Mohwinkel pitching an inning of relief.

SATURDAY, MAY 25 Morristown 10, New Market 6 New Market lost an exhibition game Saturday, falling 10-6 to Morristown.

SUNDAY, MAY 26 Muskies 17, Mallards 2 New Market pulled away with a 10-run sixth inning for a 17-2 win. David Stewart went 4-for- 6 and Tyler Bergstrom 4-for- 5. Mike Carpentier had three hits, while Jay Chlan had two and Scott Lyden, Kyle Bergstrom, Nick Rost, Nate Roster, Nate Nova, and Al Weeman had one each. Nick Rost got the win, going seven innings and allowing nine hits, two runs and striking out four. Nick Worm and Ryan Worm had two hits each for Montgomery. Steve Rosier was the losing pitcher, with Ryan Worm pitching in relief.

Orioles 11, Saints 4 New Prague defeated St. Benedict 11-4 Sunday in St. Benedict. New Prague scored seven runs in the second inning. RBI hits by Dan Ring, Justin Novak, and Dan Novak keyed the big inning. Chase Buthe was the winning pitcher. St. Benedict made six errors in the loss.

Aces 11, Bulldogs 4 Lonsdale defeated Union Hill 11-4 Sunday at Union Hill. Walks and timely hitting by Lonsdale was the difference in the game. Union Hill pitchers totaled 11 free passes in the game. Brad Weiers started and took the loss for Union Hill. Alex Rayman started and went seven innings for Lonsdale, scattering 11 hits and giving up three runs. Kevin Kalina hit a 3-run home run in the third and Justin Scheffler hit a grand slam in the seventh. Conrad Masberg hit a tworun blast in the fifth for the Bulldogs. Ben Trewartha and Adam Gill each had three hits.

Express 6, Irish 1 Elko defeated St. Patrick 6-1 in a league game Sunday. No details were available.

Sox 15,Warriors 8 Webster won its second game of the season by beating Veseli 15-8. Jason Nelson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs for the Sox. Nick Nelson was 2-for-2 with four RIBs and Brandon Sather was 2-for-4 with four RBIs. Veseli’s Eric Steinhoff was 1-for-5 with two RBIs. Nick Nelson was the winner for Webster, while Veseli’s Casey Berens took the loss.

MONDAY, MAY 27 Mudcats 14, Coyotes 4 Prior Lake defeated Shakopee 14-4. No details were available. Warriors 13, Mallards 12 It was a wild last two innings as Veseli outlasted Montgomery 13-12. The Mallards led 8-3 when Veseli exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the eight to take an 11-8 lead. Montgomery score four in the top of the ninth to take a 12-11 lead, but the Warriors scored twice in the bottom of the ninth to take the 13-12 win. Eric Iverson had four hits, including three doubles and three RBIs for Montgomery, while Kyle Kubes had three hits and three runs. For Veseli, Steinhoff had four hits, two doubles and three RBIs, including a bases-loaded single to end the game. Chad Krenik had two hits, three runs and two stolen bases. Ryan Worm started and went seven innings, then came back in the ninth to pitch to the last batter. The loss went to John Krocak. Luke Giesen started and went five innings. Nick Hertaus went two innings and Matt Perkinson picked up the win with two innings pitched.

Saints 4, Sox 1 St. Benedict beat Webster 4-1 Monday in St. Benedict. Michael Pauly and Jeremy Heitkamp combined on the five-hitter. Pauly struck out eight. Jason Nelson hit a solo home run for the Sox. Jacob Riesgraf had the game-winning RBI with a single in the second inning.

Express 9, Muskies 2 This game was scoreless until the fifth inning when Elko scored three runs, two of them unearned. Winning pitcher Dylan Thomas of Elko helped his own cause with a home run in the seventh. Derek Bergstrom took the loss for New Market. The Muskies scored both their runs in the seventh to cut the Elko lead to 4-2, but the Express scored one in the eighth and four in the ninth. Postponed games MAY 22 - Elko at St. Benedict, St. Patrick at Faribault, Shakopee at Veseli; MAY 24 - St. Patrick at New Prague

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 Prior Lake at Veseli, 7:30 p.m. Highland Park vs. Elko, 7:30 p.m. Union Hill at Shakopee, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 30 St. Patrick at Veseli, 8 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 31 Lonsdale at Shakopee, 7:30 p.m. Savage at Elko, 7:30 p.m. Prior Lake at Union Hill, 7:30 p.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 2 Webster at St. Patrick New Market at Union Hill Shakopee at Faribault

TUESDAY, JUNE 4 Lakeville at Elko, 7:30 p.m.

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