LEAGUE IS NEARING THE END
The Richardson Pioneer Men’s Fastball League Playoff Tournament set for Saturday June 25th in Wadena. The playoff tournament is a 6-team double knockout starting at 9:00 AM. The A vs B final is set for 4:00 with the last game set for 6:00 if necessary (if B side winners beat A side winners).
Wynyard is visiting Fishing Lake June 22 to face the Fishing Lake Mariners at 7:00 and the Fishing Lake Cubs at 9:00. The Wadena Wildcats visit Fishing Lake to face the Cubs Thursday at 7:00.
Tuesday June 21st in Wynyard SK, the Wynyard Blues kept their undefeated season alive against the Rosebud Royals. The Blues jumped out to a big lead with 6 in the first and 3 in the second. The Royals battled back bringing the game to 10-9 through 5 and a half. In the end the Blues took game with a final score 13-9. The Blues pitched by committee with Josh Jordan, Brent Pitzel and Mike Jordan pitching with Pitzle getting the win. The Royals sent Lucas Ochitwa to the mount for the complete game.
Monday June 20th in Foam Lake, The Royals Brady Linnen hit a lead off home run but the Merchants answered back and jumped out to an early lead and held it against the Royals. Winning pitcher was Kevin Garinger with Ryan Junop coming in for the 6th. The Royals send James Holowaty and Greg Tokarchuk to the mount. The Merchants Kevin Garinger, and Greg Beaudoin hit home runs with Mark Meldrum hitting a Grand Slam. Logan Kristjanson went 4 for 4, Korby Koshman went 3 for 3 and Brady Linnen was a triple shy of the cycle going 4 for 4. Final score was 22-11
Monday June 20th Fishing Lake Cubs vs Fishing Lake Mariners. Final score 13-8 Mariners. Winning pitcher Dusty Keshane, with Corbitt Sabit pitching for the Cubs. Cameron Nataucappo for the Mariners and the Cubs Kelly Kayseas hit home runs.
PICTURED: Brady Linnen at bat in Foam Lake June 20th against Ryan Junop