The Milbank VFW 16 U Teeners collected two wins in double-header baseball action over Sargent County (ND) on Tuesday, June 30, at Pribyl Park. Milbank won 14-4 and 10-0.
Milbank – 10 vs. Sargent County – 0
Kaden Krause was brilliant on the pitcher’s mound as he threw a no-hitter to lead Milbank to a 10-0 victory over Sargent County in the second game of the double header. Krause allowed zero hits and zero runs in four innings. He struck out nine batters.
Milbank secured the victory with six runs in the second inning. Justus Osborn, Sam Femling, Cole Swenson, Isaac Schulte, and Sage Locke each knocked in runs. Milbank scored 10 runs on seven hits. Osborn and Locke each collected two.
Milbank – 14 vs. Sargent County – 4
Milbank shut down Sargent County early with a final score of 14-4 in the first game of the contest. The Teeners took an early lead at 2-1 in the first inning with the help of a single by Osborn. Sargent County then took the lead at 4-2 after two innings of play, but Milbank came storming back to score 11 runs in the third.
In the third inning: Osborn drew a walk to score one run; Connor Bender singled on a 1-1 count to score two; Steve Ash grounded out to score one run; Kellen Hoeke scored two with his single. Osborn drew another walk to add one more run; Schulte then drew a walk to score one run; Bender also walked, to score one run; and an error plated two more runs for Milbank.
Milbank scored its 14 runs on 12 hits. Schulte, Ash, and Hoeke each had two hits. Osborn got the start on the mound for Milbank. He surrendered four runs on three hits over three innings and struck out four. Swenson came in on relief and allowed one hit and one walk. He struck out two batters.
Complete box scores for both games: