New Ulm AL Gold tops SE
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.