Nate Olson's two-run homer lifted the Sobieski Skis past the Brainerd Braves 3-1 in Victory League amateur baseball Sunday at Adamson Field.
Simon Waltman pitched seven innings to raise his record to 3-0. Olson also pitched two shutout innings for a save.
Greg Aker, the Victory League player of the week, had three hits and Olson, Jeff Thoma and Riley Hirsch each had two for the Skis.
No Brainerd player had more than one hit.
Sobieski 3 10 0
Brainerd Braves 1 5 1
WP: Simon Waltman. LP: Christian Larsen.
Sobieski 11, Fort Ripley 7
FORT RIPLEY - Sobieski sent 12 batters to the plate in the second inning, scoring six runs on five hits with four walks, in an 11-7 win against Fort Ripley Sunday.
Jon Czech had four hits for the Skis and Jeff Thoma and Jake Kluver each had three.
Rhett Williamson was 3-4 for the Rebels, Brett Kramer had three hits, and Nick Jelacie and Jason Sather each had two for Fort Ripley.
Sobieski 11 16 4
Fort Ripley 7 15 1
WP: Andrew Lange. LP: Brett Kramer.
Lastrup 8, Buckman 1
LASTRUP - Chad Weiss struck out 14 in eight innings as Lastrup defeated Buckman 8-1 Sunday.
The Lakers scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth, aided by three Buckman errors.
Weiss also homered, Dave Woitalla had three hits and Rick Schliemann and Shawn Fischer each had two for the Lakers.
Buckman's Logan Kalis was 4-4.
Buckman 1 8 3
Lastrup 8 12 0
WP: Chad Weiss. LP: Jeremy Monson.
Brewers 11, Holdingford 5
PIERZ - Anthony Turk had five hits as the Pierz Brewers defeated the Holdingford Express 11-5 Sunday.
Turk homered, doubled and drove in two runs. Winning pitcher Mike Pohlkamp went six innings, giving up just two hits and striking out three.
Eric Boser and Alvin Kimman each had two hits for Pierz.
Holdingford 5 4 5
Pierz Brewers 11 14 2
WP: Mike Pohlkamp. LP: Joe Nelson.
Fort Ripley 14, Randall 6
RANDALL - Ethan Branum pitched all nine innings as Fort Ripley beat Randall 14-6 Sunday.
Jason Sather had three hits for the Rebels and Rhett Williamson, Austin Schmolke and Rob Veith each had two.
Josh Burgardt was 3-4 with a homer, Dusty Parker had four hits and Jason Peterschick had three hits for the Cubs.
Fort Ripley 14
WP: Ethan Branum. LP: Jason King.
St. Mathias 5, Cuyuna 1
ST. MATHIAS - St. Mathias scored all five runs in the bottom of the seventh in a 5-1 win over the Cuyuna Range Miners Sunday.
Fred Weiss had a two-run double and Jake Johnson an RBI for the Devils. Johnson also pitched a complete game with 12 strikeouts and allowed four hits.
Cuyuna Range 1
St. Mathias 5
WP: Jake Johnson. LP: Steve Exsted.
Bulldogs 11, Foley 8
PIERZ - Chad Herman hit a three-run homer and sparked a five-run first inning as the Pierz Bulldogs held on for an 11-8 win over Foley Sunday.
Pierz's Paul Herman had three hits and stole four bases, including home in the eighth.
Keith Johnson and Bob Nies homered for Foley.
Foley 8 9 0
Pierz Bulldogs 11 8 5
WP: Preston Loidolt. LP: Keith Johnson.
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