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MABA – Elks score four in top of ninth to defeat Bucs

Editor’s Note: The below MABA games are a round-up from Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night games.

STE. GENEVIEVE – Andy Aubuchon of the Potosi Elks and Brad Schweigert of the Ste. Genevieve Bucs locked into a no-run pitching duel for eight innings Tuesday night with the Elks and Aubuchon collecting the 4-0 win. Aubuchon gave up eight hits and Schweigert gave up nine.

The Elks were able to load the bases in the top of the ninth on a single by Aubuchon, a hit batsman and a walk, but Lyle Fryman emptied them with a double. Fryman advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a single by A.J. Long.

Hitters for the Elks were Kevin Brown with three singles, Aubuchon and Long had two singles each, and J.R. White and Fryman had one single each. For the Bucs, it was Schweigert with three singles, Andy Miller with a double, and Colby Schilly, Josh Wipfler, Nathan Gegg and Travis Uding each with one single.

The Elks improved to 4-5 and will play at Bismarck tonight. The Bucs are 5-4 and will play next at home against Bismarck on Friday.

Only a week and a half of baseball is left for MABA’s Bantam and Cal Ripken Leagues as they close in on post-season play. The last Cal Ripken game (not including make-up games) is scheduled for Tuesday, and the last Bantam Leagues game should be played on July 1.

CAL RIPKEN LEAGUE

Longhorns 11, Yankees 7

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Longhorns and the Desloge Yankees played one of the very few scheduled MABA games on Wednesday. The Longhorns increased their division lead with an 11-7 win.

Connor Davault was the winning pitcher with two innings from the start. Nathan Wulfert and Chase Busenbark pitched in relief for the Longhorns and the three gave up only five hits.

Busenbark hit a double and a triple for the Longhorns, Brian Koppeis had a double and a single, and Shane Sweeney hit two singles. Davault, Kyle Warren, Wulfert and John Reed all hit one single each. Jessie Wright had two singles for the Yankees, and Eric Thompson, Garrett Coffman and Dylan Emily all hit one single.

The Longhorns, 12-3, will play next on Friday at the Farmington Padres, and the Yankees, 6-10, will play the Padres on Monday on the same field.

Flames 20, Royals 18

PARK HILLS – For the second night in a row the run-scoring was prolific at the Park Hills Sports Complex as the Royals won on Tuesday with 18 runs and had the same amount on Wednesday in a 20-18 loss to the Fredericktown Flames.

The Royals had 23 hits in the game, but the Flames had six home runs to counter. Brian Little hit three home runs for the Flames, Tanner Ward had two and Rusty Allgier had the other one. Allgier pitched the win.

Other hits for the Flames were a double and a single by A.P. Lawandowski and by Riley Baumgardner, and a single by Allgier.

Hitters for the Royals were Levi Sutton with two doubles and three singles and Zach Glenn with one double and three singles. Jake Woodfin hit a single, a double and a triple. Teren Burns had two singles and a double, Dale Mosier and D.J. Hill had a single and a double each, K.C. Cassidy hit a triple and Brandon Radford hit a double. Levi Flieg and Aristotle Butler had one single each.

The Flames, 10-5, will play at home tonight against the Farmington Angels. The Royals, 5-9, will play at the Leadwood Bulldogs on Friday.

Flames 535 340 – 20

Royals 606 060 – 18

WP- Allgier.

Padres 10, Steamers 0

CALEDONIA – The Farmington Padres got their twelth victory of the season on Tuesday against the Valley Steamers. The Padres shut out the Steamers 10-0 in five innings. Zach Hibbits recorded the win as he struck out seven batters.

Brandon Kearns had a double for the Steamers. Hibbits had a flawless evening at the plate as he went 3-3 with two triples. Logan Bradley finished 3-4 with a double and Levi Smallen connected for a pair of base hits. Eric Moyer chipped in with a triple.

The Padres (12-2) will travel to Bismarck to face the Twins today. The Steamers (4-8) will be at home to take on the Bonne Terre Blues on Friday.

Dodgers 13, Angels 3

PARK HILLS – The Park Hills Dodgers made quick work of the Farmington Angels on Tuesday. The Dodgers defeated the Angels 13-3 in four innings.

Roper Garrett had Farmington’s lone hit of the evening with a three-run shot in the fourth inning. Preston Harlow went 2-3 with a triple for the Dodgers. Aaron Tyree, Luke Baker, Collin Manion, and Levi Ragsdale all connected for a base hit.

The Dodgers (10-4) will host the Bonne Terre Blues on Thursday. The Angels (6-7) will be at Fredericktown to take on the Flames on the same day.

Angels – 000 3 – 3

Dodgers – 503 5 – 13

WP – G Manion 2i 4k.

