Dehn, Nichols combine on no-hitter against Benton HarborPublished 10:08pm Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Niles baseball team had no problems with visiting Benton Harbor Tuesday.
The Vikings swept the Tigers 15-0 and 16-1 in Big 16 West Division play.
Mitchell Dehn and Gaige Nichols combined for a no-hitter in the opening game against Benton Harbor.
Tate Brawley had a pair of doubles for the Vikings, who also got doubles from Chris Mangus and Connor Glick.
In the second game, the Vikings refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it against Benton Harbor.
Eleven runs in the first three innings allowed to put the game away early.
An RBI single by Jake Brentlinger and a sacrifice fly by Brad Miller in the first inning and an error, a groundout by Tyler Clutter, a pair of bases loaded walk, an RBI single by Matt Miller and a two-run single by Nichols during the second inning supplied the early offense for the Vikings.
Brentlinger racked up three RBIs on two hits for.
Brawley looked sharp on the mound. He held Benton Harbor hitless over three innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out seven.
Benton Harbor 000 – 0 0 1
Niles (12)3x – 15 9 0
Mitchell Dehn (W), Gaige Nichols (3); K. Britt (L), D. Barnes (1)
2B: Tate Brawley (N) 2, Chris Mangus (N), Connor Glick (N)
Benton Harbor 000 1 – 1 2 6
Niles 272 5 – 16 8 0
Tate Brawley (W), Matt Schiele (4); Hassell (L), Dyson (2)
2B: Matt Miller (N)
3B: Jake Brentlinter (N)