The Wahpeton Senior Babe Ruth baseball season came to an end Saturday with a 12-1 loss at home to Casselton in a Class A East Division play-in game.
Casselton scored 5 runs over the first 2 innings for a 5-0 lead, then added 6 runs in the fifth inning to end the game by the 10-run mercy rule.
Wahpeton finished with 2 hits, singles by Sawyer Malme and Nick Thompson, Isaac Getz was charged with the loss.
Wahpeton ends its season at 17-22.
Breckenridge falls to Parkers Prairie
Parkers Prairie took an early lead and held off Breckenridge 6-4 in a Minnesota Lakes Conference game on Friday.
Jake Wendorff had a 2-run single in the second inning and Collin Roberts drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth to pull Breckenridge within 5-4.
Each team had only 4 hits in the game.
Tyson Piechowski, the second of 3 pitchers for Breckenridge, took the loss.
Breckenridge is now 8-7 on the season.
District 7 tournament starts today
The N.D. District 7 Independent League postseason tournament begins today in LaMoure with four games.
No. 3 seed Hankinson-Fairmount-Lidgerwood starts the tournament against No. 6 seed Linton-Wishek at 10 a.m. No. 4 seed Enderlin plays No 5 seed Lisbon at 1 p.m. The top seeds in the tournament are LaMoure and Oakes.
A reminder that all Hankinson-Fairmount-Lidgerwood games can be heard on KBMW beginning with this morning’s game at 9:45 a.m.
Twins rout White Sox to take 2 of 3 to open season
Jake Cave hit a grand slam, Nelson Cruz homered twice and Kenta Maeda (Ma-hay-da) was strong in his Minnesota debut, helping the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 14-2 on Sunday.
The Twins took 2 of 3 games for the White Sox to open the season.
Cruz added two doubles and drove in seven runs for the reigning AL Central champion Twins.
Maeda (1-0), a Japanese right-hander who was traded in February from the Los Angeles Dodgers, allowed two runs and struck out six in five innings.