Alex Gerhardt was 3-for-4 and picked up the victory as Fox Valley Lutheran defeated Escanaba, Mich. 7-4 on Saturday to win the championship of the DeBoer Diamond Classic in Waupun.
FVL beat Viroqua 11-0 on Friday before defeating Lodi 10-6 in Saturday’s semifinal.
Sam Ziegler picked up the win over Lodi. Trailing 6-4 after five innings, the Foxes scored six times in the sixth to advance to the title game.
Seymour also competed in the tournament, going 0-3. Seymour opened the tournament with a 10-3 loss to Waupun on Friday.
On Saturday, Kenosha Tremper defeated the Thunder 12-4 and Prairie du Chien clipped Seymour 13-10.
Cole Clark had three hits for the Thunder against Tremper, while Jared Anderson was 3-for-4 against Prairie du Chien.
WP: Sam Ziegler. LP: Eric Reidesel. Leading hitters: Garret Wegner L 2×4, 2 RBI; Zach Steuck L 2×4; Brendan Stoffel F 2×3, 3 RBI; Jason Malkowski F 2×2.
WP: Alex Gerhardt. LP: Brandon Punzel. Leading hitters: Gerhardt F 3×4; Matt Baehman F 2×4, 2 RBI; Punzel E 2×4; Devin Olsen E 2×2.
WP: Levi Nichols. LP: Reed Blake. Leading hitters: Justin Lavey T 3×3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Jeff Steuck T 2×3, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Cole Clark S 3×4.
WP: Harry Potter. LP: Phil Grelecki. Leading hitters: Reed Blake S 2×3; Jared Anderson S 3×4; Casey Jefson S 2×3; Clayton Van Lanen S 2×4, 2B.
Xavier 3-14, Little Chute 2-1
At Appleton, the Hawks improved to 6-3 on the season and 4-1 in the Eastern Valley with the sweep of the Mustangs at Don Hawkins Field.
Chase Lindem got the win in the first game with John Feldhausen, Alexis Quintero and Christian Seidler each contributing two hits.
Hunter Schwer scattered eight hits over four innings to get the win in the five-inning second game for Xavier. Brady Stolzman was 3-for-4 with four RBI to lead the Hawks with Joe Huss adding two hits, including a double and two RBI.
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WP: Chase Lindem. LP: Austin Gloudemans. Leading hitters: John Feldhausen X 2×4; Alexis Quintero X 2×5, 2 RBI; Christian Seidler X 2×4; Blake Fictzer LC 2×5; Bryce Zdanovec LC 2×4.
WP: Hunter Schwer. LP: Luke Myers. Leading hitters: Joe Huss X 2×2, 2B, 2 RBI; Brady Stolzman X 3×4, 4 RBI; Danny Baehler X 2×3, 2 RBI; Feldhausen X 2B.
Clintonville 13-9, Berlin 3-12
At Berlin, the Truckers jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the opener and held on for the win. Turner Doornink drove in four runs.
WP: Nick Hogen. LP: Miracle. Leading hitters: Jaden Doornink C 3×4; Damon Lorge C 2×5, 2B; Turner Doornink C 2×4, 3B, 4 RBI; Hogen C 3×4; Zach Riemer C 2×4, 2B; Emmet Battenberg C 2×4; Aaron Morse C 2×4; Parker Mindel C 2B.
WP: Ryan Viertel. LP: Turner Doornink. Leading hitters: Turner Doornink C 3×4, RBI; Nick Hogen C 2×4, 2 RBI.
Appleton North 7, West De Pere 5
At De Pere, the Lightning scored five runs in the top of the first inning to gain control.
Jack Harvath got the win for North (6-0). Connor Rolain and Keegan Kreul had two hits and two RBI for the Lightning. Drew VandeHey also had two RBI for North.
WP: Jack Harvath. LP: Thomas DeRigter. Leading hitters: Ben Wickman WDP 2×3, 2B; Tim Maus WDP 2×3, 2 RBI; Connor Rolain AN 2×4, 2 RBI; Keegan Kreul AN 2×4, 2 RBI; Drew VandeHey AN 2 RBI; Taylor Borcher AN 2×3.
Wey.-Fremont 5-4, N. Fond du Lac 1-2
At North Fond du Lac, the Indians recorded the sweep of the Orioles thanks to wins from Pete Nicholson and Jake Handrich.
WP: Pete Nicholson. LP: Stotz. Leading hitters: Matt Costello W-F 2×3, 2 RBI; Trevor Wetzel W-F 1×2; Stotz NFDL 1×2.
WP: Jake Handrich. LP: Arthurs. Leading hitters: Adam Krause W-F 3×3; Logan Bosquez W-F 2×4.
Appleton East 4-8, D.C. Everest 11-6
At Weston, the Patriots got a win from Bennett Groves in the second game to split the doubleheader with Everest.
Parker Groves had three hits, with a double and two RBI, in the first game, with Nick Goudreau adding two hits.
Austin Meyer had three hits and two RBI in the second game, with Jake Gostisha chipping in three RBI for the Patriots (3-5).
WP: Brody Borrell. LP: Thomas Scheurer. Leading hitters: Parker Groves AE 3×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Nick Goudreau AE 2×3, 2B.
WP: Bennett Groves. LP: Cody Jensen. Leading hitters: Austin Meyer AE 3×4, 2 RBI; Jake Gostisha AE 3 RBI; Matt Seidl AE 2×4.