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Baseball: Hancock goes 3-2 in four-day stretch

The Hancock Owl baseball team went 3-2 in a four-day stretch to improve to 5-8 on the season. The Owls beat Benson Friday, May 4, lost twice at the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg tournament Saturday, May 5 then swept Hillcrest Monday, May 7.

Hancock next plays a doubleheader against Ashby Thursday, May 10 in Hancock.

Hancock 5, Benson 4

Hancock edged Benson 5-4 Friday, May 4 in Benson.

Peyton Rohloff had a two-run single and also took the win in relief on the hill. He went 1.33 innings and gave up an unearned run while walking one and striking out three. Younger brother Preston Rohloff came in in the final inning to record the save.

HITTING – Hancock: Zach Flaten 1-3 rbi r, Daniel Milander 1-2 r, Peyton Rohloff 1-3 rbi-2, Gideon Joos 1-2… Benson: Jared Knutson 1-4 r, Dan Lenarz 1-4, Aaron Zosel 1-2 r-2, Sam Lundebrek 1-3 rbi-2, Matt Connolly 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Hancock: Kody Berget 3-4-3-2-2-4, Tanner Pahl 1.67-1-0-0-1-3, Rohloff (W) 1.33-0-1-0-1-3, Preston Rohloff (Sv) 0.67-0-0-0-0-2… Benson: Lenarz 7-4-4-4-4-6

KMS 12, Hancock 2

A five-run fifth propelled KMS to a 12-2 win over Hancock in game one of the KMS tournament Saturday, May 5 in Sunburg.

Adam Shaw went 2-or-2 with a run scored and Tanner Pahl had a home run and two RBI in the loss.

Hancoc........200 00-2 3 3

KMS.............331 05-12 12 1

Hitting - Hancock: Adam Shaw 2-2 r, Tanner Pahl 1-2 hr rbi-2 r ... KMS: Caleb Collins 1-3 rbi r-2, Dylan Rudningen 1-2 hr rbi-3 r-3, Regan Carlson 0-2 r, Josh Peterson 2-3 2b rbi-4 r-2, Ryan Torkelson 3-4 2b rbi-3 r, Noah Thorson 0-1 r, Cade Melin 1-1, Brandon Rasmusson 1-3, Weston Gjerde 0-0 rbi, Caleb Heidelberger 1-3, Isaac Call 2-3 2b r-2

Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Hancock: Montana Molden (L) 4-8-7-6-5-5, Devon Schroeder 0.2-4-5-4-0-1 ... KMS: Caleb Collins (W) 5-3-2-2-2-9

RCW 17, Hancock 3

In game two Saturday, Hancock fell to Renville County West 17-3. No other stats were reported from this game.

Hancock 10, Hillcrest 2

Peyton Rohloff struck out seven in the 10-2 win over Hillcrest in the front-end of a doubleheader Monday, May 7 in Fergus Falls.

Kody Berget went 3-for-3 with two RBI and Rohloff added two hits, a RBI and run scored in the winning effort.

HITTING – Hancock: Milander 1-3 2b r, Pahl 1-3 rbi r, Peyton Rohloff 2-4 rbi r, Berget 3-3 rbi-2 r-2, Preston Rohloff 1-4 rbi r, Joos 1-2 rbi-2… Hillcrest: Sam Ihrke 1-3, Hunter Christopherson 1-3 2b, Thomas Zwiers 1-3 2b, Zeke Ihrke 1-2

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Hancock: Peyton Rohloff (W) 6-4-2-1-0-7… Hillcrest: Christopherson 4-3-5-5-4-1, Trevor Antana 2-6-5-4-2-1

Hancock 6, Hillcrest 3

Tanner Pahl struck out 12 to earn the 6-3 win on the hill in game two against Hillcrest Monday afternoon. Pahl gave up three unearned runs on five hits.

Offensively, Peyton Rohloff, Colton Crowell, and Gideon Joos all had two hits apiece.

HITTING – Hancock: Flaten 1-1, Adam Shaw 1-2 rbi r, Pahl 1-3, Peyton Rohloff 2-2 rbi-2 r, Colton Crowell 2-3, Montana Molden 1-3 2b rbi r, Joos 2-2 3b rbi r-2… Hillcrest: Trevor Antana 1-3 r, Nick Foss 2-3 2b-2 rbi, Brent Ferenezy 1-3, Thomas Zwiers 1-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-k) – Hancock: Pahl (W) 6-5-3-0-1-12… Hillcrest: Foss 5-10-6-6-3-2

Brooke Kern

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