Muskie baseball roundup

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by Dave DeMars

Sartell Muskie bats pound the Becker Bandits 14-0

John Schumer was the winning pitcher June 6 as he pitched six innings and gave up two hits while striking out seven in a lopsided 14-0 shutout against the Becker Bandits. The Muskie bats were merciless and scored four runs in the first inning. They failed to score a run in only two innings played and the game was called after seven innings.

The Muskies collected a total of 15 hits and scored 14 runs. The Muskies were led by Jake Sweeter who knocked in three of the 14 runs.

Sartell Muskies shut out the Clear Lake Lakers 6-0

David Deminsky had his arm humming as he threw a three-hit shutout on June 10 against the Clear Lake Lakers. Deminsky struck out 21 batters. It was a good thing Deminsky was as masterful as he was because after scoring the first run in the first inning off a two-out single by Jake Sweeter, the Muskie bats went silent and the score stood at 1-0 for the next six innings.

In the seventh inning Ethan Carlson managed a single to left field scoring Braeden Dykhuizen and Sweeter knocked in two more runs. In the ninth the Muskies were able to score two more runs giving them their 6-0 victory.

Author: Dave DeMars

Born and raised in Wisconsin – a “Happy Days” high school experience. Attended UW-River Falls and followed their motto – “Where the free spirit prevails.” Four years in the Army Security Agency (Spies), 31 years teaching English and directing plays. Other jobs – gandy dancer, counselor at mental institution, snowmaker, apple picker, concrete finishing, janitor, furniture mover, appliance sales, insurance sales, media sales, real estate, and writer. I am skeptical to a fault and like all human being I am more oxymoron than I am anything else. I blog at

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