Courier sports staff
---- — BELLE PLAINE – Tri-County scattered six hits on Monday, but wasn't able to push enough runs across. The Trojans lost an early 3-1 lead as Belle Plaine scored 13 runs over the final three innings of a 16-5 six-inning South Iowa Cedar League contest on Monday.
Tyler Lally had a double and two hits while Spencer Steinke had a fifth-inning home run. Tyler Striegel, Chase Bryant, Lance Hinschberger and Kaleb Gorsch helped lead Belle Plaine with eight hits and 11 RBI.
Tri-County (5-9, 5-6) is back on the diamond tonight in an SICL matchup at HLV.
Belle Plaine 16, Tri-County 5 (6)
T-C 210 110 — 5 6 2
B.P 103 525 — 16 13 2
Tri-County battery — Nick Watts (L) (4IP, 8H, 9R, 7ER, 5K, 5BB) and Spencer Steinke (2IP, 5H, 7R, 6ER, 2K, 5BB), Trenton Steinke catching.
2B — Tyler Lally.
HR — S. Steinke.
Hits — Lally 2-3, T. Steinke 1-2, Jake Brumbaugh 1-3, Watts 1-3, S. Steinke 1-4.
RBI — Austin Blythe, Brumbaugh, S. Steinke.
Runs — Brumbaugh, Benjamin Edmundson, S. Steinke, T. Steinke, Jacob Weber.