Niles splits with LancersPublished 12:10am Wednesday, April 25, 2012
STEVENSVILLE — Mitchell Dehn tossed a two-hitter with nine strikeouts in the opening day of Niles’ Big 16 West Division showdown with host Lakeshore.
The Vikings (6-6, 2-3 West Division) banged out nine hits, including a double by Matthew McLaughlin, in defeating the Lancers 6-0.
Lakeshore responded by winning the nightcap 10-0 in five innings.
McLaughlin had two hits, as did Tate Brawley in the opening game for the Vikings. Tyler Parish and Chris Mangus both drove in two runs.
Josh Foster turned the table on Niles in the second game, tossing a two-hitter with six strikeouts.
Lakeshore used a five-run first inning to gain the split.
Niles 012 012 0 – 6 9 0
Lakeshore 000 000 0 – 0 2 4
Mitchell Dehn (W) and Tyler Parish; Jeffrey Narregan (L), Brad Newman (7)
2B: Matthew McLaughlin (N)
Josh Foster (W); Taylor Campbell (L), Jake Brentlinger (5) and Tyler Parish
2B: Johnny Nate (L), Matt Glowacki (L)
Niles 6-6, 2-3 West