K-Heart Sports – 07/17/23

MINOT, ND – The Minot Vistas scored twice in the 8th inning and defeated Duluth 5-3 as they finished play at the Detroit Lakes Tournament in Minnesota. It was a good weekend for the Vistas as they recorded a 3-1 record at the tournament. Their only loss came in their opening game on Friday against Anoko MN 8-3. Minot bounced back to defeat Hillsboro-Central Valley 12-2. On Saturday, the Vistas defeated West St. Paul MN 12-2. Minot returns to conference play on Wednesday in Bismarck against the Governors.
MINOT, ND – After getting their first win in the Dakota Dustup rivalry, 19-13, at home on Saturday the Minot Hot Tots completed the sweep of Bismarck with a 9-6 win on Sunday in Bismarck. Gage Yost gets the win for Minot pitching 5 innings and allowing 2 earned runs on 6 hits with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. Murphy Bostick takes the loss for the Larks pitching 5 innings and giving up 7 runs (6 earned) on 6 hits with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. The Hot Tots are off today and then begin a two-game home series hosting St. Cloud on Tuesday.
MINOT, ND – The 2023 North Dakota Junior Olympics Girls Fastpitch State Tournament finished on Sunday here in Minot.
10 & Under – Class C Championship
Bottineau Crush def. Williston Boom, 6-3
10 & Under Class B Championship
Diamond Academy def. Jamestown Outlaws (Blue), 15-13
12 & Under Class C Championship
Hillsboro 12U def. Dickinson Diamond 12U Orange, 15-12
12 & Under Class B Championship
Dickinson Diamonds 12U White def. West Fargo United 12U, 17-0
14 & Under Class C Championship
Jamestown Outlaws def. West Fargo United 14U, 8-2
14 & Under Class B Championship
Diamond Academy def. Minot Storm 14U Blue, 8-0
16 & Under Class B Championship
Diamond Academy def Dickinson Diamonds 16U, 8-1
18 & Under Class C Championship
Baseload Power def. May-Port-CG Patriots, 8-5
18 & Under Class B Championship
River City Wolfpack def. West Fargo United 18U, 6-5
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alex Kirilloff homered in the fifth inning and hit a three-run double in the seventh, rallying the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics and a series sweep Sunday. Christian Vázquez also connected for the Twins, who hadn’t won three straight in Oakland since July 1997. Jordan Diaz homered and drove in two runs for the last-place A’s. Losers of seven straight, Oakland (25-70) has been swept 13 times this season. Jorge López (3-2) retired four batters for the win. Jhoan Duran earned his 15th save, getting Tony Kemp to line out to center field for the final out with the potential tying run at second base. Twins starter Joe Ryan had seven strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings but allowed five hits and three runs.
RHP Sonny Gray (4-3, 2.89 ERA) faces the Mariners in Seattle tonight, six days after pitching there in the All-Star Game. Gray has five wins in 14 career starts against the Mariners.

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