Southland baseball team sweeps Rushford-Peterson

Published 11:56 pm Thursday, April 25, 2013

RUSHFORD — The Southland baseball team opened it season strong as it swept a doubleheader from Rushford-Peterson by scores of 20-1 and 5-1 on the road Thursday.

Decker Bendtsen went 4-for-6 with six RBIs on the day.

Luke Anderson struck out 10 and allowed two hits in one win for Southland (2-0 overall, 2-0 Three Rivers) and Taylar Schwartz struck out 11 and allowed six hits in the other win.

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Southland 20, RP 1

Southland pitching: Luke Anderson (W), 5 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 ER, 10 K

Southland hitting: Taylar Schwartz, 0-for-1, 4 R, SB, 4 BBs; Ike Kloeckner, 2-for-3, 2 RBIs, 3 R, 3 BBs; Luke Anderson, 3-for-4, 3 RBIs, 2 R; Decker Bendtsen, 3-for-4, 2 doubles, 5 RBIs, 3 R, BB; Nick Schmitz, 1-for-4, double, R, BB; Mike Goergen, 2-for-4, 2 RBIs, 2 R, SB; Josh Anderson, 3-for-4, triple, 3 RBIs, 2 R; Sam Klaehn, 0-for-1, R, 2 BBs; Trent Reinartz, 2-for-3, double, 4 RBIs, 2 R, BB

Southland 5, RP 1

Southland pitching: Schwartz (W), 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 11 K

Southland hitting: Schwartz, 1-for-3, double; Kloeckner, 1-for-2, RBI, R; Luke Anderson, 2-for-3, RBI, 2 R; Bendtsen, 1-for-2, RBI, R; Schmitz, 2 RBIs, BB; Josh Anderson, 1-for-2; Reinartz, 2-for-2