By Chad Koenen
Frazee Post 15 opened its season with a tough 9-0 loss to Detroit Lakes on Monday night, before splitting a doubleheader with Wadena-Deer Creek on Wednesday.
This week Post 15 hosted Breckenridge for a doubleheader on Monday, before traveling to Pelican Rapids for a doubleheader on Friday night.
Next Tuesday, Post 15 will host DGF in a doubleheader with games starting at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Frazee pumped out 5 hits, but were unable to crack the scoreboard as they fell to Detroit Lakes by a score of 9-0 on Monday night.
Detroit Lakes scored 1 run in the first inning, 5 runs in the fourth inning, 2 runs in the fifth inning and 1 run in the sixth inning to come away with the win.
Gage Post took the loss on the mound as he pitched 2 innings of relief and gave up 3 earned runs and walked 4 hitters.
Post 15 picked up a thrilling walk-off win over Wadena-Deer Creek on Wednesday as part of a doubleheader in Frazee.
Post 15 led nearly the entire way after Mark Jaroszewski hit a ground out to the second baseman that allowed Cael Pausch to cross the plate and give Frazee a 1-0 lead.
The game would remain 1-0 until the top of the seventh inning when Wadena-Deer Creek scored a run on a fielder’s choice and took a 2-1 lead on an error.
Down to their final out and the bases loaded, Jaroszewski hit an RBI single to bring Drew Mekalson across the plate to tie the game at 2-2. During the next at bat, Kale Ovsak stole home to give Post 15 a 3-2 win.
Ovsak, Caden Frank and Mekalson each led the way with 2 hits.
Asher Blaine picked up the win on the mound as he went all 7 innings and struck out 10 hitters. He surrendered just 2 hits and 1 earned run.
In the second game of the day, Frazee took a 4-2 lead in the top of the fifth inning, but couldn’t hang on after Wadena-Deer Creek scored 6 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come away with a 9-4 win.
Post 15 took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third inning when Kale Ovsak hit an RBI single and Zach Longfors and would later score on a passed ball.
After Wadena-Deer Creek tied the game in the bottom of the fourth inning, Caden Frank hit a 2-run double to make the score 4-2 in favor of Frazee.
Unfortunately, Wadena-Deer Creek scored 1 run in the bottom half of the fifth inning and 6 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away for good 9-4.
Frank led the way offensively with a pair of hits and 2 RBIs, while Mark Jaroszewski took the loss on the mound after pitching 6 innings and giving up 8 earned runs on 9 hits.