SAINTS USE LONGBALL IN WIN OVER MEIRE GROVE
ELROSA SAINTS 4, MEIRE GROVE GROVERS 1 (5/20/2018)
The Saints defeated their Stearns County League rival the Grovers, backed by a pair of very good pitching performances. Austin Imdieke started on the mound for the Saints, he threw seven innings to earn the win. He scattered four hits, surrendered just one run and he recorded three strikeouts. Ethan Vogt threw the final two innings in relief to earn the save, he gave up one hit and he recorded four strikeouts. Brady Weller went 1-for-3 with a big two run home run and Cody Eichers went 1-for-4 with a big home run. Veteran Aaron Vogt went 1-for-3 with a home run and James Kuefler went 1-for-3 and he scored a run. Evan Wiener and Brandon Roelke both earned walks.
The Grovers’ Matt Imdieke was the starting pitcher, he threw seven innings. He gave up five hits, issued one walk, surrendered four runs and he recorded six strikeouts. Ben Klaphake threw one inning in relief, he issued a pair of walks and he recorded two strikeouts. Brady Birch threw the final inning in relief, he issued one walk and he recorded three strikeouts. Anthony Weller went 1-for-3 with a RBI and Jordan Klaphake went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt. Andrew Weller, Tanner Klaphake and Drake Meyer all went 1-for-4. Tyler Moscho earned a walk, he was hit by a pitch and he scored a run and Jordan Klaphake had a sacrifice bunt and he was hit by a pitch.