Legion baseball: Buzz start the summer 3-0
Recap from the Perham Buzz Legion baseball team
OMAHA – The Perham Buzz started its three-game Nebraska road trip with a win.
Perham beat Northeast Taylor 10-3 behind a six-run seventh inning.
Leading 4-2, Chas Melvin ripped a triple to score Austin Aanenson after Jacob McAllister scored on an error. Andrew Smith brought home another run on an RBI single to make it 7-2.
Evan Kovash made it a six-run game with an RBI single before Blaiz Schmidt walked with the bases loaded. Gambel Bye brought home another run on a sacrifice fly to make it 10-2.
Northeast Taylor got a run on a sacrifice fly before Cullen Poole got a ground ball double play to end the game.
Perham scored two runs in the first and fifth innings. Ben Shumansky brought home a run on a fielder’s choice. He scored on a double steal to double the lead.
After Northeast Taylor got a run in the fourth, Aaneson got it back in the top of the fifth with an RBI single. Logan Pulju also singled in a run with two outs.
Evan Kovash threw six innings on the mound. He allowed two earned runs on four hits with three walks. He also struck out four batters.
The Buzz opened the season with a pair of mercy-rule wins over Fergus Falls. The Perham Legion baseball team is 3-0 to start its summer season.
PERHAM 200 020 6 - 10
NORTHWEST TAYLOR 000 110 1 - 3
PERHAM PITCHING- Evan Kovash (WP) 4H, 2R, 2ER, 4K , 3BB; Cullen Poole 1IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 0K, 0BB
PERHAM HITTING- Austen Aanenson 3-4, 2R, RBI; Austin Schmelz 0-1; Chas Melvin 2-4, 2R, RBI, 2B, 3B; Luis Briseno 0-1; Ben Shumansky 1-3, 2R, RBI; Logan Pulju 1-3, R, RBI, BB; Andrew Smith 1-3, R, RBI; Evan Kovash 1-4, RBI; Blaiz Schmidt 1-3, RBI, BB; Gamble Bye 0-3, RBI; Jacob McAllister 2-3, 2R
FERGUS FALLS 000 20X X - 2
PERHAM 1-7 4XX X - 13
PERHAM PITCHING- Chas Melvin 4IP, 3H, 2R, 2ER, 7K, 2BB; Cullen Poole 1IP, OH, OR, OER, 1K, 1BB
PERHAM HITTING- Austen Aanenson 1-2, 3RBI, BB, 2B; Chas Melvin 0-2, 2R, BB; Ben Shumansky 2-2, 3R, BB; Logan Pulju 2-2, 2R, 2RBI, BB; Andrew Smith 0-1, R, RBI, 2BB; Evan Kovash 0-2, 2R, BB; Luis Briseno 0-1, K; Gamble Bye 1-3, R, RBI; Jacob McAllister 0-2, R, BB, 2K
FERGUS FALLS 020 00X X - 2
PERHAM 507 0XX X - 12
PERHAM PITCHING – Logan Pulju (WP) 6H, 2R, 1ER, 3K, 1BB; Evan Kovash 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1K, 2BB
PERHAM HITTING- Austin Aanenson 1-4, R, 2RBI; Chas Melvin 1-3, R; Luis Briseno 0-1, K; Ben Shumansky 2-4, 2R, RBI; Logan Pulju 2 2B, 3-4, 2R, 2RBI; Andrew Smith 3-3, 2R, 2RBI, 2B; Evan Kovash 0-3, 2K; Blaiz Schmidt 2-2, R, 2RBI, BB; Connor Colliton R; Gamble Bye 2B, 2-2, R, RBI, BB; Austin Schmelz R, 3BB;