SHS baseball team downs ProctorAndy Glonek walked and scored the eventual game-winning run on a wild pitch in the sixth inning to give the Superior High School baseball team a 5-4 win over the Proctor Rails Tuesday evening at Morrie Arnovich Field.
Andy Glonek walked and scored the eventual game-winning run on a wild pitch in the sixth inning to give the Superior High School baseball team a 5-4 win over the Proctor Rails Tuesday evening at Morrie Arnovich Field.
The Spartans sealed the victory with Dane Sislo, Superior’s third pitcher, picking up the win by working out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning.
Spencer Severson allowed an unearned run in the first five innings and Clayton Yeazle allowed two runs before being replaced by Sislo with one out in the sixth inning. The three allowed five hits with four strikeouts and eight walks.
Superior had eight hits, including a triple, single and two RBIs by Severson. Grant Rindal doubled; Jordan Hughes singled twice; and Nik Mattson, Taavi Mattson and Yeazle singled once.
Jimmy Merling tripled and singled, and Ben Nelson singled twice for Proctor. Matt Dolsen suffered the complete-game loss, allowing three walks with five strikeouts.
Proctor took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Superior scored single runs in the third and fourth innings then plated four runs in the fifth for a 4-1 lead.
Proctor tied the game up with three runs in the top of the sixth before Superior took the lead for good in the bottom of the sixth.
Superior hosts Ashland for a doubleheader Friday and hosts Duluth East Monday. Action both days begins at 4 p.m.
The Spartans also announced they will play Duluth Denfeld at 6:30 p.m. on May 21. This game replaces Superior’s game with Northwestern.
SPARTAN SPIN: Superior committed three errors and Proctor two. … The SHS JV improved to 4-2 with an 8-7 win over Proctor. Trailing 7-6 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Beau Reder led off with a double and scored on a throwing error on a Brandon Moe sacrifice bunt. Moe then scored the winning run on Nick Hesselgrave’s single. Hunter Hockenbrock, Austin Slaviero and Logan Griffith pitched for the Spartans, who had 13 hits. Reder tripled, doubled and singled; Griffith, Moe and Hesselgrave had two hits each; and Slaviero, Nate Kunkel, Sean O'Neill and Hockenbrock each singled.