Class B baseball roundup: Loboes split with Kindred-RichlandNick Milbrandt allowed just one run on five hits as Kindred-Richland took the Region 1 game from LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 3-1 on Tuesday. Jared Meiklejohn was able to solve Milbrandt as he went 3-for-4. Brady Thielges had a hit and RBI.
By: Sun Staff, The Jamestown Sun
Nick Milbrandt allowed just one run on five hits as Kindred-Richland took the Region 1 game from LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 3-1 on Tuesday.
Jared Meiklejohn was able to solve Milbrandt as he went 3-for-4. Brady Thielges had a hit and RBI.
In Game 2, Brady Thielges fired a 4-hit shutout as the Loboes took the nightcap, 3-0.
Tanner Carlson was 2-for-2, Meiklejohn 2-for-3 and Tyler Thielges doubled and scored for the Loboes.
Brady Thielges had six strikeouts on the mound as the Loboes improved to 10-8 overall. Their region record is 6-3.
Kindred-Richland 3, LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 1
K-R 300 000 0 — 3 4 1
LLM 000 001 0 — 1 5 0
Zach Stemen, Tanner Carlson (5) and Brady Thielges. Nick Milbrandt and Zach Nelson. W—Milbrandt. L—Stemen. 2B—KR, Sean Rose.
LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 3, Kindred-Richland 0
RM 000 00 — 0 4 1
LLM 210 00 — 3 5 1
Brady Thielges and Tanner Bickford. Fletcher Andel and Brandon Mitchel. W—Thielges. L—Andel. 2B—LLM, Tyler Thielges.
Kidder Co. 2-2, Central Prairie 1-4
Tanner Kessel and Ryan Sand held Central Prairie to just two hits as Kidder County edged Central Prairie 2-1 in Region 3 action.
The Pirates didn’t do much offensively, Dylan Bitz’s double was their only hit for Chris Heinrich, but they got two runs in the bottom of the third and it was enough.
Kessel had six strikeouts in five innings and Sand recorded five Ks in the six outs he got the save.
Heinrich registered eight strikeouts in a complete-game effort.
Central Prairie took Game 2, 4-2.
Eric Knodel went 2-for-3 for the Firebirds as they scored two in the second and two in the fourth.
Brett Mayher went the first four innings on the mound to get the win and Ceph Dockter worked the fifth to earn the save.
Matt Gross went 2-for-2 and scored both Kidder County runs. Eli Hilzendeger had two hits and both RBIs.
Kidder County 2, Central Prairie 1
Central Prairie 100 000 0 — 1 2 0
Kidder County 002 000 0 — 2 1 3
Chris Heinrich and Brett Mayher. Tanner Kessel, Ryan Sand (6) and Dylan Bitz. W—Kessel. L—Heinrich. Save—Sand. 2B—CP, Hunter Larson. KC, Bitz.
Central Prairie 4, Kidder County 2
Central Prairie 020 20 — 4 4 0
Kidder County 010 10 — 2 6 6
Mayher, Ceph Dockter and Heinrich. Eli Hilzendeger and Ben Steinolfson, Matt Gross (5). W—Mayher. L—Hilzendeger. Save—Dockter. 2B—KC, Gross 2, Jayden, Miller, Hilzendeger.