Legion Baseball: Scarlets’ bats heat up – West Central Tribune

BIRD ISLAND — It didn’t take Sacred Heart/MACCRAY’s offense long to warm up in the 90-degree heat.

The Scarlets opened their American Legion baseball game Monday against BOLD with five runs in the top of the first inning. Three more runs came across in both the second and third innings.

Sacred Heart/MACCRAY ended up with a 12-2 victory in five innings.

BOLD third baseman Caleb Weispfennig reaches out for the ball after bobbling it during an American Legion baseball game against Sacred Heart/MACCRAY on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Bird Island.

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An error allowed the Scarlets’ Camden Wohlman to score the game’s first run. Brooks Asche followed up with a two-run single. Tyler Amsden reached home on a wild pitch while Asche plated a run on a Carter Rice single to make it 5-0.

BOLD put up a run of its own in the bottom of the first when a Nic Tayloer sacrifice fly brought in Tate Sheehan.

Sacred Heart/MACCRAY three-run second came courtesy of a Dreyer Homan RBI single and a two-run, two-out Asche single. In the third, Isaac Strommer drove in two on a single while a Homan sac fly scored Wohlman.

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Sacred Heart/MACCRAY’s Camden Wohlman throws his bat toward the dugout after getting hit by a pitch during an American Legion baseball game against BOLD on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Bird Island.

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Asche finished the game 2-for-4 with four RBIs and a run. Strommer finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs, a run and a stolen base. Tyler Froland and Rice each wrapped up the game with two hits.

Homan was 1-for-2 with three RBIs. He also got the complete-game victory, striking out eight while allowing one hit and one walk.

The Mudhens got another run in the bottom of the fourth. With one out, Owen Flann hits a triple to right field, scoring Sam Sigurdson.

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BOLD shortstop Hunter Malvin leaps up to make a catch for an out during an American Legion baseball game against Sacred Heart/MACCRAY on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Bird Island.

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Sacred Heart/MACCRAY 12, BOLD 2

Sacred Heart/MACCRAY 533 01-12 12 0
BOLD 100 10-2 1 5
Hitting – Sacred Heart/MACCRAY: Camden Wohlman 1-3 r-3 hbp, Isaac Strommer 3-4 r rbi-2 sb, Dreyer Homan 1-2 rbi-3 sf-2, Tyler Froland 2-3 r-2 rbi bb, Brooks Asche 2-4 r rbi-4, Carter Rice 2-2 r rbi bb, Isaac Haen 1-3, Eddie Morales 0-1 r-2, Tyler Amsden 0-2 r bb, Joe Heidecker 0-3 r… Bold: Owen Flann 1-2 3b rbi, Tate Sheehan 0-1 r bb, Nic Taylor 0-1 rbi
Pitching (ip-hr-er-bb-so) – Sacred Heart/MACCRAY: Homan (W) 5-1-2-2-1-8 … Bold: Taylor (L) 2-7-8-3-1-1, Sam Sigurdson 1-1-3-2-2-0, Caleb Weispfennig 1-2-0-0-0-1, Flann 1-2-1 -1-0-0

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Sacred Heart/MACCRAY’s Dreyer Homan follows through on a swing during an American Legion baseball game against BOLD on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Bird Island.

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BOLD pitcher Nic Taylor lines up a throw during an American Legion baseball game against Sacred Heart/MACCRAY on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Bird Island.

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