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Winner-Colome defeats Redfield in battle of Pheasants

Redfield's Mitch Babcock catches the ball as teammate Jared Kuehn is at the left on Saturday at Cadwell Park. Winner-Colome's Austin Calhoon slides into second base. Photo by Ryan Deal/605 Sports

MITCHELL – The Winner-Colome Pheasants scored eight runs in the second inning on the way to a 16-1 win over the Redfield Pheasants during the opening round of the State B Amateur Baseball Tournament at Cadwell Park on Saturday night.

Winner-Colome pieced together eight of its 17 hits in the second frame, including a two-run double by Derek Graesser and a two-run single by Austin Calhoon.

Drew DeMers later added a two-run single in the sixth for Winner-Colome.

Calhoon finished with four hits, Austin Richey and Luke Bamberg each had three hits, and DeMers added two hits and knocked in three.

Meanwhile, Graesser struck out nine batters in before Patrick Starr fanned four in relief.

Redfield scored its lone run in the sixth inning on a walk, singles by Barrett Wren and Rafael Clemente, and a bases-loaded walk by Drew Dickhaut.

Winner-Colome Pheasants 081 023 2 – 16 17 0

Redfield Pheasants 000 001 0 – 1 3 3

Derek Graesser, Patrick Starr (6) and Chandler Bakely; Tommy Gregg, Christian Boomsma (2) and Kevin Krumm. 2B – Winner-Colome Pheasants, Graesser 2, Austin Richey, Austin Calhoon.

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