OSKALOOSA, Iowa - With fields unplayable in Minnesota, the Central Lakes College Raiders baseball team drove to Iowa this past weekend and played six games, winning two.
On Sunday, the Raiders beat Itasca 5-0 and lost to Mesabi 5-2.
Zach Heidmann pitched a complete game against Itasca, with 11 strikeouts and two walks. At the plate he was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
In the second game, Andy Jorges went 2-3. Losing pitcher Tony Zubriski went five innings and Mitch Hodgman and pitched the sixth.
On Saturday, Josh Ledin and Alex Larson both went 2-4 in the Raiders' 12-6 loss to Itasca. Chris Munsch pitched 4.1 innings with four strikeouts and five walks. Steve Berndgen pitched 1 2/3 innings, with three strikeouts and allowed two walks and one earned run.
Mesabi beat the Raiders 5-4 on Saturday as Zubriski and Jorges hit back-to-back solo home runs in the third. Jorges finished 3-3 and Zubriski 2-4. Adam Snyder pitched a seven-hit complete game with two strikeouts and two walks.
On Friday, the Raiders lost 5-1 to Indian Hills, an NJCAA Division I school. Larson doubled and Billy Aamodt took the loss.
Aric Hurd went six innings in Friday's second game and got the win in a 9-3 victory over Mesabi.
In six innings, Hurd struck out five, walked four and gave up five hits. Zubriski pitched the seventh, struck out three and walked one. CLC's Dillon Naumann was 2-4.
Central Lakes 5 8 0
Itasca 0 1 2
WP: Zach Heidmann. LP: Schmitz. 2B: Jorges, Munsch. 3B: Heidmann.
Central Lakes 2 6 2
Mesabi 5 5 2
WP: Wiese. LP: Zubriski. Overall: CLC 3-12. Next: Mesabi at CLC 2 p.m. Wednesday (2).
Central Lakes 6 9 5
Itasca 12 13 4
WP: Fuchs. LP: Chris Munsch. 2B: CLC-Tony Zubriski.
Central Lakes 4 8 2
Mesabi 5 7 2
WP: Wilson. LP: Adam Snyder. 2B: Brad Waytashek.
Central Lakes 1 2 3
Indian Hills 5 10 0
WP: Garcia. LP: Aamodt. 2B: CLC-Alex Larson.
Central Lakes 9 7 3
Mesabi 3 6 2
WP: Aric Hurd. LP: Beamon. 2B: Zach Heidmann, Josh Ledin. 3B: Andy Jorges.
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