Boys Varsity Baseball · Tiger Baseball falls to Willmar 2 – 1

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Delano Tigers Varsity stayed in it until the end, but Willmar pulled away late in a 2-1 victory on Tuesday. The game was tied at one with Willmar batting in the bottom of the fifth when Drey Dirksen doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Willmar pitchers struck out six, while Delano Tigers Varsity sat down five.
Willmar got on the board in the second inning. Max Otto’s wild pitch allowed one run to score for Willmar.
Delano Tigers Varsity knotted the game up at one in the top of the fourth inning, when Otto singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Jayden Dierenfeld was the winning pitcher for Willmar. He went five innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out four and walking zero. Dirksen threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Otto took the loss for Delano Tigers Varsity. He went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and striking out five.
Otto, Cade Lommel, and Robbie Knight all had one hit to lead Delano Tigers Varsity. Delano Tigers Varsity was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Chris Glunz had the most chances in the field with seven.
Willmar saw the ball well today, racking up six hits in the game. Tanner Bauman, Dirksen, and Dierenfeld each racked up multiple hits for Willmar. Willmar was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Dirksen made the most plays with seven.
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