Shockers complete sweep of Angels
The Wadena-Deer Creek Shockers completed a regular season sweep of the Detroit Lakes Angels after a 12-3 victory Saturday night in Deer Creek.
Nick Trosdahl kept the Angels offense at bay allowing three runs, one earned, in a complete game performance.
Detroit Lakes took a short-lived 2-1 lead in the second inning.
Kyle Singer walked and stole second base. Scott Schroeder earned a walk from Trosdahl and Andrew Dahl reached on a base hit bunt. Singer scored on throwing error by third baseman Travis George to home plate. Schroeder gave DL the lead scoring from third on a passed ball. Trosdahl escaped the threat stranding Mike Vohnoutka and Dahl on base.
Zac Shertler and Christian Berg scored in the third inning to give the Shockers the lead for good at 3-2.
Trailing 4-2, the Angels got a run back in the seventh.
Dahl singled and advanced to second base on a walk to Mark Jorgenson. Dahl came home on a RBI double by Kai McLeod to trail 4-3.
The Shockers chased Angels’ starter Connor McLeod in the seventh scoring five times.
McLeod pitched 6.2 innings allowing nine runs on eight hits. He walked two and fanned eight.
Wadena-Deer Creek added three runs in the eighth off Singer, who pitched the final 1.1 innings allowing the three runs on two hits, three walks, a hit batsmen. He struck out a pair.
Mitchell Swanson led the Shockers scoring three times from the leadoff position.
The two teams met in the opening game of the season in Detroit Lakes. Wadena-Deer Creek rallied in the ninth inning to take that game 5-3.