ATWATER—Tri-Town's legion team used a strong pitching performance from Payton Kinzler to beat Eden Valley-Watkins 3-1 and advance to the next round of the winner's bracket of the Division II District 7 East Sub-District playoffs. Tri-Town opened the scoring in the first and piled on a couple more in the third. Kinzler helped his own cause, going 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs in the game. On the mound, Kinzler went the distance, allowing six hits and a run in the process. He also struck out five.
EDEN VALLEY—A battle of the No. 4 and 5 seeds proved to be as close as advertised on Tuesday with the Eden Valley-Watkins Legion team edging out Litchfield 3-2 to open the Division II District 7 East Sub-District playoffs. EVW scored all of its runs in the second inning and Litchfield did all of its scoring in the fifth. The teams were evenly matched in terms of hitting, too, as the teams each had four hits.
Sam Mattson edged Brad Gass in a pitcher’s duel Saturday as Morris edged Bird Island 2-0 in amateur baseball
The Hengstler-Ranweiler Awards are presented annually to the Tribune-area’s outstanding male and female three-sport athletes
Dylan Gass’ monster game at the plate lifted Bird Island to an amateur baseball win over Willmar Wednesday.
Hayden Johnson was masterful on the mound, allowing just two hits and striking out 12 in Sacred Heart/MACCRAY’s 3-0 Legion baseball victory over Montevideo on Monday
A five-hit, one run, complete-game performance by Patrick Courtney helped the New London-Spicer amateur baseball team take down Rum River 3-1 Saturday
Markus Kranz scored a walk-off, eight-inning run on a wild pitch, lifting Montevideo to an 8-7 come-from-behind win over New London Spicer in Legion baseball Sunday
Tri-Town and BOLD both featured outstanding pitching on Thursday but Tri-Town’s Kobe Holtz was able to keep the other team off the board completely, holding on for a 1-0 Legion win
Willmar’s Andy Jacobson won his second major Minnesota Golf Association championship in the last four years with a victory over Joe McCormick in the MGA’s Mid-Player Championship on Thursday at Bent Creek Golf Club