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Nisswa Lightning pound Cuyuna with 18 hits

The Nisswa Lightning pounded out 18 hits in defeating the Cuyuna Range Miners 13-4 in amateur baseball action on Monday, May 27, in Crosby.

Jason Roepke finished with four hits, including a two-run homer in the first inning, and in six innings.

Luke Schumer finished 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs and two runs scored. Mark Germain was 2-3 with a double and Morgan Shepherd was 2-6.

Nisswa 2, St. Wendel 1

Morgan Shepherd’s run-scoring single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted Nisswa to a 2-1 victory over the visiting St. Wendel Saints on Sunday, May 26.

Jeremiah Piepkorn hit a solo home run in the first for Nisswa. St. Wendel’s Ben Schwanberg tied the game with a ninth-inning solo home run, forcing extra innings.

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