Indians clinch 13-60 League Championship

By: 
Jay Schneider, lrlife@frontiernet.net

Two Waterville Indian pitchers limited Blue Earth to two runs in a 6-2 win for the Indians in 13-60 League action Wednesday, June 29 at Blue Earth.

The victory, the 12th in the past 13 games, all but secures the 13-60 League title for the Indians, who have not lost in League play in 12 games. Minnesota Lake, the team closest to them in the standings, is 10-1 and the Indians defeated the Royals last week.

Tommy Gannon and Bladyn Bartelt allowed two runs in eight hits. They struck out five and walked three. Gannon allowed a solo home run in the first inning and Bartelt gave up an eighth inning run without allowing a hit.

Waterville collected 15 hits, with every starter except one reaching base by a hit. Ben Boran walked, was hit by a pitch, and scored two of the six Indian runs.

Bartelt led the offense with two hits, a run scored, and an RBI.

Gannon had two hits, including a double.

Nolan Grose had two hits and knocked in three runs.

Dalton Grose, Luke Seller, and Nolan Wetzel each added two hits.

The Indians will take off much of the next week before they compete in the Jordan Brewers Tournament Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10. Waterville opens with a game Friday night at 6 p.m. against Red Wing. The Saturday and Sunday games depending on how they do in the Friday night contest.

13-60 League Standings

Waterville ....................................................12-0

Minnesota Lake ...........................................10-1

Morristown ....................................................8-4

Blue Earth......................................................6-4

Wells..............................................................6-5

Waseca...........................................................4-7

Janesville .......................................................3-7

Cleveland.......................................................2-8

Eagle Lake.....................................................1-7

Lake Crystal ................................................1-10

Category:

Publication:

Suel Printing Company

Copyright © Suel Printing Company
All Rights Reserved
200 Main St E
New Prague, MN 56071

Phone: 952-758-4435
Fax: 952-758-4135

Latest articles

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 1:30pm
Tue, 11/29/2022 - 9:11am
Tue, 11/29/2022 - 9:06am
Tue, 11/29/2022 - 9:01am

If you would like to receive a FREE digital edition with a paid print subscription please call 952-758-4435.