Zeutenhorst drives in eight for Rebirds

The Luverne Redbirds registered their first win of the season when they disposed of the Milroy Irish 12-4 at Redbird Field Wednesday.

Codie Zeutenhorst turned in a stunning effort at the plate by registering four hits and driving in eight runs during the contest.

Milroy got off to a good start by scoring three runs in the top of the first inning, but the Redbirds knotted the score in the third with a three-run rally featuring an RBI single by Joey Slieter and a run-scoring double by Zeutenhorst.

The hosts moved in front 5-3 when Phillip Paquette doubled home a run an Zeutenhorst added an RBI single in the fourth inning.

A four-run sixth inning including a three-run double and an RBI ground out by Josh Slieter made it a 9-3 game.

Zeutenhorst capped the scoring for Luverne with a three-run home run in the eighth.

Josh Slieter worked the first six innings on the mound to earn the win. Zane Hiller tossed three innings of one-run relief.

 

Box score                 AB  R  H  BI

Wenninger                3     2   2   0

Jy.Slieter                  2     4   2   1

Paquette                    4     3   2   1

Kor                            0     0   0   0

Zeutenhorst               5     3   4   8

Pick                           2     0   0   0

Skattum                     1     0   0   0

Js.Slieter                  4     0   0   1

Hiller                         1     0   0   0

Fitzer                         3     0   1   0

Dinger                       1     0   0   0

Maurer                      2     0   0   0

Johnson                    2     0   1   0

Sandbulte                  2     0   0   0

Schwagel                  2     0   0   0

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