MONTICELLO - New Ulm VFW Gold went 3-1 and was the consolation champions over the weekend at the Monticello tournament.
Gold lost to Forest Lake 3-0 in the first game. Andrew Stewart took the loss, giving up four hits.
In the second game, New Ulm defeated St. Cloud 8-0. Gabe Knowles went the distance for the win and Alex Stark was 3-for-4. Luke Irmiter was 2-for-3 with a three-run home run.
New Ulm then beat Monticello 3-2. Jarin Spence pitched the first six innings and Bailey Batt earned the win as New Ulm scored three times in the seventh inning.
Stark and Spence each had an RBI and Irmiter added a game-winning RBI. Knowles also went 3-for-4.
New Ulm defeated Totino-Grace in the final game 5-1. Collin Helget pitched six innings and allowed a run. Knowles was 2-for-4 and Helget was 2-for-3. Nick Vogel was 1-for-2.
New Ulm (8-3) plays Blue Earth Wednesday in Winnebago.