New Ulm doubles up Fairmont baseball, 6-3
NEW ULM — Hunter Ranweiler collected three hits, scored twice and drove in one run to help engineer the New Ulm Eagles’ 6-3 Big South Conference baseball win over the Fairmont Cardinals on Tuesday at Johnson Park.
New Ulm starting pitcher Andrew Peters allowed three runs on seven hits in six innings of work to earn the victory. Brandon Seidl worked a scoreless and hitless seventh frame to garner the save.
Nick Eversman continued his hot hitting ways by collecting two of the Cardinals’ seven hits, Brady Allen produced an RBI triple and Zac Ringnell contributed a double.
Collin Steuber, Nate Kallenbach and Jordan Wolter each supplied one hit for Fairmont.
Allen allowed six runs — five earned — on eight hits, struck out one and walked one in 4 1/3 innings pitched to take the loss.
Wolter issued two walks and allowed one run in 1/3 of an inning of relief, while Steuber pitched 1 2/3 innings of perfect relief.
Fairmont (8-6) plays host to Waseca in a 2 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday at Herb Wolf Field. New Ulm (13-1) travels to St. Peter on Thursday.
New Ulm edged Fairmont in B-squad action, 3-2, Tuesday.
Jack Hested and Blake Buntjer each went 2-for-3 to top the Cards.
Joey Flohrs gave up three runs on six hits, struck out five and walked one in six innings to absorb the loss.
Fairmont outlasted New Ulm, 12-11, during C-squad action Tuesday.
Noah Nelson doubled and singled for the Cardinals, Jake Melsha collected three hits, Jackson Utermarck and Tyler Davis supplied two hits apiece, while Gavin Rodning doubled.
Jacob Crissinger gave up four earned runs on eight hits and struck out five in 5 2/3 innings to net the win for Fairmont (4-6). Rodning struck out one in 1/3 of an inning of relief to pocket the save.
Martin Luther/GHEC/Truman 2, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 0 — Starting pitcher Zach Jahnz and reliever Quintin Greier combined on a one-hit shutout to steer the Jaguars to a 2-0 Valley Conference victory over the Knights on Tuesday in Lake Crystal.
Jahnz amassed 11 strikeouts and issued two walks in 5 1/3 scoreless and hitless innings of work to earn the victory for the Jaguars. Greier fanned one batter and gave up LCWM’s hit in 1 2/3 shutout innings of relief to earn the save.
Derek Shoen and Micah Hudson each produced RBI singles for the Jaguars, while Greier and James Schrunk each scored a run.
Luke Lubbers collected LCWM’s only hit of the game.
The Jaguars (8-2, 5-1 Valley) plays host to a split twinbill on Friday in Truman. The Jaguars open against Nicollet at 4:30 p.m. before facing New Ulm Cathedral in the nightcap.
Mankato Loyola 10, Martin County West 1 — Max Sernett fired a three-hit complete-game gem to propel the Crusaders to a Valley Conference victory over the Mavericks on Tuesday in Welcome.
Sernett allowed one unearned run, while striking out five and issuing two walks in seven innings of work to net the win.
Nick Stoffel went 3-for-3 with two runs scored to top Loyola, while Ben Ellingworth, Carter Fogal and Matthew Salzle each went 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
Kooper Janssen went 1-for-2 with the Mavericks’ only RBI, while Noah Ringnell collected a hit and scored a run.
Parker Anderson allowed eight runs on 10 hits, struck out one and walked two in five frames pitched to take the loss for the Mavericks.
Martin County West (4-5, 3-3 Valley) plays host to Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial at 5 p.m. Thursday in Welcome.