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FERGUS FALLS — Pete Gaustad retired the first nine Wadena-Deer Creek batters and the No. 2-seeded Fergus Falls Otters went on to blank the No. 3 Wolverines 11-0 in five innings in the South Subsection 8-2A semifinals Saturday.


David Najjar led off the W-DC fourth with a single, the only hit for the Wolverines.

Gaustad, who struck out 11 and walked one, helped himself at the plate, going 2-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Also for the Otters, Nick Heck went 2-3 with two runs, a double triple and three RBIs and Connor Swenson was 2-3 with two runs, a double and two RBIs.

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 1 1

Fergus Falls           11 11 0

5 innings

WP: Pete Gaustad. LP: Ryan Redfield. Overall: WDC finishes 11-9.