Royals 18, Twins 17

PARK HILLS – The Park Hills Royals pulled out a barnburner Tuesday night with a base-loaded home run in the bottom of the fifth inning by Teren Burns for a 18-17 win over the Bismarck Twins.

Both teams scored heavily in the final innings with Bismarck scoring 14 of their runs. The Royals trailed by five runs going into the bottom of the last inning. The score was 17-15 when Burns came to the plate. Burns’ run did not count since the runner in front of him scored the winning run of the game. Burns had two singles to go with his home run.

Zach Glenn got the win since he was the pitcher of record in the top of the fifth.

The Royals and Twins were loaded with hitters. Levi Sutton hit two doubles and a single. Glenn had two singles and a double. Jake Woodfin had two singles, a triple and a double. Aristotle Butler, Brandon Radford and Levi Flieg had a double and a single, and D.J. Hill had one double.

Hitters for the Twins were Dillon Pendergfrass, Lance Brown, Logan Blunt all hit one home run. Jake Swain hit a triple, and Erich Trautwein Tyler Pearl, Andrew Rokiski, and Blunt all hit one double each.

Twins 021 086 – 17

Royals 033 246 – 18

WP- Glenn 2i 14r.

BANTAM LEAGUE

Redbirds 3, Outlaws 2

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Redbirds made up a rain-out game with the Farmington Outlaws on Wednesday and the wait was even extended longer to find out who the winner would be. It was the Redbirds who took advantage of being the home team to win the game 3-2 in overtime.

The game was tied at two runs apiece after the regulation five innings, and the Outlaws were unable to convert in their extra frame, but not so for the Redbirds.

Connor Forsythe led off with a walk, and Blake Worley followed suit to put Forsythe on second base. Tristan Hastings made the Outlaws pay for the freebies with a walk-off single.

Runs were at a premium because of great pitching ofr both teams. Jordan Ankrom started the game for the Redbirds and went four innings, striking out 11 batters before being relieved by Connor Forsythe who got the win with five strike-outs in his two innings

The Outlaws Logan Winder pitched five innings and struck out 10 batters, but Saige Barton pitched the last inning and took the loss.

Barton tried his best to win it with his bat with a two-run homer in the third inning to give the Outlaws their only lead. The Redbirds tied the game up in the bottom of the third with a a RBI double by Worley. Jake Moore drove in the first run of the game with a triple in the second inning.

Other hitters for the two teams were Jake Andrews and Ankrom with one single each for the Redbirds, and Barton and Aaron Hargiss hit singles for the Outlaws.

The Redbirds, 10-1, will host the Bismarck Stars on Friday. The Outlaws, 7-4, will play next at home against the Park Hills Gators on Friday.

Outlaws 002 000 – 2 4

Redbirds 011 001 3 5

WP- Forsythe 2i 5k

Wolves 11, Oilers 8

CALEDONIA – The Park Hills Wolves erased a four-run deficit on Tuesday against the Valley Oilers. Valley led 8-4 after the second inning, but Park Hills racked up six runs in the third inning to eventually pick up an 11-8 win.

Dylan Isgrig hit a double and a single for the Oilers and Kyle Moyers chipped in a double. Scott Richardson and Jacob Marshall had two singles each for the Wolves. Dakota Duncan crushed a double and a triple and Anthony Quinton came through with a double.

The Wolves (5-6) will travel to the Desloge Raiders on Fridays. The Oilers (1-10) will visit the Potosi Yellow Jackets on Thursday.

Wolves – 406 01 – 11

Oilers – 620 00 – 8

WP – 3i 0r 1h 8k.

Raiders 14, Stars 0

DESLOGE – Desloge Raiders’ Seth Tiefenauer had a solid day of pitching against the Bismarck Stars on Tuesday. Tiefenauer threw a no-hitter and struck out 15 batters as the Raiders shut out the Stars 14-0.

Tyler Cassidy went 3-3 with two home runs. One of those homers was a grand slam. Dyllon Parmley also hit a home run. Trent Cassidy had two singles and Patrick Mahurin added a base hit.

The Raiders (8-2) will host the Park Hills Wolves on Friday. The Stars (3-9) will play at the Park Hills Gators on Friday.

Titans 13, Gators 3

PARK HILLS – The Leadwood Titans 10-runned the Park Hills Gators on Monday in four innings by a score of 13-3. Kyle Coleman threw three innings for the two-hit win. Coleman also hit a grand slam for the Titans.

Other Titan hitters were Isaac Vinson with a single and a double, Clayton Brinkley with a triple, and Cody Cobb, Steven Barlow and John Lashley with one single each. Brennan White and Austin Gray had the lone hits for the Gators.

Titans 025 6 – 13 7

Gators 002 1 – 3 2

WP Coleman 3i 2r 2h 6k 3bb.

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