Dragons sweep set from MLA

The Adrian baseball team upped its Red Rock Conference record to 4-0 by sweeping a doubleheader from Mountain Lake Area in Mountain Lake Thursday.

The Dragons came from behind in both games to secure 4-2 and 10-4 victories.

After taking a 1-0 lead with an RBI single from Michael Preuss early in Game 1, the Dragons fell behind 2-1 after four innings of play.

AHS knotted the score at two when Landon Rogers reached base on a fielder’s choice and scored on an error in the fifth before winning the game in the seventh with RBI singles from Brady Lonneman and Tony Sieve.

Logan Rogers pitched three and two-thirds innings of scoreless, hitless relief to get the win in the opener. He fanned nine batters.

Sieve yielded one run in three innings and Lonneman surrendered one run in two-thirds of one inning.

MLA plated three runs in Game 2 before Adrian rallied to outscore the Wolverines 10-1 the rest of the game.

The Dragons tied the game at three in the bottom of the third when Ryan Wieneke singled and scored on a sacrifice fly and Sieve delivered a two-run double.

Adrian moved in front 4-3 when Nolan Rogers doubled and scored on a fielder’s choice by Cody Polzine in the fourth inning.

The Dragons iced the contest with a six-run rally in the fifth inning featuring a two-run single by Preuss, an RBI double by Landon Rogers and RBI singles from Sieve, Polzine and Nolan Rogers.

Lonneman tossed four and two-thirds innings on the mound to get the win, while Logan Rogers earned a save after tossing two and one-third innings of one-run ball.

The 5-3 Dragons host Heron Lake-Okabena for a twin bill Thursday.

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