Kontz Hurls Gem as A's Spilt Doubleheader


Jordon KontzNate Hoeft


Jordon Kontz (4-3) threw a brilliant two hit shutout on Sunday night as the A's salvaged a split with the Granite Falls Kilowatts in a Corn Belt League doubleheader.

Kontz struck out 8 and walked just one batter. He lowered his season ERA to 1.62.

Nate Hoeft had a season high four hits out of his leadoff spot. He also scored four times.

Alex Thompson had a nice game as well, pounding out three hits and a pair of RBIs.

The win improves the A's to 3-7 in the Corn Belt League.

The A's will host Raymond on Friday night at 7:30 pm and then close out the regular season with a game against Willmar at Legion Field on Sunday.

Region 4C playoffs begin on Saturday, July 28 in Atwater and Spicer.

MARSHALL A'S (8) AT GRANITE FALLS KILOWATTS (0)

MARSHALL A'S         AB  R  H BI  GRANITE FALLS KILOWA AB  R  H BI
Nate Hoeft            5  4  4  0  Zac Enevoldsen        4  0  0  0  
Jordon Kontz          1  1  0  0  Jordan Odegard        1  0  0  0  
Ryan VanMoer          4  0  0  1   Kyle TeBeest         2  0  0  0  
Jon Ellis             3  0  1  1  Cam Vien              4  0  0  0  
Mason Penske          5  0  1  1  Craig Listul          2  0  0  0  
Jake Hess             5  0  1  1   Tyler Blue           1  0  0  0  
Barry Meyer           3  1  0  0  Markus Kranz          1  0  1  0  
Logan Tomasek         3  1  1  0   Austin Vikander      2  0  0  0  
 Nick Klaith          2  0  0  0  Lucas Kruse           2  0  0  0  
Alex Thompson         5  1  3  2   King Richter         1  0  0  0  
                                  Adam Brewers          1  0  0  0  
                                   Cole Richter         2  0  0  0  
                                  Austin Friese         3  0  0  0  
                                  Brandon Grund         3  0  1  0  
TOTALS               36  8 11  6  TOTALS               29  0  2  0

MARSHALL A'S                  221 110 010 -- 8  
GRANITE FALLS KILOWATTS       000 000 000 -- 0  

LOB--MARSHALL A'S 10, GRANITE FALLS KILOWATTS 3.
ERR--Brandon Grund, Austin Friese. 2B--Logan Tomasek.
HBP--Barry Meyer. SACB--Jordon Kontz, Ryan VanMoer. SB--Nate
Hoeft (2), Barry Meyer.

 MARSHALL A'S                    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Jordon Kontz (W)               9.00    2    0    0    1    8    0
 GRANITE FALLS KILOWATTS    
Chase Richter (L)              3.00    7    6    4    4    3    0
Cam Vien                       6.00    4    2    1    2    0    0

PB--Nick Macchio, Austin Friese (4). SO--Ryan VanMoer, Logan
Tomasek, Barry Meyer, Kyle TeBeest, Cole Richter, Lucas
Kruse, Adam Brewers, Jordan Odegard, Austin Vikander, King
Richter, Tyler Blue. BB--Jordon Kontz (3), Jon Ellis (2),
Barry Meyer, Jordan Odegard.


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