Howards Grove dominated an early season showdown in the East Shore Baseball League to move to 2-0. Here are last weekend’s game recaps:
HOWARDS GROVE 9 CLEVELAND 1
Austin Edge allowed just four hits over seven innings to lead the Riverdogs. Ashton Holzman and Cole Reinemann homered for HG with Reinemann having three hits. Billy McConnel took the loss for the Wildcats.
JOHNSBURG 10 CHILTON 2
Corbin Thompson had another solid outing as Johnsburg moved to 2-0. Carter Voelker banged out four hits while brothers Charlie and Teddy Schnell added three hits to the box score. Teddy Schnell had a double.
Michael Kolbe led Chilton with three hits with Scott Jensen and Cole Woelfel added two hits. Alec Lemke was tagged with the loss.
FOREST 8 ST. CLOUD 5
At St. Cloud, Forest bounced back from an opening week loss to post a win as Austin Narges homered and had two hits while Kevin Seibel also had two hits to back up winning pitcher Koy Walsh. For St. Cloud, Chris Greuel homered, Ryan Steffes tripled, Noah Boehnlein and Mitchel Waechter had two hits each. The loss went to Josh Ditter.
MARYTOWN 8 MT. CALVARY 6
After being shutout at St. Peter, Marytown found its offense this week as Brad Schroeder had three hits while Erik Hansen and Randy Smith had two hits. Schroeder earned the win with Carson Heus coming on for the save. Josh Burg had three hits for MC with Kaine Mertens collecting two hits. The loss went to Logan Bechler.
St. Peter had a bye.
It’s a doubleheader weekend in the ESL.
On Saturday, Howards Grove and Marytown will play at the Johnsburg diamond. Chilton visits Dotyville to take on Forest, while Cleveland is at Mount Calvary and St. Peter hosts St. Cloud with Johnsburg having the day off. All these games are at 12:30 pm.
Sunday finds Mount Calvary at Johnsburg, St. Peter at Chilton and Howards Grove at St. Cloud in 12:30 games while at 1 pm, Cleveland hosts Forest.
EAST SHORE LEAGUE STANDINGS