VFW/Junior Legion Baseball Recap: Willmar Post 1639 holds off Litchfield 7-5 – West Central Tribune

LITCHFIELD – Jordan Ellingson threw three scoreless innings to help Willmar Post 1639 to a 7-5 win over Litchfield in a VFW baseball game on Tuesday night.

Willmar built a 6-2 lead before Litchfield Post 2818 caught up and narrowed the deficit to 6-5.

Then came Ellingson, who had seven strikeouts and no walks. He gave up three hits.

Gavin Evnson led Willmar with 3-for-4, a run and an RBI. Also for Post 1639, Tyler Madsen was 2-for-3 with a home run, a hit by pitch and three RBIs, Aiden Paulson was 2-for-3 with a double, a run, an RBI and two stolen bases and Hudson Sjoberg was 2-for-3 with a hit by pitch and a run.

Jordan Abbott was 3-for-4 with an RBI and Tripp McCAnn was 2-for-4 for Litchfield.

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Hitting – Willmar: Jordan Ellingson 0-2 r rbi bb sf sb, Aiden Paulson 2-3 2b r rbi sb-2, Hudson Sjoberg 2-3 r hbp, Logan Fagerlie 1-4 r, Reese Christianson 1-4 r, Gavin Evenson 3-4 r rbi, Tyler Madsen 2-3 hr r rbi-3 hbp … Litchfield: Tripp McCann 2-4, Beau Schultz 1-2 r-2 bb-2 sb, Alex Medina 1-3 2b r bb, Jordan Abbott 3-4 rbi, Gideon Boerema 0-3 rbi bb sb, Drake Kotzer 1-2 r-2 rbi bb-2 sb-2, Nick Lehar 1-3 hbp, Grant Dengerud 1-4 rbi, Henry Grabow 0-2 rbi sf

Pitching (ip-hr-er-bb-so) – Willmar: Riley Laumer (W) 4-6-3-3-2-5, Evenson 0-1-2-2-4-0, Ellingson (Sv) 3-3-0-0-0-7 … Litchfield: Abbott (L) 5-10-7-7-3-3, Schultz 2-1-0-0-0-3

Jacob O'Halloran went 3-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a stolen base in the BOLD Junior Legion team's win over the Redwood Falls Junior Legion on Bird Island.

Kole Uhlenkamp, ​​Cameron McColley and Carson Hickle each had two hits for BOLD, with Hickle earning the win via a complete five-inning game.

Adam Mohr scored 2 of 3 for Redwood Falls.

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Hitting – Redwood Falls: Isaac Waterson 1-4 r sb-3, Alex Beavers 1-2, Dylan Benson 0-3 r, Adam Mohr 2-3, Derek Anderson 1-2, Elliott Lang 1-2 r sb … BOLD: Nolan Brawlick 1-1 r-3, Kole Uhlenkamp 2-2 r-3 hbp, Bryce Henslin 1-3 r-3 rbi, Tyce Weigel 1-3 r-2 hbp, Jacob O'Halloran 3-3 r-2 rbi-2 sb, Cameron McColley 2-4 r rbi-5 sb-2, Carson Hickle 2-3 rbi-4, Ethan Herdina 0-3 r

Pitching (ip-hr-er-bb-so) – Redwood Falls: Waterson (L) 2-7-9-8-3-1, Mohr 2-7-8-7-4-2 … BOLD: Hickle (W) 5-6-3-0-3-6

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