NISSWA-Aaron Jenkins cracked a first-inning grand slam that gave the Nisswa Lightning all the runs they needed to hand the Fort Ripley Rebels their first loss of the season, 4-2, in a North Division game Friday, June 7.
Jason Roepke pitched six shutout innings in relief for the win. He struck out five, didn't walk a batter and allowed six hits.
Jeremiah Piepkorn finished 2-3 with a double and Tory Miller singled twice for Nisswa.
Brian Skluzacek and Logan Kallis each doubled for Fort Ripley. Kallis, Ethan Branum and Chris Smolke had multiple hits.
Fort Ripley 2 11 1
Nisswa 4 7 1
WP: Jason Roepke. LP: Logan Kallis. 2B: N-Jeremiah Piepkorn; FR-Brian Skluzacek, Kallis. HR: N-Aaron Jenkins.
Royalton 3, Brewers 2
ROYALTON-Mike Poser went 2-3 with a double and drove in both runs for the Pierz Brewers in a 3-2 East Division loss to the Royalton Riverdogs Saturday, June 8.
Cody Kimman also contributed a double for the Brewers.
Brewers 2 6 1
Royalton 3 7 1
WP: Nathan Psyck. LP: Simon Gruber. 2B: Prz-Mike Poser, Cody Kimman; R-Michael Petron, Ethan Walcheski.