New Ulm AL Gold tops SE

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello New Ulm Legion Gold’s Cole Ranweiler slides into second as Sleepy Eye shortstop Spencer Hoffmann jups to catch the ball Wednesday at Johnson Park in New Ulm.

NEW ULM — New Ulm AL Gold took advantage of two Sleepy Eye errors in the fifth inning to score four unearned runs and went on to top Post 7 6-2 Wednesday at Johnson Park in the last game of the season for New Ulm.

Nolan Drill got the win for New Ulm. The right-hander went 6 1/3 innings and allowed two runs while striking out six. He allowed four hits.

Dallas Bauer took the loss for Sleepy Eye. The left-hander went the distance and allowed six runs — just two of them earned — and fanned two. He scattered four hits.

Cole Ranweiler had a triple for New Ulm.

Jacob Meyer had two hits for Sleepy Eye with Carson Domeier and Jacob Lux each doubling.

Each team scored a run in the third inning.

Sleepy Eye scored when Spencer Hoffmann reached on an infield error. Hoffmann hustled to third on a Jacob Meyer infield single and scored on a Jackson Hurias suicide squeeze bunt.

New Ulm knotted the game in the bottom of the inning when Cole Ranweiler spanked a triple to center field and scored on a passed ball.

New Ulm scored another run in the fourth. Mason Cox was hit by a Bauer pitch with one out in the inning. He took second on a Jace Marotz groundout and scored on a Tony Geiger RBI single.

New Ulm then tacked on four runs in the fifth.

Ranweiler reached on a fielder’s choice and Jackson Bode walked.

Nolan Drill was safe on the first of two Sleepy Eye infield errors to load the bases. Chris Knowles then walked to score Ranweiler.

A second Sleepy Eye infield error scored Bode before Knowles trotted home on a wild pitch.

Sleepy Eye scored a run in the top of the seventh when Jacob Lux rapped a one-out double, ending Drill’s day.

Jackson Bode came in and allowed a run on a New Um infield error.


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