Chevys erupt in fourth to beat Lions

Erupting for nine runs in the bottom of the third inning, Concordia Chevrolet/Buick knocked off the Lions 11-1 in Peewee Baseball play Monday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.
The Lions had cut a 2-0 deficit in half with a run in the top of the third inning.
Concordia Chevrolet/Buick scored nine runs on four hits and three walks in the bottom of the third to capture the 10-run win.
In the other games played Monday night, the 16th Street Car Wash got past the American Legion 13-4, and the Knights of Columbus shut out Family Health Mart, 20-0.
Two runs on three hits gave Chevrolet/Buick a 2-0 lead on the Lions in the first inning.
The Lions made it 2-1 with a run in the top of the third inning.
Sending 11 batters to the plate, Chevrolet/Buick pushed across nine runs to end the game because of the 10-run rule.
Paul Rundus pitched all three innings for Chevrolet/Buick.
Wyatt Trost had two hits and scored three runs for Chevrolet/Buick.
Rundus had two hits and scored two runs and Austin Krier had two hits.

16th Street Car Wash 13,
American Legion 4
Putting up nine runs in the first inning, 16th Street Car Wash cruised to the win over the American Legion.
Ivon Owen and Rustyn Kindel had two hits and scored two runs each in that big first inning for 16th Street Car Wash.
The American Legion scored two runs in the bottom of the first.
Each team scored a run in the second inning, and 16th Street Car Wash led 10-3.
16th Street Car Wash then added single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings.
The American Legion scored a run in the bottom of the fifth.
Oakley Champlin pitched the first three innings for 16th Street Car Wash. Kindel finished up.
Robert Trost, Kyler Caspers, Phoenix Vansant and Chance LeDuc pitched for the American Legion.
Champlin had three hits for 16th Street Car Wash.
Kindel had two hits and scored three runs. Owen had two hits and scored two runs. Shelby Giersch had two hits.
Caspers had two hits and scored two runs for the American Legion. LeDuc had two hits.

Knights of Columbus 20,
Family Health Mart 0
The Knights of Columbus rolled to a 20-0 win over Family Health Mart.
Sending 13 batters to the plate, the Knights of Columbus put up eight runs in the first inning.
Drake Revell had a double and triple and scored two runs in the inning.
Jacob Williams had a single and triple.
The Knights of Columbus added two runs in the second inning to make it a 10-0 game.
Pounding out seven hits, the Knights of Columbus scored 10 runs in the top of the third inning.
Nathan Lawrence and Kassidy Leiszler combined on a no-hitter.
Lawrence pitched the first two innings, struck out five and walked two.
Leiszler struck out two in a perfect third inning.
Williams and Revell had three hits and scored three runs each.
Lawrence had three hits and scored two runs.
Josiah Elstrom had two hits and scored three runs.
Leiszler and Eli Steffen had two hits and scored two runs each.

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