A five run sixth inning by the Sophomore Rangers turned a 2-1 ball game into a 7-1 victory over Cretin. An RBI double by Joe Vacinek got the Rangers on the boA five run sixth inning by the Sophomore Rangers turned a 2-1 ball game into a 7-1 victory over Cretin. An RBI double by Joe Vacinek got the Rangers on the board and tied the game in the fourth inning. An inning later the Rangers took the lead for good on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Grayson Stout. The Rangers tact on five insurance runs in the home half of the sixth. Alex Egle and Kyle Raarup had the big blows of the innings with RBI singles. Brett Gravelle picked up the win on the mound pitching five solid innings for the Rangers.
The win moves the Sophomore Rangers to 14-5 on the season. The Sophomores return to the road on Friday with a trip to Roseville. First pitch is scheduled for 4:15 at the Rosetown Legion Field.
After battling back with four runs in the sixth inning to take a 6-4 lead, the Sophomore Rangers could not hold off a late rally from the Stillwater Ponies. The Ponies scored two in the sixth inning to tie the game and plated one in the seventh for a 7-6 victory. Drew Svendsen provided the big offensive punch for the Rangers with a go ahead three run homer in the top half of the sixth. Tim Yaritz battled through six innings giving up six runs, four of which were earned. Joe Vacinek took the loss going a third of an inning in relief.
The Sophomore Rangers used a big fourth inning and a quality start from Clayton Dahly to pick up a 8-2 road win at Woodbury on Monday afternoon. The Rangers jumped out to a early 2-0 lead in the first inning. After allowing two runs in the bottom half of the second inning Clayton Dahly settled in and went six strong innings for the Rangers. The Rangers pounded out four runs in the fourth inning to a lead they would not relinquish. The Rangers were lead at the plate by Alex Egle and Grayson Stout who each had three hits for the Rangers.