Area Baseball: Dykhoff perfect in W-DC win
WADENA--Jake Dykhoff's 10-strikeout, perfect game lifted the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines to a 2-0 victory over the Perham Yellowjackets in a Section 8-2A matchup Tuesday.
WADENA-Jake Dykhoff's 10-strikeout, perfect game lifted the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines to a 2-0 victory over the Perham Yellowjackets in a Section 8-2A matchup Tuesday.
Dykhoff walked none over seven innings and added a double to his cause.
Colby Schertler went 1-3 with a double and two RBIs and Wyatt Haman and Lleyten Pettit each tallied a run.
Perham 0 0 1
Wadena-Deer Creek 2 4 0
WP: Jake Dykhoff. LP: Dawson Stevens. 2B: Dykhoff, Justin Dykhoff, Colby Schertler.
Little Falls 1, Monticello 0
LITTLE FALLS- AJ Jenks struck out eight and allowed just one hit leading Little Falls to a 1-0 complete-game victory over the Monticello Magic Tuesday.
Travis Wenzel scored the winning run and Thomas Kunkel was 1-1 in the non-conference game.
Monticello 0 1 0
Little Falls 1 2 0
WP: AJ Jenks. LP: Ethan Bosacker. Overall: LF 12-7. Next: Little Falls in Section 8-3A playoffs TBA.
Pequot sweeps Aitkin
PEQUOT LAKES-The Pequot Lakes Patriots took advantage of three big innings to sweep the Aitkin Gobblers 10-5 and 20-7 in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
The Patriots tallied eight runs in the bottom of the fifth after Aitkin grabbed a 5-0 lead in the top of the stanza.
Austin Meister pitched complete game for Pequot with five strikeouts, one walk and 12 hits. He also went 3-4 with an RBI. Dylan Mesenbrink drove in three and Zach Sjoblad contributed a double.
Kyle Cluff and Zak Peterson contributed doubles for Aitkin in the first game. They each had two hits as did Austin Trotter and Darek Rono.
Leading 2-1 in the second game, the Patriots erupted with nine runs in the top of the third and added eight more in the fourth for a 19-1 lead. Aitkin rallied for five runs with nobody out in the bottom of the fourth and the bases loaded before Quinn Miller grounded into a triple play.
Sam Pfeiffer, Deven Psyck and Cameron Anderson each had two hits and three RBIs for the Patriots. Psyck and Anderson tripled and Pfeiffer doubled.
Zak Peterson and Jacob McCormick doubled and Jon Blanchette tripled for the Gobblers. Peterson and Carter Dox had two hits each.
Aitkin 5 12 4
Pequot Lakes 10 7 2
WP: Austin Meister. LP: Kyle Cluff. 2B: PL-Zack Sjoblad; A-Cluff, Zak Peterson.
Pequot Lakes 20 13 3
Aitkin 7 8 4
WP: James Brennan. LP: Zak Peterson. 2B: PL-Sam Pfeiffer; A-Peterson, Jacob McCormick. 3B: PL-Deven Psyck, Cameron Anderson; A-Jon Blanchette. HR: . Conference: A 3-6; PL 8-2. Overall: A 9-9; PL 15-3. Next: Aitkin hosts Deer River 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24; Pequot Lakes in South Subsection 8-2A playoffs TBA.
Pierz 8, NLS 1
PIERZ-Alex Funk went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI as the Pierz Pioneers won 8-1 over the New London-Spicer Wildcats in a non-conference matchup Tuesday.
Pierz's Jack Suska went 2-3 with a double and two runs scored. Reese Kapsner hit a double and drove in a run and Austin Dickmann was 1-1 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Preston Rocheleau struck out five over six innings. He allowed one run on six hits and three walks to pitch the win and improve Pierz to 14-4.
NLS 1 6 3
Pierz 8 6 0
WP: Preston Rocheleau. LP: Will Roguske. 2B: Prz-Jack Suska, Reese Kapsner, Alex Funk. Overall: Prz 14-4. Next: Pierz hosts St. Cloud Cathedral 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24.
BHV 9, Frazee 6
BERTHA-Luke Weniger went 2-for-3 with one double and an RBI for the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders in a 9-6 win over the Frazee Hornets in a Section 8-2A match up Tuesday.
Jackson Weniger hit one double and struck out five. Mack Jones blasted a home run to go with two RBIs for the Raiders.
Frazee 6 12 2
BHV 9 8 2
WP: Jackson Weniger. LP: Nick Endersby. 2B: Luke Weniger, Jackson Weniger, Brayden Vertina. HR: Mack Jones. Overall: BHV 5-13. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale hosts Staples-Motley 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24 (2).
DGF 2, WDC 1
WADENA-Justin Dykhoff was 2-3 for Wadena-Deer Creek as they were outscored 2-1 by the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels in a Section 8-2A matchup Tuesday.
Justin Dykhoff allowed two runs on six hits and four walks. He struck out seven.
Payton Rondestvedt scored W-DC's lone run with the RBI credited to Colby Schertler.
DGF 2 6 1
WDC 1 3 0
WP: Nathan Leitner. LP: Justin Dykhoff. Overall: WDC 15-2. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Sauk Centre 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24.
Upsala 8, SM 6
UPSALA-Reid Busker pitched five innings and struck out five as the Staples-Motley Cardinals lost 8-6 to the Upsala Cardinals in a non-conference game Tuesday.
Upsala 8 7 3
Staples-Motley 6 2 2
WP: Graves. LP: Reid Busker. Overall: SM 4-13. Next: Staples-Motley at Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24 (2).