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Baseball: Urbank Goldtimers grab State Class C consolation title

The Urbank Goldtimers amateur men's baseball team wrapped up its season with a State Class C consolation championship at the Minnesota Senior Men's Amateur Baseball Association tournament this past weekend.

The Goldtimers did so with two five-inning wins. They took down Shoreview 13-1 before wrapping things up with a 10-0 victory over the Webster Wildcats. Urbank also highlighted its season with Northwest Minnesota League wins over Fergus Falls, Nisswa, the Class B state runner-up, and a sweep of the Class B state champion Carlos Whitecaps.

This year's team members included manager Joe Dorn, Dan Byrne, Tom Burns, Mark Souter, Kenny Bitzan Jr., Lyle Lonigan, Jim Norby, Kerby Lund, Aloysius Woida, Scott Doty, Tim Christianson, Paul Klimek, Terry Amundson, Monte Hinzman, Brad Zimmel, Al Westad, Sam Woida, Troy Dittberner, bat boy Brian Christianson and scorekeeper Brandon Christianson.