High School Baseball
Max Knutson gave up only four hits as Mounds View shut out Rocori of Cold Spring 8-0 for the Class 3A state championship at Target Field on Monday. Knutson struck out nine Spartan batters and yielded only one base on balls during the seven-inning game. He threw 90 pitches, 60 for strikes. The Mustangs (20-6) tagged three different Rocori pitchers for 14 hits, plus getting four walks.
Joey Hyde pitched a complete game to guide the Kasson-Mantorville Komets to an 8-1 victory over the Perham Yellowjackets in the Class 2A state championship at Target Field on Monday. Hyde scattered five singles over seven innings while striking out five, letting in the lone run in the second. Nine different players had at least one hit for the Komets (25-6)
The stage is set for Monday’s high school baseball state title games at Target Field. But believe it or not, winning a state championship wouldn’t be the most amazing thing BOLD pitcher Logan Sandgren has the chance to accomplish. Talking about a no-hitter might be taboo, but if you’re Logan, thinking about one is pretty much standard. “Everyone wants to throw a no-hitter. It’s like a pitcher’s dream, besides a perfect game,” Sandgren said.
Even in a gymnasium taking ground balls at shortstop, Coon Rapids infielder Logan Shore looks so smooth. He makes it look almost effortless to play the game.
In just a few days, four people have been killed in the Brooklyn Park suburb. Now, police are meeting with residents to talk about the homicides – and offer solutions to the violence.