Titan baseball receives #1 seed

Titan Cole Kubes is at bat when the Titans hosted Watertown-Mayer last week. (Wade Young Photo). To see more photos, click on the Blue Button.

 

Heading into playoffs, the TCU baseball team is seeded #1 on the south side of the Section 2 AA baseball tournament.
 
According to Titan Coach Bruce Davis, TCU will get a bye and not have a game on Saturday, May 25. TCU will play the winner of Maple River and Le Sueur-Henderson on Tuesday, May 28 at 5 p.m. in Montgomery at Memorial Field.
 
In last week’s regular play,  TCU went 1 for 1 when they held their first homegame of the season on Thursday, May 16 at Memorial Park in Montgomery.
 
Tri-City United 2
Watertown-Mayer 13
The Titans lost this game in the 4th inning when Watertown scored 10 runs on 5 TCU errors to put the MRC Game away.
Titan Joe Rynda started on the mound for TCU, with Cole Pint finishing up.
Pat Lloyd led the Titans with 2 hits.
 
Tri-City United 4
Watertown-Mayer 1
In the second game of the doubleheader, the Titans returned to form and won the game. TCU’s Jake Johnson pitched the complete game victory for the Titans, scattering 6 hits while walking 2 and striking out 3.
 
Ryan Iverson and Joe Rynda each had two hits, with one of Rynda's being a two-run home run in the 4th inning.
Lloyd had TCU's other hit.
 
Tri-City United 3
St. Peter 4
On Monday, TCU played the St. Peter Saints in, what Davis calls, “a very good high school baseball game” that saw the Saints coming  back from behind to pick up the win.
 
TCU jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Lloyd singled to lead off the game. Austin Buss then singled and Iverson singled home Lloyd.
 
Davis said TCU increased the lead in the 3rd inning when Ted Christian singled and Lloyd was safe on an infield error. 
 
Cole Pint then laid down a sac bunt before Austin Buss tripled to deep right field scoring both runners.
 
Trevor Smisek pitched the first 5 innings, giving up 3 runs on 2 hits, while walking 4 and striking out 4. David Trcka pitched the 6th inning for TCU.