Braves bow to Angels in season finale
The Bluffton Braves saw their season end at 11-9 Saturday as they fell to Detroit Lakes in Region 14C action on the Perham diamond. Phil Kirchner slugged a three-run homer for the Angels while Chris Gilson scored twice and drove in a pair of runs...
The Bluffton Braves saw their season end at 11-9 Saturday as they fell to Detroit Lakes in Region 14C action on the Perham diamond.
Phil Kirchner slugged a three-run homer for the Angels while Chris Gilson scored twice and drove in a pair of runs.
Jake Dykhoff went 2-for-5 and scored twice for Bluffton. Dustin Geiser and Sam Tellers both collected a pair of hits.
The Braves ended their season with a record of 11-9.
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DL 100 002 33x - 9 9 1
Kevin Tumberg, Jake Dykhoff (8) and Dustin Geiser; Brian Looksey and D. Dickey
WP- Looksey; LP- Tumberg
Midway 3, Bluffton 2
Drew Rasmussen went 3-for-6 and Steve Wetterling jacked a two-run shot in helping Midway overcome Bluffton 3-2 in 13 innings Friday in the Region 14C tournament at Menahga.
Midway's Bobby Lusti and Bluffton's Dustin Geiser engaged in a long pitching duel with Lusti going 10 frames and Geiser pitching 11. Geiser issued only one free pass while striking out four. Lustin scattered eight hits, walked one and struck out six. Kevin Tumberg was hung with the loss in relief of Geiser. Jake Lund fanned four in notching the mound win.
The Snurdbirds won game in the bottom of the 13th as Lund scored on a sacrifice fly by Lusti.
Cory Tumberg went 2-for-5, doubled and scored a run for Bluffton. Kyle Dykhoff was 3-for-6. Brent Weller scored a run.
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Midway 000 000 020 000 1 - 3 5 2
Dustin Geiser, Kevin Tumberg (12) and Kyle Dykhoff; Bobby Lusti, Jake Lund (11) and Chris Baso
WP- Lund; LP- Tumberg
HR- Wetterling (M)