ST. MATHIAS — Ethan Branum struck out 13, walked none and allowed one run on three hits in pitching the Fort Ripley Rebels to a 4-1 victory over St. Mathias Sunday.
Brett Kramer was 2-3 with a double, walk and two runs. Nick Jelacie drove in a run as did Rhett Williamson on his double and Logan Kalis was 1-3 with a walk and two RBIs for the Rebels. Kalis also pitched the save.
Zach Heidman was 2-3 with a triple, walk and run and Adam Tautges drove in Heidman for the Devils’ only run.
Bill Aamodt pitched all nine innings for St. Mathias. He struck out two, walked five and allowed four runs on seven hits.
Fort Ripley 4 7 0
St. Mathias 1 3 3
WP: Ethan Branum. LP: Bill Aamodt. S: Logan Kalis.
Lastrup 8, Bulldogs 1
PIERZ — Scott Janson struck out 12, walked two and allowed one run on five hits propelling the Lastrup Lakers to an 8-1 victory Saturday over the Pierz Bulldogs.
Rick Schlieman went 3-3 with a sacrifice and a walk. Reggie Litke doubled and finished 2-5. Dave Woitalla, Dan Saehr and Shawn Fischer each scored a run and Dylan Pittman scored two runs.
Craig Luberts drove in the Bulldogs’ lone run with an RBI double. Pete Herman was 2-3 with two doubles and a walk.
Lastrup 8 11 0
Bulldogs 1 5 3
WP: Scott Janson. LP: Joel Henrickson.
Harding 9, Nisswa 5
HARDING — Curt Caughey went 3-4 with two RBIs and Dan Rocheleau drove in a run to lead the Harding Dinosaurs to a 9-5 win over the Nisswa Lightning Saturday.
Matt Woitalla went 2-4 and Gary Woitalla added a hit and picked up the win from the mound as he struck out four and allowed four runs on six hits. Josh Boser pitched the save.
Dave Berndgen went 2-4 for the Lightning.
Nisswa’s loss clinched the North Division for the Fort Ripley Rebels.
Nisswa 5 7 4
Harding 9 10 1
WP: Gary Woitalla. LP: Brandon Hilts. S: Josh Boser.
Brewers 8, Buckman 5
BUCKMAN — Tyler Stein and Anthony Turk each drove in two runs in the Pierz Brewers 8-5 win over the Buckman Billygoats Saturday.
Turk finished 2-5 with a double and a run. Greg Pohlkamp went 3-6 with two runs. Dylan Kummet finished 3-5 with three runs scored and Mike Weber was 3-5 with an RBI.
Mike Pohlkamp struck out four and walked three for the win. Mike Poser pitched the save.
Buckman’s Todd Robinson went 3-4 with an RBI and a run and Joe Kahl was 2-5 with a triple, double and an RBI.
Brewers 8 15 0
Buckman 5 13 0
WP: Mike Pohlkamp. LP: Todd Robinson. S: Mike Poser.