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Northwest 2nd Sub-District Playoffs
- Top 2 Teams Advance to Districts
Glencoe – 14
Sleepy Eye – 0
-Glencoe jumped out for 9 runs in the top of the 1st and did not look back and dropped Post 800 into the losers bracket.
-Sleepy Eye’s offense was held at bay as they could only muster 2 hits in the game.
David Suprenant, Lucas Heidersheidt; 1 Hit Each
Sleepy Eye – 12
New Ulm Silver – 8
-Sleepy Eye jumped out to an 8-2 lead after 3 innings, but errors and walks allowed Silver to score 6 runs in the bottom of the 4th to tie the contest.
-Sleepy Eye responded with 2 runs in the 4th, and single runs in the 6th and 7th to put the game away.
-Sleepy Eye pounded out 21 hits with 8 being for extra bases.
John Mangen: 4-5, 2 2B, 2RBI; (W) 3 2/3 IP, 0R, 2H, 1BB, 3SO
Brandon Helget: 2-5, 3B, RBI, 2R
David Suprenant: 2-5, 2 2B, 2R
Lucas Heidersheidt; 2-4, 2RBI
Jon Kopacek: 2-5, 2B, 2R
Matt Berkner: 3-4, 2B, 2RBI, 2R
Carter Krzmarzick: 2-4
Mike Hirsch: 3-4, 2B, 3RBI
Sleepy Eye – 12
Hutchinson #1 – 8
- Sleepy Eye’s bats stayed hot as they jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead after 2 innings.
- Errors allowed Hutchinson back in the game as sloppy defensive play in the bottom of the 3rd contributed to 5 Hutch runs.
- Sleepy Eye was able to respond with a 3 run 6th, and John Mangen came to shut the door for the save in relief of starter Mike Hirsch.
Mike Hirsch: (W) 4 2/3 IP, 7R, 2ER, 5H, 2BB, 4K
John Mangen: (S) 2 1/3 IP, 1R, 2H, 0BB, 2K; 3-5, 2B, 3RBI
Jon Kopacek: 2-5, 2RBI
Sleepy Eye – 4
Glencoe – 3
F 8 Innings
- Sleepy Eye rallied for 2 runs with 2 outs in the 7th to tie the game. John Mangen’s bloop hit scored 2 runs with the bases loaded.
- A Glencoe error in the 8th allowed the game winning run to score as John Mangen came in relief of starter Jon Kopacek to earn his 2nd save of the day.
- The win advanced Sleepy Eye to the Sub-District Championship and also assured their spot in the District Tournament in New Ulm this weekend.
Jon Kopacek: (W) 7IP, 3R, 2ER, 6H, 2BB, 3K
Brandon Helget: 2-5, R
John Mangen: 2-5
Mike Hirsch: 3-3, R
Dassel – 9
Sleepy Eye – 5
- 5 late inning runs by Dassel erased a 5-4 Post 800 lead.
David Suprenant: (L) 6IP, 6R, 3ER, 5H, 4BB, 4K
Brandon Helget: 2-4, 2B, 2R
Lucas Heidersheidt: 2-3, RBI
With the 2nd place finish Sleepy Eye now opens district play as they square off with Shakopee at 10 AM on Thursday at Johnson Park.
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