Wolverines use six pitchers in 6-3 win
Six players took the hill for Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday as the Wolverines closed the regular season with a 6-3 victory over Breckenridge.
Mackinley Wright, the fourth pitcher WDC Head Coach Kyle Dykhoff used in the game, was credited with the win. Christian Berg, Matt Laughlin, Jake Krause, Ricky Price and Andrew VanErp also did some pitching, as the Wolverines ended their season with a 12-7 record.
Wright also did the job with his bat as he doubled twice, scored a run and drove in two runs. Ryan Redfield hit a two-run shot. David Najjar went 1-for-2, scored twice and drove in a run.
Travis Pearson had one hit and two RBIs for the Cowboys.
Breck 020 001 0 - 3 5 3
WDC 220 200 x - 6 8 1
Aaron Neppl, Jack Heideman (5) and Justin Jirak; Christian Berg, Matt Laughlin (2), Jake Krause (3), Mackinley Wright (4), Ricky Price (6), Andrew VanErp (7) and Jake Rude, Christian Berg
WP- Wright; LP- Neppl; S-VanErp
HR- Redfield (WDC)
WDC 14, Minnewaska 2
Jake Krause had a monster game with three hits, two runs and five RBIs Friday, as the Wolverines trounced the Lakers.
Jake Rude backed Krause up with three hits, two runs and two ribbies. Kenny Sakry went 2-for-3 and scored once. Mackinley Wright scored three times for the Wolverines and went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Goeden scattered eight hits during his complete game performance. The senior standout walked three and fanned seven.
"We had everything clicking against Minnewaska," WDC Head Coach Kyle Dykhoff said.
WDC 003 006 5 - 14 16 0
Minne. 011 000 0 - 2 8 4
Jonathan Goeden and Jake Rude; Riley Thompson and Jon Nygaard
WP- Goeden; LP- Thompson
LPGE 5, WDC 2
Tanner Schultz went 3-for-4 and scored twice Thursday as the Thunder snapped WDC's six-game winning streak.
Sean Colton went all the way to chalk up the victory for LPGE. Colton allowed just four hits and two walks, while striking out seven.
David Najjar went the distance for the Wolverines and surrendered nine hits and four walks, while fanning two.
The Wolverines were guilty of three fielding errors in their first loss since May 3.
Ryan Redfield homered for the Wolverines, went 2-for-3 at the plate and scored twice.
"LPGE is a solid baseball team and you can't give good teams extra outs," WDC Head Coach Kyle Dykhoff said.
LPGE 220 010 0 - 5 9 1
WDC 100 000 1 0 - 2 4 3
Sean Colton and Stan Harvey; David Najjar and Jake Rude
WP-Colton; LP- Najjar
HR- Redfield (WDC)