Reds split doubleheader with Eau ClaireSuperior is back in action with a doubleheader at Ashland at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Reds also play at Grand Rapids on Wednesday before hosing Proctor at 10 a.m. Friday in the opening round of the Duluth Lakeview Tournament.
Dylan Ramage tossed a two-hitter and the Superior Reds earned a doubleheader split with Eau Claire Sunday afternoon at Morrie Arnovich Field. Superior lost the opener 4-1 then salvaged the split with a 9-2 win in game two.
Ramage was in control from the beginning in game two, retiring the side in order in the first inning then facing four batters in the second. After allowing a run in the third inning, Ramage faced four batters again in the fourth and sixth innings and then completed his win with a 1-2-3 seventh.
The only blemish on Ramage’s line came in the fifth when Eau Claire scored twice thanks to a walk, two errors and Dom Berlin’s RBI double.
Superior scored seven of its nine runs in the second inning on Sam Schiff’s three-run double; Clayton Yeazle’s two-run double; and Nik Mattson RBI double.
The Reds’ remaining runs came in the fourth when Taylor Olson singled and scored on Schiff’s home run.
The Reds had nine hits, two each by Taylor Olson, Schiff and Koskie. Mattson and Yeazle added doubles and Trent Olson reached on a bunt single.
Ryan Myhre suffered the loss for the Reds in the opener, allowing seven hits with eight strikeouts and three walks.
Dalton Roach was Eau Claire’s winning pitcher, tossing five scoreless innings with six strikeouts and two walks.
Eau Claire scored a run in the top of the first inning when Sam Hurt walked and scored on Connor’s double.
It went to 4-0 in the fifth inning on RBI singles by Connor and Adam Faanes and a RBI fielder’s choich by Tyler Black.
The Reds’ lone run came in the sixth inning when Ramage singled and eventually scored on a wild pitch.
Superior stranded nine runners on base, including bases loaded in the fifth and sixth innings.
Trent Olson singled twice and Ramage and Zach Magdzas singled once for Superior.
Hurt, Connor and Faanes had two hits apiece for Eau Claire. Cody Tisdale also singled and scored a run.
Superior is back in action with a doubleheader at Ashland at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Reds also play at Grand Rapids on Wednesday before hosing Proctor at 10 a.m. Friday in the opening round of the Duluth Lakeview Tournament.