PERHAM-Payton Rondestvedt nailed a home run and struck out three to pace the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in a 9-5 loss to the Perham Yellowjackets in the Section 8-2A championship game Thursday, June 6.

Justin Dykhoff finished 2-3 with a double and Lleyten Pettit was 1-3 and added a double as the Wolverines end their season 24-3 overall.

Wadena-Deer Creek 5 10 1

Perham 9 10 2

WP: Maddux Kovash. LP: Payton Rondestvedt. 2B: Justin Dykhoff, Lleyten Pettit. HR: Payton Rondestvedt. Final record: WDC 24-3

W-DC 15, East Grand Forks 3

PERHAM-Max Phillips' grand slam propelled the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines into the Section 8-2A championship game after they eliminated East Grand Forks 15-3 in the loser's bracket game Thursday, June 6.

Colby Schertler was 2-4, Justin Dykhoff hit 3-4 and Payton Rondevstedt went 2-3 with a double apiece Wolverines.

Winning pitcher, Justin Dykhoff struck out five.

Noah Roers slammed a home run to advance to Wolverines to an overall record of 24-2.

East Grand Forks 3 9 2

Wadena-Deer Creek 15 14 2

WP: Justin Dykhoff. LP: Logan Spencer. 2B: Colby Schertler, Justin Dykhoff, Payton Rondevstedt. HR: Noah Roers, Max Phillips.

Pierz drops 2

ST. CLOUD-Jack Suska finished 3-7 with two triples as the Pierz Pioneers lost both games Section 6-2A championship round Thursday, June 6, by matching 5-4 scores to the Foley Falcons.

Austin Dickmann led the Pioneers in Game Two with two RBIs and hit 1-4, and Peter Schommer finished 2-3 with an RBI.

Reese Kapsner struck out three in Game One and Cody Kimman hit 1-2 and added a double for the 21-5 Pioneers.

Game One

Foley 5 9 2

Pierz 4 7 1

WP: Drew Beier. LP: Reese Kapsner. 3B: Jack Suska.

Game Two

Foley 5 8 0

Pierz 4 8 1

WP: Tyler Mattson. LP: Peter Schommer. 2B: Cody Kimman. 3B: Jack Suska. Overall: Pierz 21-5