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Oldenburg 11, Rising Sun 3; Twisters win 1A-60 title

Baseball 1A Sectional 60 Recap at Jac-Cen-Del
Monday, May 31

Championship- Oldenburg 11, Rising Sun 3

OA 3  1  0  2  1  4  0 – 11R 10H
RS  0  0  0  0  1  1  1 – 3R 8H

Edited recap from Oldenburg’s Patrick Kolks- Oldenburg Academy captured the 2021 Sectional 60 Championship on Monday by defeating Rising Sun 11-3. The Twisters jumped on the board with three runs in the first as Rising Sun issued five walks. The Twisters added a run in the second, two in the fourth, one in the 5th and four in the sixth.  Shiner single runs were scored in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.

Twister senior pitcher Andrew Oesterling threw 5-2/3 innings giving up two runs (one earned), walking one and striking out seven. Senior Chris Hautman tossed the last 1-1/3 giving up one unearned run, striking out three and walking two.

The win ends an 11-year drought for the Twisters and Head Coach Doug Behlmer.

“All of the hard-work these players have put in this season has paid off,” said Behlmer.  “This is just the first step we needed to accomplish to reach our ultimate goal.”

The Twisters outscored their three sectional opponents 30-3.

The Twisters advance to the Morristown Regional to take on Traders Point Christian. The Knights beat Bethesda Christian 7-6 in the Sectional 58 championship game.

The first game at Morristown will be between Shakamak and Southwestern Shelbyville at 1 am. The Twisters will play around 1 pm.  The regional championship is scheduled for 7 pm.

Rising Sun top performers from MaxPreps:

  • Jimenez 1-4
  • McCarty 1-3 BB
  • Creech 1-4 R
  • Works 1-4 2RBI
  • Knippenberg 2-2 (2B) RBI BB
  • Cole 2-3 (2B) 2R BB

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