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Montevideo American-News
  • Montevideo Legion team notches three straight victories

  • The Montevideo Amer­ican Legion baseball team picked up three victories the past week.


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  • The Montevideo Amer­ican Legion baseball team picked up three victories the past week.
    Colton Vien pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts as Post 59 defeated Kerkhoven 4-1 last Wednesday at Kerkhoven.
    The lone run off Vien, who walked just one batter, was unearned.
    Post 59 beat Prinsburg 15-5 in five innings here Friday.
    Tanner Lindemann led Montevideo’s 16-hit attack by going 4-for-4 with four RBI. Jake Bednar was also 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI.  Austin Hoehne and Kyle TeBeest had two hits each.
    Linde­mann and Jordan Thomp­son combined on the shutout, with Thomp­son getting credit for the win. Lindemann  struck out five over the first 3 1/3 innings.
    Vien was on the mound again as Montevideo topped Yellow Medicine East 3-0 Monday at Granite Falls.
    Vien pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts, while issuing just one walk. Aaron Zieske pitched well for Granite Falls, scattering eight hits.
    Brett Bergeson hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. Also driving in runs for Montevideo were Joe Bednar and Linde­mann. Bednar, Bergeson and Vien had two hits each.
    Montevideo’s next game will be Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Cottonwood. Mon­te­video will host Willmar next Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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