Reds begin week with pair of victories
The Superior Reds picked up their second win in two days with an 8-4 victory over Proctor Tuesday evening at Morrie Arnovich Field.
The Reds defeated Grand Rapids 6-1 Monday night.
Hunter Hockenbrock picked up the complete-game win for Superior, allowing nine hits with four strikeouts and two walks.
The Reds had nine hits, led by Justin Reinkall, who was 2-for-3 with a triple and one RBI.
Austin Sears added a two-run double; Sean O’Neill had a hit and RBI; Josh Tomczak had two singles; Caden Tchop doubled; and Matt Strum and Hockenbrock singled.
John Aase suffered the loss and hit a solo home run in Proctor’s four-run sixth inning.
Superior, which played Ashland Thursday night, hosts Hermantown for doubleheader at 5 p.m. today.
The Reds wrap up the week playing Twin Valley (Ulen Hitterdal, Minn.) at 3 p.m. Saturday at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.
Proctor.............. 000 004 0 — 4 9 2
Reds................ 006 200 x — 8 9 2
Reds 6, Grand Rapids 1
Strum tossed a complete-game three-hitter to lead the Superior Reds in a 6-1 win over Grand Rapids Monday night at Morrie Arnovich Field.
Strum, who also struck out four and walked one, benefited from Superior’s nine hits and three runs in the second inning and two more in the sixth.
Grand Rapids’ lone run came in the fourth inning.
O’Neill and Hockenbrock had two hits apiece for the Reds.
Tchop tripled in a run, Reinkall and Sears had RBI singles, and Tomczak and Gunner Johnson added a hit each.
Grand Rapids............. 000 100 0 — 1 3 1
Reds 031 002 x — 6 9 0