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Eastview outslugs Rosemount Green, 12-7

Cole Schnichels throws a pitch for Rosemount Green during a recent game in Rosemount. Matthew Steichen / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 2
Rosemount Green second baseman Devin Beck cuts off a ground ball during a recent game. Matthew Steichen / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 2

One big inning put Eastview in control June 27 in its 12-7 Legion baseball victory over Rosemount Green.

Eastview sent 15 batters to the plate in the fourth inning and 11 came around to score, turning a 6-0 deficit into an 11-6 lead for the home team. During the frame, Eastview piled up six singles, four doubles, three bases on balls and a triple.

Rosemount had just scored six runs of its own in the top half of the inning. Connor Kenefick started the rally with a double, Riley Schimmel hit a triple and No. 9 hitter Jacob Brown drove him in with a single. Jake Ratzlaff and Collin Chalmers each finished with two RBI for Rosemount Green.

The teams combined to go through nine pitchers.

Rosemount Green is scheduled to take the field again July 7 at Benilde St. Margaret's for pool play in the 96-team Gopher Classic tournament. Joining Rosemount in pool play will be Chester Birds, Coon Rapids, Stillwater, Omaha Burke No. 2 and Renner.