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Baseball: Patriots sweep W-DC in Mid-State action

The Pequot Lakes Patriots baseball team swept Wadena-Deer Creek by scores 6-3 and 8-0 on Tuesday, May 12, to finish one of their best Mid-State Conference seasons in almost a decade.

Pequot Lakes' Austin Mesenbrink was the winning pitcher in the Patriots' first game against Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday, May 12. Submitted photo
Pequot Lakes' Austin Mesenbrink was the winning pitcher in the Patriots' first game against Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday, May 12. Submitted photo

The Pequot Lakes Patriots baseball team swept Wadena-Deer Creek by scores 6-3 and 8-0 on Tuesday, May 12, to finish one of their best Mid-State Conference seasons in almost a decade.

The Patriots improved to finish third with an 8-3-1 in the conference while the Wolverines fell to 2-8.

In the opener, Austin Mesenbrink pitched a complete game as he struck out six to earn the win. Pequot Lakes was outhit 7-4, although one of the Patriots' hits was a triple by Jared Sewall.

In the nightcap, Ethan Lehman earned the pitching win as he allowed three hits while striking out five. Both teams played errorless ball. Mesenbrink and Jack Kreitz each finished with two hits.

Pequot Lakes, 11-4-1, was scheduled to face Osakis before playing a doubleheader at Pine River-Backus at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 22.

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Game 1

Wadena-DC 3 7 2

Pequot Lakes 6 4 3

WP: Austin Mesenbrink. LP: Joseph Wallgren. 2B: WDC-Jake Dykhoff. 3B: PL-Jared Sewall.

Game 2

Pequot Lakes 8 8 0

Wadena-DC 0 3 0

WP: Ethan Lehman. LP: Jake Dykhoff. 2B: PL-Jack Kreitz.

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Pequot Lakes' Ethan Lehman tossed a shutout in the second game of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader against visiting Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday, May 15. Submitted photo
Pequot Lakes' Ethan Lehman tossed a shutout in the second game of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader against visiting Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday, May 15. Submitted photo

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