Prep baseball roundup

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PRINCETON – St. Cloud Cathedral rolled over Princeton in a Granite Ridge doubleheader Thursday afternoon.

The Crusaders won 15-0 and 12-2.

The Crusaders’ Brian Minks led the charge by going 6-for-7 on the day with three RBI.

Jeff Fasching dominated Game 1 with a five inning no-hitter and was 2-for-4 with three RBI for Cathedral (15-2).

Little Falls 3-3, Foley 0-2

LITTLE FALLS – Josh Wenzel finished the day 5-for-8 with a double and a home run for Little Falls in a sweep of Foley.

Bryce Zawatzke hit a solo home run for the Flyers (10-2 Granite Ridge, 10-3 overall).

Spencer Fenske had eight strikeouts in the Game 1 win and Kyle Boser struck out seven to earn the complete-game win in Game 2.

Foley’s Tyler Midas finished the doubleheader with four hits.

BRAINERD 4, SARTELL 1

BRAINERD – The Warriors topped Sartell with Beau Janousek leading the way with a 2-for-2 effort with two RBI.

Ben Bierscheid, Parker Hagen and Jake Wenzel all had a hit for the Sabres (3-11).

ROCORI 13, WILLMAR 2

WILLMAR – The Spartans pounded out 11 hits and took advantage of nine walks to thump Willmar in five innings in a Central Lakes Conference game.

Mac Mueller and Austin Athmann were both 2-for-2 for Rocori.

MORRIS 4-10,
SAUK CENTRE 3-0

SAUK CENTRE – Morris outscored Sauk Centre 14-3 on the road as the Tigers trounced the Mainstreeters in a doubleheader.

Senior Jacob Torgerson struck out 11 in the first game to earn a win for Morris while fellow senior Mac Beyer picked up the win in Game 2.

Sauk Centre (4-4 West Central, 4-6 overall) was led by junior Josh Buschette, who went 3-for-6 with a stolen base, and junior Andrew Primus, who went 3-for-5 with a run scored. Senior Nick Adams finished 1-5 with two RBI on the day for the Mainstreeters.

MINNEWASKA 2-6,
MONTEVIDEO 1-3

GLENWOOD – The bases were loaded in the home half of the seventh of the first game for Austin Ostrander, who slapped a walk-off single to earn the win for Minnewaska.

Tyler Nielsen helped the Lakers complete the sweep by going 5-for-7 with an RBI on the day.

Monticello 9,
St. Cloud Tech 4

CLEAR LAKE – Chase Alshire had two doubles and drove in a run in St. Cloud Tech’s loss to Monticello.

The Tigers held a 3-0 lead after two innings, but it was tied at 4 going into the sixth when the Magic rallied for four runs.

Jake Samuelson hit a two-run home run in the first inning and Isaac Matchinsky had two singles for the Tigers.

Isaac Matchinsky went the first five innings for Tech, allowing two runs and four were earned. Tanner Skaja got the loss.

Becker 4,
St. Cloud Apollo 0

BECKER – Brett Watercott scattered seven hits with three walks and Becker didn’t commit an error in its win.

Watercott went 2-for-4 and Cody Gruenhagen and Matt Miller had RBI doubles for the Bulldogs (2-8).

Michael Ashwill went 2-for-3 for the Eagles (7-7).

Sauk Rapids 7, Big Lake 4

BIG LAKE – Tyler Long went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI as Sauk Rapids beat Big Lake.

Tyler Bjork drove in two runs and Charlie Oltz added two hits for the Storm (7-6). Zach Silbernick went six innings and Bjork got the save.

Albany 11,
New London-Spicer 8

SPICER – Scott Litchy went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a solo home run in Albany’s win at New London-Spicer.

Riley Voit was 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored and Josh Olmsheid was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI for the Huskies (11-3).

Albany starter Dylan Panek went five innings, holding the Wildcats to three hits.

Kimball 9-3, B-B-E 1-6

KIMBALL – Mathias Hennen paced the Cubs in Game 1 by going 3-for-3 with three RBI.

Hennen also pitched six innings to earn the win for Kimball. The Jaguars regrouped to take Game 2 with a five-run second inning. Austin Jaeger was 1-for-2 with two RBI for B-B-E. Troy Filzen was 3-for-3 with two RBI for the Cubs (6-7).

PIERZ 4-4, MAPLE LAKE 5-0

MAPLE LAKE – The Irish produced a five-run third inning to take Game 1 from Pierz.

The Pioneers were backed by Cody Weiss’s six-inning pitching performance to win Game 2. Weiss struck out five while surrendering four hits. Weiss was also 3-for-4 with two triples, a home run and four runs scored for Pierz.

Dassel-Cokato 2, Litchfield 0

LITCHFIELD – The Dragons were limited to three hits by D-C winning pitcher Trent Krekelberg.

Zach Kinny took the loss. Dalton Asplin had a two-run single for the Chargers. Dylan Koll, Ryan Wahl and Jake Schultz each had a hit for the Dragons.

ST. JOHN’S PREP 5-6,
ROYALTON 1-4

COLLEGEVILLE – Caz Novak went 4-for-7 at the plate and picked up a win on the mound to lead St. John’s Prep to a sweep of Royalton.

Novak finished with a double and an RBI on the day while pitching eight innings in the second game to earn a victory for the Johnnies (5-1 Prairie Conference, 8-5 overall).

In the first game, Zack Dehler pitched seven innings, allowed two hits and one earned run while striking out eight.

Royalton sophomore Jordon Smieja went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.

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