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Baseball: Dykhoff, Wolverines cruise to 6-2A title game, rematch with Albany

Recap from WDC baseball

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Wadena-Deer Creek's Josh Dykhoff threw a complete-game one-hitter on June 7, 2022 in the Wolverines' 5-1 win over Eden Valley-Watkins at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud.
Jared Rubado / Wadena Pioneer Journal
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ST. CLOUD – Josh Dykoff is putting together a string of memorable playoff performances in his senior season.

On Tuesday night, Dykhoff led the Wolverines to a 5-1 win over Eden Valley-Watkins in the Section 6-2A tournament. The victory sets up a rematch between WDC and Albany in the section championship game.

Dykhoff threw a complete game one-hitter on the mound. He punched out 15 hitters in his second consecutive start. He also went 3-for-5 at the plate with a triple.

WDC scored two runs in the first and third innings to take a 4-1 lead. The Wolverines added more insurance with a run in the fourth, which was plenty of cushion for Dykhoff.

Isaac Hamann, Payton Rondestvedt, Connor Davis, Evan Lunde and Peyton Church all recorded hits.

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WDC PITCHING- Josh Dykhoff (WP) 7IP, 1H, 1R, 0ER, 1BB, 15K

WDC HITTING- Isaac Hamann 1-3, R, 2BB; Josh Dykhoff 3-5, 2R, RBI, 3B; Payton Rondestvedt 1-4, R, RBI, K; Connor Davis 1-2, R, 2BB, 2B, Evan Lunde 1-4, R, RBI; Tyson Barthel 0-3, BB, K; Carson Kern 0-3, RBI; Peyton Church 1-3, BB, K; Teshe Loer 0-2, RBI

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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