New Ulm Brewers defeat Sleepy Eye in Tomahawk East play

NEW ULM — Brody Peterson’s bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Cole Ranweiler from third and gave the New Ulm Brewers a 3-2 win over Sleepy Eye Sunday night in Tomahawk East League play.

Adam Slander, who pitched the top of the 10th inning for the Brewers, got the win.

Mitch Bockenstedt went the first nine innings for the Brewers, now 13-1. Bockenstedt fanned 13 Indians’ batters in the game. He allowed four hits

Kyle Domeier took the loss for Sleepy Eye in relief of starter Luke Mielke. Mielke went 8 1/3 innings and scattered six hits. He struck out eight.

With the win, the Brewers are now alone in first place in the Tomahawk East League as Hanska upset Springfield 4-3 earlier in the day.

Sleepy Eye, now 5-9, took a 2-0 lead in the top of the seventh inning. Matt Sellner collected a two-out single to right field. Kyle Domeier followed with a base hit before Nathan Schroepfer singled in Sellner. A double steal made it 2-0.

The Brewers would tie the game in the bottom of the ninth when Braden Zimmerman led off with a walk. He took second on a wild pitch and went to third on a Josh Seidl groundout.

Judd Davis’s single plated Zimmerman.

A Wade French single then tied the game.

New Ulm would set up their game-winning rally in the bottom of the 10th inning on two Sleepy Eye infield errors, a sacrifice bunt, a walk to Seidl and Peterson’s base hit on a 1-2 offering from Domeier.


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