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BEA falls to St. Peter, Worthington teams

By Staff | Apr 24, 2016

Buccaneer Alan Davids slides around the tag attempt by the catcher in a recent BEA baseball game.

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer baseball team ran into a tough pitcher last Tuesday night when they traveled to St. Peter for a game against the Saints.

The Bucs managed just four hits and two runs in their 9-2 loss to the Saints.

St. Peter scored a run in the first inning, but BEA came back with two runs in the second to take a 2-1 lead.

But, while the Bucs could not score again, the Saints got five runs in the third, another in the fourth and two more in the sixth.

Logan Jahnke pitched four innings and gave up seven runs, four of them earned, on six hits. He had four strikeouts and walked four batters.

Kaylan Legred came in for two innings and gave up two runs, both earned, on two three hits. He struck out four and issued no walks.

BEA’s two runs were both earned. They struck out seven times and walked twice.

Legred led the way at the plate, going 2 for 3 with a double. Jahnke was 1 for 3 with a double as well.

Jesus Quintero had the Bucs other hit, going 1 for 2 at the plate. He scored one of BEA’s runs, while Kolt Gorg scored the other, after having reached first base after being hit by a pitch.

The Buccaneers were scheduled to play a home game last Thursday night against the Fairmont Cardinals, but the game was suspended due to heaby rains. No rescheduled date was known before this issue went to press.

This week the Buccaneers will travel to ML-GHEC on Monday, host Waseca on Tuesday and head to New Ulm on Friday.

Worthington 17, BEA 10

It was a slugfest when the Blue Earth Area Buccaneer baseball team hosted the Worthington Trojans in Blue Earth on Friday night, April 15.

But, the local boys came up short and lost to the visitors by a score of 17-10.

BEA trailed 3-2 after the first inning and neither team scored in the second. Both teams then scored three runs in the third and the Bucs trailed 6-5.

In the fourth inning, Worthington scored three more runs, but BEA brought in five and took a 10-9 lead.

It was short-lived. While the Bucs could not come up with another run in the last three innings, the Trojans scored four in the fifth, three in the sixth and one more in the seventh for their 17 total.

Allan Davids was 2 for 3 at the plate with two RBI. Michael Mack was also 2 for 3 with both hits doubles. he also had an RBI.

Zac Schonrock was 2 for 4 and had two RBI. One of his hits was a double.

Logan Jahnke was 1 for 3 with two RBI and Chris Sanders was 1 for 4 with two RBI.

Jahnke, Davids, Collin Bell, Cole Hendrickson and Schonrock all pitched for the Bucs. Bell took the loss.