Canova led from start to finish against PBR on Thursday. The Gang scored one run in the top of the first and four more in the top of the second for a 5-0 lead. PBR cut the lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the second on RBI singles by Jake Rechtenbaugh and Brandon Geraets. Canova, however, added four more runs in the top of the third for a 9-2 lead. PBR’s last run came in the bottom of the third on an RBI single by Weston Hanson. The Gang scored two more in the fifth and four in the seventh that gave them the seven-inning win.
Carter Gullickson had three hits, two of them doubles. Hanson had two hits and an RBI. Rechtenbaugh and Geraets both finished with a single and RBI. Tanner Solberg had a double, and Beau Behrend also had a hit. Solberg pitched five innings allowing 11 runs, eight earned, on 12 hits with five walks and two strikeouts. Rechtenbaugh pitched two innings giving up for runs, three earned, on four hits with two walks and two strikeouts.
Flandreau scored five unanswered runs and led 5-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh on Sunday. Solberg had an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh for PBR’s lone run of the game as they were held to just four total hits.
Solberg had a hit and RBI. Hanson, Tim Wilhelmsen, and Behrend all had singles as well. David Kirby pitched six innings allowing four runs, three earned, on six hits with five walks and 13 strikeouts. Dale Solberg pitched three innings allowing an earned run on three hits with one strikeout.