Stemen, LaMoure sweep EnderlinZach Stemen dominated on the mound and at the plate as LaMoure routed Enderlin 11-3 in Game 1 of Wednesday’s American Legion doubleheader. Post 19 improved to 11-8 overall and is 5-1 in Section 2 play after completing the sweep 8-1 in the nightcap.
Zach Stemen dominated on the mound and at the plate as LaMoure routed Enderlin 11-3 in Game 1 of Wednesday’s American Legion doubleheader.
Post 19 improved to 11-8 overall and is 5-1 in Section 2 play after completing the sweep 8-1 in the nightcap.
In the opener, Stemen connected for a grand slam in the top of the first inning and Post 19 never looked back. Stemen finished 3-for-4 with five RBIs overall. On the mound the big right-hander struck out seven and surrendered just two earned runs on four hits.
Brady Thielges added a solo home run as part of his two-hit day. He also scored three runs. Jared Meiklejohn was 3-for-4 with a double, triple, an RBI and two runs scored. Beau Diegel also had a three-hit outing and scored twice.
Thomas Lindgren paced Enderlin, going 2-for-3 with a double, stolen base and two RBIs.
Kenny Hodem allowed just one run on four hits in the second game as Post 19 cruised 8-1 in the non-league contest.
Chris Heinrich had two hits and scored twice to lead LaMoure. Meiklejohn also had a pair of knocks and Brady Thielges added two RBIs.
LaMoure Post 19 11, Enderlin 3
LaMoure 401 312 0 — 11 14 2
Enderlin 100 101 0 — 3 4 3
Zach Stemen and Tyler Thielges. Tanner Groth, Daulton Bartholomay (4) and Grant Lindemann. W—Stemen. L—Groth.
Highlights: LaMoure, Brady Thielges 2-5, 3 Runs, 2B, HR, RBI; Jared Meiklejohn 3-4 2 Runs, 2B, 3B, RBI; Zach Stemen 2-4 2B, HR, 5 RBI; Beau Diegel 3-5 2 Runs; Devin Pedersen 1-2, Run; Devin Piehl 1-4 RBI; Tanner Carlson 1-5 RBI. Enderlin, Thomas Lindgren 2-3 2B, SB, 2 RBIs; Garrett Hanson 1-3 2B, RBI; Lucas Krueger 1-3.
LaMoure 8, Enderlin 1
LaMoure 133 10 — 8 10 0
Enderlin 100 00 — 1 4 2
Kenny Hodem and Brady Thielges. Josh Michaelson, Daniel Lindgren (4) and Grant Lindemann. W—Hodem. L—Michaelson.
Highlights: LaMoure, Hodem 1-3 RBI; Meiklejohn 2-3, Run; B.Thielges 0-1 SAC, 2 RBIs; Pedersen 1-4 RBI; Diegel 1-2 Run; Piehl 1-3 Run; Tanner Toay 1-3 Run; Carlson 1-3 Run, RBI; Chris Heinrich 2-3 2 Runs. Enderlin, Groth 1-3 Run; Lindgren 1-2; Lindemann 1-2; Krueger 1-2.