OTC takes doubleheader from Verndale nine
Anthony Hinson singled with two out in the bottom of the seventh Tuesday to give Otter Tail Central a 5-4 nightcap victory and a sweep of a Park Region Conference doubleheader at Anderson Park.
Steve Bradsteen's Bulldogs used a five-run fifth inning to topple the Pirates 12-2 in Game 1.
Clay Cottrell went 2-for-3 in the victory and drove in one Verndale run. Dustin Motschenbacher went 2-for-3 with a double. Mike Hejhal came up with one hit and one RBI.
Brett Collins was credited with the win while Motschenbacher suffered the loss.
Game 2 saw the Pirates jump out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning. The Bulldogs tied the game at 4-all in the bottom of the fifth.
Hejhal and Cody Yungbauer each had one hit and one RBI for the Pirates. Shane Ollila also drove in a run.
Jeff Hamann out-dueled Motschenbacher for the mound win.
OTC 040 251 - 12
Verndale 002 000 - 2
WP- Brett Collins; LP- Dustin Motschenbacher
Verndale 300 100 0 - 4
OTC 000 310 1 - 5
WP- Jeff Hamann; LP- Dallas Ehrmantraut