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Orfordville’s Lange one-hits Evansville

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Gazette staff
May 16, 2011

Joel Lange was dialed in Sunday afternoon.


The lefthander one-hit Evansville to lead the Orfordville Orioles to a 4-0 win over the Jays in a Home Talent League game in the West Division of the Southeast Section.


Lange struck out 13 and did not allow a hit until the sixth.


Orfordville (1-2) gave Lange all the support he needed with a run in the bottom of the first inning. Joe Cox and Trevor Wallace executed a double steal with Cox scoring from third when Evansville attempted to throw Wallace out at second.


Lange added a two-run single for Orfordville in the sixth.


-- Albion 6, McFarland 5—The visiting Tigers scored an unearned run in the top of the eighth in rallying for the win in a Southeast Section West Division game.


McFarland led 4-1 early before Albion (2-1) fought back. Trevor Kinnett, who was 2-for-2 with two sacrifice bunts,


hit a two-run homer in the fourth for Albion to cut the lead to 4-3.


Ethan Vaade, who had three hits and three RBIs for Albion, put the Tigers ahead


5-4 with a run-scoring single in the seventh. McFarland


(1-2) tied the game in the seventh, but Albion took the lead for good in the eighth. With Jim Eastman on second, Kinnett’s sacrifice bunt was thrown away trying to get Eastman at third, and he was able to score on the play.


Matt Buhrow threw the first seven innings for Albion and earned the win. Josh Eastman threw two scoreless innings to pick up the save.


-- Fort Atkinson 10, Deerfield 0—Dan Dean threw a complete-game three-hitter and struck out six to lead the Generals (3-0) to the East Division win.


Chris Koepke doubled, singled and drove in two runs for Fort Atkinson.


-- Whitewater 7, Cambridge 4—Jason Kollwelter pitched seven innings to earn the win, and Greg Riddell drove in two runs for Whitewater.


Rory Kolo worked the last two innings for Whitewater to pick up the save, and added two hits, including a double.


Cambridge stranded 18 base-runners and left the bases loaded in the eighth and ninth innings.


-- Jefferson 4, Lake Mills 0—Lefthander Tom Klug threw his second shutout of the season, allowing only two hits in the East Division of the Southeast Section.


Jefferson (3-0) remained tied with Fort Atkinson for first place.



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