Area Legion baseball roundup: Platte-Geddes shuts out Menno/Scotland, 12-0

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Jul. 14—MENNO — Platte-Geddes scored eight runs in the fifth to take down Menno/Scotland 12-0 on Tuesday in Legion baseball action.

Nate Whalen, Myles Kott and Jackson Olsen had two hits each for Platte-Geddes. Landon Schulte, Kelby VanDerWerff, Drayton Priebe, Jackson Neuman and Dawson Hoffman chipped in with one hit each. Olsen led the team in RBIs with three. Kott pitched five innings for Platte-Geddes. He struck out six batters and allowed one hit.

Ajay Herrboldt had the one lone hit for Menno. Jacob Schott took the loss as he pitched 4 1/3 innings, allowed nine hits and 11 runs, but struck out two.

Platte-Geddes (6-4) plays Winner/Colome at Gregory on Thursday. Menno/Scotland (1-12) plays at Beresford on Friday.

Alexandria 9, Mount Vernon 3

MOUNT VERNON — Alexandria had nine hits in a Legion baseball win on Tuesday.

Casey Haynes, Bodie Burnham and Kade Waldera all had two hits apiece for Alexandria, while Jake Doyle, Chase Arend and Hunter Robinson had one hit each. Burnham led the team in RBIs with three. Haynes, Arend, Waldera and Hayden Bahmuller chipped with one RBI each.

Waldera picked up the win for Alexandria pitching 4 2/3 innings. He allowed four hits and three runs, but struck out two. Jayden Kayser pitched 2 1/3 innings and struck out two batters.

Yankton 2, Tabor 1

YANKTON — Yankton's five hits lead them to a Legion baseball win on Tuesday.

Tabor managed not to commit an error, but finished with one hit and one RBI as a team. Nolan Carda went 1 of 3 and Riley Rothschadl went 0 of 2, but had the ground out RBI at the top of the fourth inning.

Carter Uecker took the loss in this one pitching 2 2/3 innings. He allowed one hit, one run and struck out one batter. Trent Herrboldt pitched four innings for Tabor, allowing four hits, one run and also struck out one batter.

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