VFW Baseball: Little Falls shuts out Pierz twice
By PATRICK SLACK
Nick Anderson and Ben Witt each fired three-hit shutouts to lead the Little Falls VFW baseball team to a doubleheader sweep at Pierz, Tuesday.
In the opener, Little Falls staked Anderson to an early lead and kept adding on en route to a 10-0 victory.
Witt went 3-for-3 with three RBIs in the game, Michael Fregin went 2-for-3 and knocked in a run and Gabe Ploof drove in three.
Kyle Boser, Thomas Bell and Alec Zack also had hits for Little Falls.
Jack Gruber, Chris Ortman and Beau Winscher each singled for Pierz.
After two scoreless innings in the second game, Little Falls strung together five hits in a row to produce five runs and seize control of the game on its way to a 9-0 shutout win.
Kyle Kabanuk, John Lukasavitz and Witt each had multi-hit games for the Flyers, with Lukasavitz and Witt scoring twice.
Hunter Kleinschmidt doubled and drove in three runs, while Jeremy Klein, Austin Fenske, Brady
Muncy and Bell added singles.
Witt struck out eight batters in recording the shutout.
Nate Athman and Noah Boser each drilled doubles to lead Pierz and Chris Ortman had a single.
Little Falls 10 9 1
Pierz 0 3 3
Little Falls—Ben Witt: 3-3, 3-RBI; Michael Fregin: 2-3; Gabe Ploof: 1-2, 3-RBI; Thomas Bell: H; Kyle Boser: H; Alec Zack: H; WP-Nick Anderson: 5-IP, 0-R, 3-H, 0-BB, 4-K.
Pierz—Jack Gruber: 1-2; Chris Ortman: 1-2; Beau Winscher: 1-2; Mac Gruber: 4-IP, 3-K.
Little Falls 9 11 0
Pierz 0 3 1
Little Falls—John Lukasavitz: 2-2, 2-RBI, 2-R; Ben Witt: 2-3, 2-R; Kyle Kabanuk: 2-3; Hunter Kleinschmidt: 1-3, 2B, 3-RBI; Thomas Bell: 1-2; Jeremy Klein: 1-2; Austin Fenske: 1-3; Brady Muncy: 1-3; WP-Witt: 5-IP, 0-R, 3-H, 0-BB, 8-K.
Pierz—Nate Athman: 1-2, 2B; Noah Boser: 1-2, 2B; Chris Ortman: 1-2.