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Undefeated Chieftains keep of rolling
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     BELMONT — Five different players drove in multiple runs as the Potosi Chieftains steamrolled host Belmont 15–2 in a Six Rivers West baseball game played at Belmont High School on Monday afternoon.
     Junior catcher Mitch Langkamp drove in four runs, junior outfielder Tim Fritz went 3-for-3 with three RBI, and Spencer Hawes, Chase Kruser and Tyler Udelhoven each drove in a pair of runs for the undefeated Chieftains.
     Potosi, which is currently ranked fifth in the latest Division 4 poll by, improved to 17–0 overall and 17–0 in the Six Rivers West.
     An undefeated regular season is now a real possibility for Ron Kading’s Chieftains, but the coach insists a perfect record isn’t something his team evens talks about.
     “We haven’t ever really talked about it,” said Potosi head coach Ron Kading. “It’s an old cliche, but we only talk about the next game. They guys are a goofy group and they like to have fun, but they are all business on the field. They are all about taking it one game at a time and winning the next one.”
     Udelhoven (7–0) picked up his seventh win of the season Monday night allowing two earned runs on six hits in five innings of work, while striking out nine and walking three.
     Meanwhile, Belmont Jeremy Richardson fell to 3–8 on the season after allowing seven earned runs on six hits in three innings of work.
     Coach Dave Michalkiewicz’s Braves fell to 4–17 overall and 4–15 in conference play.
     Belmont will travel to Black Hawk this Friday for a conference doubleheader.
     Potosi will host Southwestern this Thursday in its first non-conference game of the season.
     Last Friday the Chieftains swept a pair of conference games at Monticello beating the Poines 17–6 in the opener and 6–1 in the nightcap.
     T.J. Neuahus drove in four runs in the opener, while Tim Fritz went 4-for-5 with three RBI and picked up his seventh win of the season on the mound.
     Fritz (7–0) allowed four earned runs on three hits while striking out 11 in the complete game victory.
     Kruser, who drove in three runs in Game 1, stayed hot in the nightcap adding four more RBI to his day’s total. Kruser’s three-run single in the third keyed Potosi’s five-run inning.
     Logan Udelhofen (2–0) picked up the win.

Potosi 8,
Shullsburg/Benton 1
(from Tuesday, May 8 @ Potosi)
Shulls./Benton    000    000    1     —  1   3  1
Potosi    014    030    x    —  8   9  0
Leading hitters — S/B: Cook 2x3; P: Tom Keene 2x4, T.J. Neauhaus 2x2 . 2B — P: T.J. Neuhaus 2, Tim Fitz, Spencer Hawes. HR — S/B: Russell. W — Tyler Udelhoven (6–0, 7 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 4 SO, 1 BB). L — Hendrickson (4 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 3 SO, 1 BB).

Potosi 17, Monticello 6
(from Friday, May 11 @ Monticello)
Potosi    301    242    5    — 17 17  3
Monticello    000    040    0     —   4   3  4
Leading hitters — P: Spencer Hawes 2x6, Tim Fritz 4x5, Tom Keene 2x4, Mitch Langkamp 2x5, Chase Kruser 2x4. 2B — P: Fritz 3, Tyler Udlohven, Logan Udelhofen. W — Tim Fritz (6–0, 7 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 11 SO, 4 BB). L — Kolash.

Potosi 6, Monticello 1
(from Friday, May 11 @ Monticello)
Monticello    000    001    0     —   1   3  2
Potosi    005    010    x    —   6   4  0
Leading hitters — P: Chase Kruser 2x2, Tyler Udelhofen 2x3. 2B — M: Klitzke. W — Logan Udelhofen (2–0, 7 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 5 SO, 1 BB). L — Klitzke.

Potosi 15, Belmont 2
(from Monday, May 14 @ Belmont)
Potosi    005    55        —  15 11  0
Belmont    000    02         —    2   6  5
Leading hitters — P: Tim Fritz 3x3, Jamie Langmeier 2x3; B: David Stoney 2x2. 3B — P: Langmeier. W — Tyler Udelhoven (7–0, 5 IP, 6 H, 2  ER, 9 SO, 3 BB). L — Jeremy Richarsdson (3–8, 3 IP, 6 H, 7 ER, 2 SO, 3 BB).