Laufer pitches Hettinger into title gameBISMARCK — Pitcher Ben Laufer gave up just four hits and put the Hettinger baseball team just one win away from the Class B state tournament.
BISMARCK — Pitcher Ben Laufer gave up just four hits and put the Hettinger baseball team just one win away from the Class B state tournament.
The Black Devils scored runs in the second and third innings to get past Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton 2-1 on Tuesday in the Region 8 tournament semifinals.
Chad Mosbrucker and Caleb Larson each went 2-for-3 for Hettinger.
Sam Goos had an RBI single in the second for the Cardinals.
Hettinger plays for the title at 4:30 p.m. today against the winner of a loser-out game between WWCS and Shiloh Christian.
Hettinger 2, Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton 1
WWCS 010 000 0 — 1 4 2
Hettinger 011 000 x — 2 7 1
Evan Eberle and Wendlion Berger; Ben Laufer and Caleb Larson. W–Laufer. L–Eberle. HR–None.
Highlights: WWCS, Sam Goos hit, RBI. H, Larson 2-for-3; Chad Mosbrucker 2-for-3.