PREP BASEBALL: Knowles leads Greyhounds in win
N.U. Cathedral 10, C/CM 0 (5)
COMFREY – Gabe Knowles struck out nine batters over four innings and hit a solo home run to lead New Ulm Cathedral to a 10-0 win against Comfrey/Cedar Mountain in five innings.
Knowles allowed only three hits in four shutout innings and added a pair of hits at the plate. James Herzog had a pair of hits and two RBIs, while Nathan Palmer and Russ Hoffman also drove in two runs.
Mitch Tremi took the loss for the Rockets. Tremi went all five, allowing 10 runs and striking out a pair. Andrew Richter, Zach Stamp and Tremi each had the three hits for C/CM.
GFW 10, Sleepy Eye 4
SLEEPY EYE – Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop beat Sleepy Eye on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference baseball game.
Tanner Buettern was the winning pitcher for GFW, going 6 2/3 innings striking out six, walking three, giving up five hits and four earned runs.
Sam Hirschdeck took the loss, going 2 1/3 innings. He struck out four batters, walked one, gave up six hits and eight runs with five earned.
Zack Black went 1-for-4 for GFW. He also had a three-run home run. Alex Howe was 2-for-4 with two triples and three RBIs.
Matt Berkner went 2-for-4 for Sleepy Eye with a home run, a double and two RBIs. Dylan Klein was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs.
Sleepy Eye (0-2) will host Redwood Valley on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in a nonconference game. GFW will play Minnesota Valley Lutheran at 5 p.m. on Monday at Mueller Park in New Ulm.
Springfield 14, BLHS 4 (6)
SPRINGFIELD – Springfield defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 14-4 in six innings on Thursday.
Carter Erickson was the winning pitcher for the Tigers (3-0, 3-0 Tomahawk), striking out three batters while neglecting to allow a hit in three innings of work.
Jacob Vanderwerf went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two doubles for the Tigers, while Sam Baier also added a double.
Josh Swenson was the losing pitcher for the Mustangs (0-2, 0-2), but his stats were not made available.