CROSBY -- Jason Goerges led the hit parade for the Brainerd Braves, going 5-for-6, in a 17-4 drubbing of the Cuyuna Range Miners in Victory League amateur baseball Monday.
Chase Nelson and Nate Foss each added four hits and three RBI apiece as Brainerd pounded out 21 hits.
Steve Perpich added a three-run home run for the Range Miners.
Brainerd 17 21 3
Cuyuna 4 6 2
WP -- Ryan Windschitl. LP -- James Freese.
Fort Ripley 16,
FORT RIPLEY -- Matt Means pitched six innings, with eight strikeouts, as the Rebels beat Flensburg Monday.
Tim Siekas was 2-for-4 with three runs for the Rebels while Ray Austin and Adam Hardy each added two hits.
Noah Czech was 2-for-4 with two runs for Flensburg.
Flensburg 4 9 2
Ft. Ripley 16 10 2
WP -- Matt Means. LP -- Matt Gohl.
Buckman 4, Foley 2
BUCKMAN -- Buckman's Brandon Lochner was 5-for-5 as the Billygoats bested the Foley Outlaws Monday.
Scott Boser picked up the win, pitching seven innings and striking out six. Scott Geiger picked up the save and was 2-for-3 for Buckman.
Foley 2 5 2
Buckman 4 10 1
WP -- Scott Boser. LP -- Eric Oehrlein.
St. Mathias 11, Aitkin 6
ST. MATHIAS -- Mark Malinowski had three hits and Ben Houle two as the St. Mathias Saints defeated Aitkin Monday.
Joe Kounkel picked up the win for the Saints as he collected five strikeouts in six innings.
Matt Finlayson was 4-for-6 for Aitkin and Dusty Finlayson had two doubles and three RBI.
St. Mathias 11 9 3
Aitkin 6 13 3
WP -- Joe Kounkel. LP -- Joe Rosh.
Avon 15, Lastrup 8
AVON -- Despite getting four hits, two home runs and four RBI from Rick Schliemann, the Lastrup Lakers lost to Avon Monday.
Lastrup 8 10 5
Avon 15 19 1
WP -- Geoff Karel. LP -- Sam Bando.
Braves 7, St. Mathias 3
ST. MATHIAS -- Chase Nelson pitched a six-hit, complete game with seven strikeouts as Brainerd downed the St. Mathias Saints.
Nick Engebretson, Matt Symanski and Jason Goerges each had two hits for the Braves. Ben Houle was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI for the Saints.
Brainerd 7 11 0
St. Mathias 3 6 3
WP -- Chase Nelson. LP -- Brett Thompson.
Fort Ripley 12, Cuyuna 2
CROSBY -- Tim Hoglund held the Cuyuna Range Miners to two hits in a Fort Ripley victory.
The Rebels' Tim Siekas was 2-for-5 with three RBI. Jim Kramer was 2-4 with a RBI, Adam Hardy was 2-4 with three runs and Bob Brown was 2-4 with three RBI.
Fort Ripley 12 12 1
Cuyuna Range 2 2 3
WP -- Tim Hoglund. LP -- Nick Douvris.
Buckman 8, Brewers 3
PIERZ -- Brandon Lochner was 3-for-5 with a double and RBI, Scott Boser was 2-5 with a double and two RBI and Todd Robinson doubled and had two RBI in a Buckman victory.
Jason Sadlovsky was 2-4 with a double and Alvin Kimman was 2-5 with a RBI for Pierz.
Buckman 8 11 3
Brewers 3 9 2
WP -- Todd Robinson. LP -- Scott Kimman.
Flensburg 2, Aitkin 1
FLENSBURG -- The Aitkin Barnstormers came up just short of their first Victory League win as Russ Pellbaurn scored the winning run in the Flensburg fourth inning.
Aitkin's Matt Finlayson was 2-for-4 and Kevin Bullinger drove in a run.
Flensburg's Noah Czech was 2-4 with a run.
Aitkin 1 6 2
Flensburg 2 6 2
WP -- Mike Schwientek. LP -- Jim Leiviska.
Bulldogs 13, Foley 8
FOLEY -- Pete Herman was 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and three runs to lift the Pierz Bulldogs past the Foley Outlaws.
Eric Hanneken was 2-3 with a RBI and run. He also picked up the win by striking out eight.
Bulldogs 13 10 2
Foley 8 17 9
WP -- Eric Hanneken. LP -- Keith Johnson.
Randall 6, Sobieski 2
SOBIESKI -- Jason King went 3-for-4 with a home run and was the winning pitcher in the Cubs' victory.
Randall's Matt Martin was 2-4 and Jason Peterschick was 3-6.
Randall 6 14 1
Sobieski 2 8 3
WP -- Jason King. LP -- Simon Waltman. HR -- R-King.
Brewers 11, Bulldogs 1
PIERZ -- The Brewers won the battle of Pierz bragging rights by knocking off the Bulldogs.
Nick Weiland struck out nine and allowed four Bulldog hits to get the win.
Scott Kimman was 3-for-4, Joey Tautges was 2-4 with a home run and Jason Sadlovsky was 2-4 for the Brewers. Dan Rocheleau was 3-3 for the Bulldogs.
Brewers 11 11 0
Bulldogs 1 6 4
WP -- Nick Weiland. LP -- Dan Rocheleau. HR -- Bulldogs, Joey Tautges.
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