DULUTH — Duluth Denfeld earned its first baseball victory over rival Duluth East since 2015, a 12-4 rout at Wade Stadium on a triangular day involving Holy Angels.

Owen Hindermann was 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a pair of RBIs in the win, while Earl Hendrickson, CJ Christensen and Logan Nylund each had two hits.

Christensen was the winning pitcher, allowing two earned runs on eight hits in a full game. He struck out seven and walked three.

Dillon Teachworth, Dain Fladmark and Max Sazama each had two hits for the Greyhounds.

The teams are due to meet again in a catch-up match at Ordean Stadium on Friday.

Dain Fladmark (5) of Duluth East bats the ball at first base against Owen Hindermann (25) of Duluth Denfeld on Saturday May 21, 2022 at Wade Stadium in Duluth.

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Holy Angels 5, Duluth Denfeld 3

Three hits apiece from Will Briggs and Travis Niznick helped the visiting Stars emerge from Duluth with a win.

Nylund threw trouble several times, allowing just three earned runs in 6 2/3 innings despite 13 Holy Angels hits.

Dane Dzuck had a pair of hits and RBIs for the Hunters; Christensen went 2 for 4.

East completed the split in the triangle beating Holy Angels 15-13.

Duluth Denfeld hosts Duluth East baseball at Wade Stadium
Duluth East’s Dain Fladmark (5) bumps fists with a teammate after scoring a run Saturday May 21, 2022 at Wade Stadium in Duluth.

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Duluth Marshall 3, Blake 2

Duluth Marshall 11, Blake 0

Mason Boos and Owen Hayden picked up throwing victories to lead Duluth Marshall to a 3-2, 11-0 double sweep of host Blake.

Boos pitched three innings in Game 1, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out three.

Deegan Hoffbauer had the winning RBI in the top of the eighth inning while Max Berrisford led the Hilltoppers offensively going 3 for 4 with a triple and an RBI.

AJ Lee was 2 for 4 and Nick Emptage had a hit, two stolen bases and two RBIs for Blake.

Hayden went five scoreless innings for Marshall in the rematch, allowing five hits and two walks while striking out five. Boos, Berrisford, Owen Marsolek and Ethen Carlson all added two hits apiece.

North West 15, Ladysmith 4

Ladysmith 10, North West 3

Kole Paulsen had two hits, three RBIs and two runs to lead Northwestern to a 15-4 win over Ladysmith, but the Tigers had to settle for the split with visiting Ladysmith as the Lumberjacks won the second match 10-3 in Heart O’ North action. .

Grady Gustafson and Jace Nelson had two hits apiece in Game 1 while Luke Sedin added a solo home run.

Gunnar Olson went five innings for the win, allowing four runs on two hits, four strikeouts and four walks.

Sedin was a bright spot for the Tigers in the loss, collecting three hits, one run and two RBIs.

Vitek hits 51 in 24 hours

Hermantown junior pitcher Natalie Vitek had an unforgettable weekend, striking out 51 batters in 24 hours after 12-5 and 12-3 wins over Bemidji on Saturday and a 5-4 win over Chisago Lakes on Friday.

Vitek also accomplished the odd stat line of 17 strikeouts in three straight games, recording 21 innings going the distance in all three games.

In Saturday’s 12-5 victory, Vitek allowed five runs on three hits and had three walks while assisting himself at home plate, going 2 for 4 with two RBIs.

Teammate Avery Farrell went 4 for 5 with five stolen bases, four runs and two RBIs and Ella Seboe was 3 for 4 with an RBI. Lexi Tatro hit a home run to lead Bemidji.

In the 12-3 win, Vitek allowed three runs on five hits and walked three. She also went 2 for 4 with a pair of RBIs.

Farrell paced the Hawks’ offense going 3-for-4 with a double, three-run and an RBI while Tatro was 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Lumberjacks.

Silver Bay 10, Cromwell-Wright 0

Danika Thompson stopped the Cardinals, allowing no hits in five innings, with eight strikeouts and no walks.

Hope Ernest went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles, three runs, two stolen bases and two RBIs to lead the Mariners offense while Katie and Amy Carpenter added two hits apiece.

PREPARATION DASHBOARD
BASEBALL
Duluth East 15, Holy Angels 13
Holy Angels 5, Duluth Denfeld 2
Duluth Denfeld 12, East Duluth 4
Duluth Marshall 3, Blake 2
Duluth Marshall 11, Blake 0
South Ridge 13, International Falls 1
Moose Lake/Willow River 16, International Falls 5
Ely 6, Rock Ridge 5
North West 15, Ladysmith 4
Ladysmith 10, North West 3

BOYS LACROSSE
Woodbury 14, Duluth 9

GIRLS LACROSSE
Irondale 12, Duluth 10

SOFTBALL
Cloquet 6, Grand Rapids 1
Hibbing 9, Esko 1
Silver Bay 10, Cromwell-Wright 0
Hermantown 12, Bemidji 5
Hermantown 12, Bemidji 3

BOYS TENNIS
Superior 5, Ashland 2

Duluth Denfeld hosts Duluth East baseball at Wade Stadium
Duluth East’s Sam McEvoy (4) slides into third base against Duluth Denfeld on Saturday May 21, 2022 at Wade Stadium in Duluth.

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