Milroy Yankees 9, Raymond 4
After suffering an upset loss to Bird Island in their playoff opener Wednesday, the top-seeded Milroy Yankees bounced back with a 9-4 win over Raymond Sunday in an elimination game in Milroy.
The Yankees (15-4 overall) piled up 13 hits in the game and had five players record multi-hit games. Dave Schmidt and Matt Bauer each had two hits and an RBI, while Eric Dolan, Justin Schlemmer and Riley Carpenter were all 2-for-5. One of Schlemmer's hits was a double.
Josh Hadley got the start for Milroy and went 6 1/3 innings, giving up seven hits and four runs. He struck out four batters and walked two. Mahlon Zimmermann came on in relief and pitched 2 2/3 innings of no-hit baseball.
Milroy moves on to play Sacred Heart at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Milroy. The winner clinches a spot in the region tournament.
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R-Tyler Knott, Zach Nelson (7), Herman Solomon (8). MY-Josh Hadley, Mahlon Zimmermann (7). WP-Hadley. LP-Knott. 2B: R-Jason Meyer; MY-Justin Schlemmer. 3B: MY-Andy Schmidt. HR: R-Tyler Steen.
Lamberton 9, Hanska 2
The Lamberton Long Sox closed out the regular season with a dominant 9-2 win over Hanska Sunday in Lamberton.
Jake Wahl was 3-for-5 with three RBIs and was the winning pitcher for the Long Sox. He worked seven innings, allowing two runs on three hits with five strikeouts and a walk.
Mike Wotschke also went 3-for-5 for Lamberton, and Logan Willhite had two hits and two RBIs.
The Long Sox finish the regular season 17-5 in Tomahawk East League play and 18-9 overall. They begin the playoffs on their home field at 8 p.m. Friday against Gibbon.
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H-Eric Prokosch, Jeremy Drexler (4), Gary Wilfahrt (4), Micade Thordson (8). L-Jake Wahl, Dylan Bunting (8), Donald Strand (9). WP-Wahl. LP-Prokosch. 2B: H-Matt Suess, Eric Portner; L-Colby Pack.
Hadley 5, WIndom 1
A stellar outing on the mound by Justin Reinsma helped the Hadley Buttermakers down Windom 5-1 Saturday in Hadley to close out a first-round sweep in the First Nite/Gopher League playoffs.
Reinsma gave up one run on six hits with nine strikeouts and no walks.
Hadley scored two runs in the third inning and three runs in the eighth to put away the game.
Nick Bruning led the Buttermakers at the plate, going 3-for-3 with an RBI. Max Zwart was 2-for-3 and drove in two runs, while Chris Halbur was 2-for-4 with a double.
Hadley (18-12 overall) begins the next round of the playoffs on Wednesday, with its opponent to be determined.
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W-Tyler Knutson, Kirby Johnson (8), Nick Kulseth (8). H-Justin Reinsma. WP-Reinsma. LP-Knutson. 2B: W-Brandon Thongvivong, Kody Johnson; H-Chris Halbur, Nate Wieneke. HR: W-Knutson.
Fairmont 14, Tracy 2
The top-seeded Fairmont Martins eased by the Tracy Express 14-2 Saturday in Tracy to earn a 2-0 series sweep in the opening round of the First Nite/Gopher League playoffs.
Tracy struggled in the field, committing five errors for the game.
Jordan Lanoue was 1-for-3 for the Express, and teammate Brad Wiest was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Tracy was held to five hits in the game.
Shay Wabeke tossed the first six innings for Tracy and took the loss. Lanoue tossed the remainder of the game. The pair gave up a combined 10 hits.
The Express wrap up their season with a 3-18 record.
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F-Ian Bents, Jordan Petschke (7). T-Shay Wabeke, Jordan Lanoue (7). LP-Wabeke. 2B: F-Adam Schmidt, Shawn McGuire; T-Jordan Lanoue.
Madison advances from District 7 Division II tournament
Madison defeated Montevideo 3-2 Sunday in Minneota to win the District 7 Division II tournament and advance to the region tournament.
Brandon Helm came through with a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Madison the win.
In Saturday's action in Minneota, Madison defeated Montevideo 2-1 to advance to play for the championship and send Montevideo to the losers' bracket. Cottonwood defeated Granite Falls 5-4, scoring a run in the bottom of the seventh to set up a meeting with Montevideo. Cody St. Aubin drove in the winning run with a single, and Randy Louwagie earned the win on the mound by holding Granite Falls to four runs on five hits.
Cottonwood's tournament ended later on Saturday, as Montevideo claimed a 9-6 win. Montevideo outhit Cottonwood 12-6 in the victory.
Madison will play in Montevideo Tuesday, with its next opponent to be determined.