The Brainerd Bees improved to 5-1 with a 7-4 Class B amateur baseball victory over Litchfield Sunday.
Tim Martin was crafty on the mound and in the batters box. Martin struck out seven, walked none and allowed six hits and two earned runs in nine innings.
He was also 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.
Grant Eller was 3-5 and Karl Freudenberg finished 2-2 with a walk.
The Bees opened the weekend with a 5-3 victory over Sauk Centre.
Blake Eller pitched the complete-game victory. He struck out 11, while allowing eight hits, no earned runs and five walks.
He also drove in a run with a single. Joel Martin collected an RBI single. Tim Martin was 2-for-4 with a double, Tony Hennen was 2-4 with a triple and RBI and Tom Fairbanks was 2-4 with a double, triple and RBI.
Litchfield 4 6 1
Brainerd 7 14 3
Sauk Centre 3 8 1
Brainerd 5 11 2
Overall: Brd 5-1. Lakewood League: 4-1. Next: Brainerd hosts Granite City 7 p.m. Wednesday.
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