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Cardinals score 12 in first inning
Monroe falls to Big Foot, NG blanks MA
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BRODHEAD — The Cardinals celebrated Senior Day in a big way with an 18-8 mercy-rule win over Parkview on May 20. Brodhead-Juda sent 18 batters to the plate in the first inning, leading to 12 runs.

Ryan Searls, Clayton Elliott, Sam Sears and Brady Malkow played key offensive roles going a combined 10-for-16 with two doubles, a home run, seven runs scored and 12 RBIs. Parker Vanderpahl picked up the win, giving up two earned runs on six hits in four innings’ work. He struck out four and walked two. Sam Searls pitched two innings of relief, giving up one unearned run on two hits. He struck out three and walked one.


MONROE — The Cheesemakers grabbed an early lead but gave up back-to-back innings with crooked numbers resulting in a RVC loss on May 20.

Keegan Dahmen tallied the lone RBI, scoring Ashton Hale. Cam Newcomer lined a double — the only extra-base hit for Monroe. Dahmen suffered the loss, giving up four runs on four hits. He struck out seven and walked one.


NEW GLARUS — Clean defense and 10 hits led to a Glarner Knight victory over the Ponies May 20. Conversely, Monticello-Albany had just three hits and committed four errors.

Nolan Julseth, Landon Stelter and Leyton Mihlbauer had big days at the plate, going a combined 5-for-9 with four runs scored and five RBIs.

The Glarner Knights used a four-man pitching staff in the win, with Patrick Alt earning the decision. He threw two innings of one-hit ball, striking out three. 

Leon Parker, Nate Stokstad, and Aidan Brewer tallied hits for Monticello-Albany. Tyler Constantini was the only other batter to reach base on a hit by pitch, as the Glarner Knight staff didn’t give any free passes.

The Ponies employed a similar pitching strategy, using five arms. Cody Pryce suffered the loss, giving up two earned runs on four hits. He struck out one and walked one.

In other local baseball, Shullsburg-Benton pulled out a 5-4 win over Argyle-Black Hawk May 21. Pecatonica’s game at Waterloo May 21 was suspended due to inclement weather. The Vikings and Pirates were tied 2-2.