BUCKMAN — The Lastrup Lakers pounded out 22 hits, including a home run and two doubles from Rick Schlieman, to knock off the Buckman Billygoats 14-5 Sunday and clinch the East Division regular season championship.
Schlieman went 4-6 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Brandon Lochner was 4-5 with two RBIs and two runs. Dustin Schmaltz was 3-6 with two doubles, two RBIs and a run.
Chad Weiss pitched the win and went 2-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for Lastrup. Buckman’s Peter Suska was 2-3 with three runs, Corey Egan was 3-5, Joe Kahl was 2-3 with three RBIs and Zach Pohlkamp finished 2-4 with a double and two runs.
Lastrup 14 22 2
Buckman 5 10 3
WP: Chad Weiss. LP: Mark Kahl. S: Scott Janson. 2B: L-Rick Schlieman 2, Mike Anderson, Dustin Schmaltz 2, B-Zach Pohlkamp. 3B: . HR: L-Schlieman.
Harding 8, Bulldogs 6
HARDING — Mitch Dorn struck out nine in 3 2/3 innings of work and went 2-4 with three RBIs during the Harding Dinosaurs 8-6 come-from-behind win over the Pierz Bulldogs Sunday.
Paul Preimesberger was 2-4 with an RBI. Matt Woitalla drove in a run and Eric Hanneken was 1-1 with a double and two RBIs.
Pierz’s Paul Herman and Craig Luberts were each 2-5.
Bulldogs 6 8 3
Harding 8 7 0
WP: Mitch Dorn. LP: Pete Herman. 2B: H-Eric Hanneken.
St. Mathias 1, Nisswa 0
ST. MATHIAS — Josh Haberman shutout the Nisswa Lightning to pitch the St. Mathias Devils to a 1-0 victory Sunday.
Haberman struck out seven and allowd three hits and one walk.
Jake Francis and Ryan Thiesse each hit doubles, with Thiesse scoring the game’s lone run on an error.
Nisswa’s Lincoln Messner struck out two in seven innings of five-hit ball.
Nisswa 0 3 2
St. Mathias 1 5 1
WP: Josh Haberman. LP: Lincoln Messner. 2B: SM-Jake Francis, Ryan Thiesse.
Brewers 6, Holdingford 2
HOLDINGFORD — Eric Boser went 3-5 with a double, two RBIs and a run to lift the Pierz Brewers over the Holdingford Express 6-2 Sunday.
Mike Pohlkamp was 2-5 with a double and two runs and pitched the victory as he and Mike Poser, who earned the save, combined for a 6-hitter.
Brewers 6 9 1
Holdingford 2 6 2
WP: Mike Pohlkamp. LP: Derek Thielen. S: Mike Poser. 2B: Prz-Greg Pohlkamp, Eric Boser, Jerron Boser, Mike Pohlkamp.
Sobieski 2, Fort Ripley 0
SOBIESKI — Rob Veith Jr., Rhett Williamson, Nick Jelacie and Ethan Branum each had a hit for the Fort Ripley Rebels during Sunday’s 2-0 loss to Sobieski.
Logan Kalis was tagged with the loss. He went the distance allowing two runs on five hits and four walks. He struck out 10.
The Rebels defeated Flensburg 7-3 earlier on Sunday.
Fort Ripley 0 4 1
Sobieski 2 5 0
WP: Tyler Jendro. LP: Logan Kalis.
Flensburg 3 6 1
Fort Ripley 7 10 2
Buckman 11, Holdingford 6
BUCKMAN — The Buckman Billygoats snapped a two-game losing streak Saturday defeating the Holdingford Express 11-6 behind seven solid innings of pitching by Jeremy Monson and a 3-5 performance including a double by Corey Egan.
Monson walked only two and struck out four, while giving up four runs and eight hits.
Egan pitched the final two innings.
Gary Boros finished 2-4 with a double and Zach Pohlkamp added another double.
Holdingford 6 9 7
Buckman 11 10 1
WP: Jeremy Monson. LP: John Springer. 2B: B-Corey Egan, Gary Boros, Zach Pohlkamp.