The Milbank 14U Junior Teeners split games during their double header with Webster VFW Post 4690 on Thursday, June 10. Milbank defeated Webster 10-6 in game one and fell 12-2 in the second game.
In the first game, Milbank jumped on top in the first inning led by a single from Keegin Carlin. Carlin then scored on an RBI triple from Joe Schulte.
Milbank shut down Webster in the bottom of the first, but Webster rallied in the bottom of the second aided by walks and passed balls.
Milbank came back to score five runs in the top of the third sparked by a leadoff single from Mason Meister. Milbank tacked on two more runs in the top of the fourth and sixth for a total of 10. They also cut short Webster’s sixth inning- rally to win the game at 10-6.
Milbank’s offense was led by Carlin who had three hits and two RBIs. He scored three runs. Schulte also knocked in three hits and three RBIs. Josh Pederson, Owen Fischer, Owen Tesch, Jackson Hausauer, Reese Rabe, Nollen Sheely, and Meister accounted for one hit each for Milbank.
Schulte earned the win on the mound. He lasted four innings, allowed only two runs, and recorded eight strikeouts.
In game two, Milbank struggled in the batter’s box. The locals only managed to put up two runs and two hits. Their two runs came in the top of the second inning when Rylen Frerichs and Ryan O’Farrell recorded one-out walks and Pederson scored them both on a double. Milbank’s offense was led by Pederson. He had one hit and two RBIs. Tesch also had one hit, but it wasn’t enough. Milbank was defeated 12-2.
Tesch was credited with the loss. He allowed nine runs and struck out six batters.