Ben Rettenmeier pitched a shutout as Red Top blanked Norway, 2-0, in the first game of their Iowa Valley League doubleheader in Norway Sunday.
Norway rebounded with a 6-3 victory in the nightcap to split the twin-bill.
Elsewhere, Williamsburg and Watkins split their doubleheader in Williamsburg.
RED TOP 2-3, NORWAY 0-6
NORWAY - Rettenmeier is normally the closer for Red Top, but he tossed all seven innings in the complete-game victory.
Rettenmeier allowed seven hits in the ballgame. Norway bunched three of those hits in the second inning, but failed to score.
Red Top took a 1-0 lead in the opener on a single by Reid Bonner, a walk and an RBI single by Tyler Howe. Red Top made it 2-0 in the sixth on a double by Cale Henke and an RBI single by Ryan Rumpf, who had two hits for the winners.
Brady Corson pitched five strong innings for Norway and allowed only one run on four hits. Mitch Walser had two hits for the Bandits. Read more...