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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.

(Game 1)

OTC 040 251 - 12

Verndale 002 000 - 2

WP- Brett Collins; LP- Dustin Motschenbacher

(Game 2)

Verndale 300 100 0 - 4

OTC 000 310 1 - 5

WP- Jeff Hamann; LP- Dallas Ehrmantraut