SL picks up victory
Nate Wittmaack went 3-for-3 with a solo home run and Kyle Rehnstrom was 2-for-4 and drove in two runs as Sioux Central knocked off Storm Lake 8-4 in the Sioux Central Tournament last Saturday in Peterson.
Sioux Central scored six runs in the fifth inning to pull away. Wittmaack had two singles and a homer, while Rehnstrom drove in a run with a single and a double.
Andy Meister was the winning pitcher. He allowed seven hits, two earned runs, walked three and struck out six.
Brady Miller went 2-for-4 to lead Storm Lake. Ryan Brock had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run. Mike Miller had a double and scored a run, while Phil Smith delivered an RBI single. Jesse Smith had an RBI on a sacrifice fly.
Brock took the loss, giving up six hits and three earned runs while walking five and striking out five over 5 2/3 innings.
Sioux Central dropped a game to North Kossuth 11-9. Wittmaack went 3-for-4 with a double, while Rehnstrom was 2-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Kenley Buettner was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Meister added a double.
Sioux Central routed Pocahontas 11-3 in the first round. Wittmaack went 3-for-4 with two doubles and drove in three runs. Meister went 2-for-4, including a three-run home run and a double. Mike Haraldson doubled. Buettner, Rehnstrom, Alex Rehnstrom and Haraldson all scored two runs apiece.
Kyle Bright got the win. He allowed no hits, no earned runs, walked one and struck out nine in four innings of relief.
Storm Lake was defeated by Pocahontas 6-2 in the second round of the tournament. The Tornadoes had four hits. Nick Sorbe took the loss. He allowed seven hits, three earned runs, walked one and struck out six over five innings.
Storm Lake beat North Kossuth 5-2 in the first round. Tom Behm was the winning pitcher. He allowed six hits, two earned runs, walked four and struck out six over seven innings.
Jesse Smith, Phil Smith and Adam Thompson each had an RBI single. Mike Miller belted a double. Storm Lake stole 10 bases in the game.
"For the most part, our pitchers were pretty good," Storm Lake coach Steve Eddie said. "Our defense was pretty good most of the time. We need to get better at the plate and better offensively. That's something we'll be working on."
Galva-Holstein scored six runs in the first inning and added four more in the fourth to pull away and win the championship game 12-8 over Newell-Fonda on Monday.
The Pirates totaled 10 hits in the game off three Newell-Fonda pitchers. Jesse Rieman suffered the loss.
Newell-Fonda collected nine hits in the game. Jason Ripke went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, and drove in four runs. Blake Rieman had two hits and knocked in two runs. Kyle Stauter had an RBI double and Kurt Olsen an RBI single.
Newell-Fonda, now 2-1 overall, was victimized by four errors.
Newell-Fonda got past Okoboji 2-0 in the first round. David Miller pitched a shutout, allowing six hits while walking three and striking out eight.
The Mustangs scored both of their runs in the top of the seventh inning. Aaron Bland won it with a two-run double. Ripke, Blake Rieman and A.J. Kelly each had a single for all of the Mustangs' four hits.
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Austin Wells went 4-for-4 with two home runs and drove in five runs as Newell-Fonda romped past Southern Calhoun last Friday night.
The Mustangs pounded out 20 hits in the game. Mike McLaughlin had a pair of RBI singles, while Anthony Wadle added two singles. Blake Rieman had two singles and an RBI.
Kyle Stauter clubbed a three-run home run and Shane Hammen belted a two-run double. Fourteen players had at least one hit. The Mustangs plated 12 runs in the fifth inning.