Sunday DRS schedule a washout

Sunday’s rain washed out the entire six-game schedule in the Dakota-Rice-Scott Baseball league. Games that were postponed included Elko at Lonsdale, New Prague at Veseli, Montgomery at St. Benedict, Union Hill at New Market, Shakopee at Webster and Faribault at St. Patrick. The only makeup date announced so far was New Prague at Veseli, which will be played on July 14.

Five league games were played last week, with Elko, Prior Lake, New Prague, New Market, Faribault and St. Patrick getting wins. New Market remains atop the league standing with a 6-0 record.

Last week’s results: Wed., May 15 Express 30, Coyotes 6 Elko traveled to Shakopee and feasted on Coyote pitching, winning a 30-6 league game. Elko scored 16 runs in the second inning and nine in the seventh as the game ended early on the 10-run rule.

Fri., May 17 Mudcats 12, Aces 0 Prior Lake broke open a tight 2-0 game in the seventh inning with seven runs, then added three in the eighth inning for a 12-0 win over Lonsdale. Prior Lake scored their first run in the fourth inning on two-out walks to Michael Walerius and Topher Rose. Greg Faue singled in Walerius. In the sixth, Rose walked and went to second on a wild pitch. He came home on another single by Faue. In the seventh, Luke Weber led off with a double, and singles by Johnny Houston, Walerius, and Rose chased Lonsdale starter Phil Tisdel. Tyler Milford relieved and Faue singled in another run. Nolan Rein walked for a run, Weber singled again for a run. Corbin Cross finished the inning with a single for the last run. Lonsdale had two hits from Peter Grassl and one each from Devin Vosejpka, Marty Kalina and Brad Davis. Kalina also made a diving catch to save a run early in the game with two outs. For Prior Lake Weber had four hits, including a double. Faue had three hits and three RBIs and Johnny Houston and Parker Hafermann had two hits apiece. Luke Weber pitched five innings, allowing three hits and striking out five for the win. Isaac Saad pitched three innings for the save.

Orioles 5, Sox 1 New Prague defeated Webster behind a strong pitching performance from James Fuerniss. Fuerniss went seven innings allowing one run off of three hits. Nathan Sprouls picked up the save, pitching the final two innings. Jack Meyer pitched all eight innings for the Sox. Adam Schmitz, Brooks Prochaska, Nate Nielsen and Gage Bergman all had hits for Webster. Top hitters for the Orioles were Jake Klein with three hits and Eric Wagner and Jake Mader with two hits each. Ben Buthe drove in the first two runs for New Prague with a hard single up the middle.

Muskies 5, Mallards 2 Andy Henkemeyer had three hits, including a double and a triple, and Kyle Bergstrom had two hits, including a double, as New Market defeated Montgomery 5-2 Friday, May 17, at Le Center. Tony Vocca had a two-run homer for the Muskies. Derek Bergstrom was the winning pitcher, going seven innings and striking out 10. Justin Firpo pitched two innings for the save. Tom Flicek had two hits for the Mallards and Johnny Krocak and Cole Pint both doubled. Ted Christian started and took the loss, with Trevor Smisek and Krocak pitching in relief.

Lakers 3, Warriors 2 Tyler Busch drove in two runs for Veseli in the first inning off starter Tyler Francis, but that would be all the offense for the Warriors as they lost to Faribault 3-2. Francis pitched five innings for the win, with Matt Lane pitching four innings of relief for the save. Joe Grote and Lane each had RBI singles for Faribault. Matt Perkinson threw a complete game for Veseli, taking the loss.

Saturday, May 18 Irish 10, Saints 2 St. Patrick broke open a close game with three runs in both the sixth and seventh innings to defeat St. Benedict 10-2 Saturday in a makeup game. Seth Ambroz had three hits and scored three runs for the Irish, with Matt Pexa and Jack Friedges both getting two hits. Zach Seurer pitched seven inings, allowing six hits and striking out seven for the Irish. Christian Medick pitched two innings of relief. Jeremy Heitkamp and Zach Bakko each had two hits and an RBI for the Saints. Alex Donkers started and took the loss, with Paul Hentges and Trey Kocher pitching in relief.


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