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LaMoure notches two wins in Valley City

LaMoure Post 19 won two games at the Valley City Leevers Tournament on Sunday.

Post 19 got a two-hit shutout from Brady Warcken to edge the Jamestown Blues 3-0 in its opening game.

Warcken, who had four strikeouts and walked three, allowed a double to Nate Soulis and a single to Ben Friebel.

Nolan Kratz pitched well for Jamestown, allowing just two earned runs on five hits with nine strikeouts.

One of the hits allowed was a solo home run by Jared Meiklejohn. Anthony Olson doubled and scored for LaMoure.

LaMoure banged out 12 hits in beating Valley City 11-7.

Meiklejohn, the shortstop for Valley City State University, led the way again going 3-for-4 with a double, triple, two RBI and a run scored. Olson was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and a stolen base. Parker Stemen had two RBI and scored twice.

Winning pitcher Roddy Gentzkow helped himself with two RBI as Post 19 upped its record to 15-5.

American Legion Baseball

Valley City Leevers Tournament

Sunday’s games

LaMoure Post 19 3, Jamestown Blues 0

Blues  000 000 0 — 0 2 2

LaMoure  100 101 x — 3 5 0

Nolan Kratz and Henrick Weber. Brady Warcken and Anthony Olson. W—Warcken. L—Kratz.

Highlights: Jamestown, Kratz 7 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 9 Ks; Nate Soulis 1-3, 2B; Ben Freibel 1-2. LaMoure, Jared Meiklejohn 1-3, 2 R, RBI, HR, SB; Anthony Olson 1-3, R, 2B; Parker Stemen 1-3, RBI; Quinn Alo 1-3, RBI; Drew Thielges 1-3, 2B.

LaMoure Post 19 11, Valley City 7

LaMoure  020 020 4 — 11 12 7

Valley City  131 011 0 — 7 7 2

Roddy Gentzkow and Anthony Olson. Jacob Miller, Jesse Johnson (5) and Mason Olson. W—Gentzkow. L—Miller.

Highlights: LaMoure, Brady Thielges 1-4, 2 R; Gentzkow 105, R, 2 RBI; Meiklejohn 3-4, R, 2 RBI, 2B, 3B; Olson 2-4, 2 R, 2B, SB; Stemen 1-3, 2 R, 2 RBI; Alo 1-3, R, RBI; D.Thielges 1-3, R, RBI; Marcus Good 1-3, R; Ben Kietzman 1-2. Valley City, Daulton Ondracek 1-3, 2 R; Chase Carpenter 2-4, R, 2 RBI; Spencer Meyer 1-3, R, SB; Mason Olson, 2-3 R; Austin Berg 1-3, R, RBI, 2B.

Pitching keys Hounds’ sweep

The Jamestown Greyhounds got strong pitching from Riley Schafer and Danny Fischer in a Sunday sweep in Twilight League amateur baseball action at Jack Brown Stadium.

In the opener, Schafer spun a six-hit shutout as the Hounds blanked the Jamestown Tarno Townies, 8-0.

Fischer was big with the bat, banging out three hits, two of them doubles, and driving in three. Brady Anderson added two hits in the victory.

Joey Gebhardt had a double for the Townies.

Fischer had four strikeouts in Game 2 as the Hounds nipped the Jamestown Elks, 2-1. Levi Gaunska nailed it down on the mound to register the save.

Anderson had two hits and both RBI for the victors. Fischer also rapped out two knocks.

The Hounds are back in action on Sunday against the Jamestown Miller Lite Merchants at 1:30 p.m. at Jack Brown Stadium.

Post 14 alumni                       game set for Sunday

The Jamestown Post 14 Alumni Game has been rescheduled to Sunday.

The game will be played at Jack Brown Stadium, beginning at 11 a.m.

Following the alumni game, the Jamestown Greyhounds will play the Jamestown Miller Lite Merchants in an amateur baseball matchup.