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Streak is at 18! Miesville Clinches #1 Seed in Section 1B
Miesville picked up 2 more wins last week over Green Isle and Hastings 11-2 and 15-1 respectively bumping a season high win streak to 18 games!
Last Friday Miesville travelled to Green Isle to take on the class C #3 ranked Irish and left victorious with a score of 11-2. Ryan Fritze picked up the win on the mound in his first start on the year going 5 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and striking out 3. Shannon Ahern followed with 3 innings scoreless middle relief striking out 4 and Andrew Werner shut the door pitching a perfect 9th with 2 K's. Offensively Miesville had 15 hits on the night lead by Jacob Dickmeyer, Nate Hammes, and Deryk Marks who each had 3. Marks added a solo HR.
More of same story on Sunday where Miesville pounded Hastings 15-1 in a shortened 7 inning affair. Another great starting pitching performance and a complete game victory by Dickmeyer striking out 10 batters and only giving up 1 run. The Hens again cranked out 17 hits on the day. Marks added another HR to go with his 3 hits and Charles Bruchu was on fire with 4 RBI and 3 hits as well on the day.
This victory clinched the #1 seed for the Section 1B playoffs and the rest of the season and first round of playoffs will decide who Miesville will match up with in a best of 3 game series to go to state. More on this to come later.
Tonight Miesville will host the #1 ranked team in class A, St. Louis Park @ 8pm, host Elko on Friday @ 8pm for Miesville Night, and finish the CCVL schedule visiting Hampton @ 2pm on Sunday.
Schedule Update... Games Cancelled
Tonight's game vs Chanhassen has been cancelled due to a shortness of available players on their end. Also, next Tuesday's (7.19) game vs Champlin has also been cancelled. No make up games will be scheduled for these games.
Miesville will hit the road Friday 7.15 and take on Green Isle @ 7:30pm and then visit Hastings @ 2pm on Sunday 7.17.
16 In-A-Row! Hens Pick up Two Wins Over Weekend
Miesville picked up another 2 wins this weekend against the Austin Greyhounds and Section and CCVL rival Dundas.
Friday night, Miesville 10-runned Austin in 7 iniings 13-3 in a dominant pitching performance by Steve Maher. Maher pitched all 7 innings racking up 14 strikeouts and only giving up 2 earned runs. Everybody contributed offensively with Deryk Marks leading the way with 4 hits and 2 RBI. Zach Laffey, Alex LaShomb, and Jacob Dickmeyer all had multiple hits as well with Miesville banging out 18 hits on the night.
Sundays contest was with the Dundas Dukes who entered Sunday right behind Miesville in Section 1B play and currently ranked #3 in the state behind the #2 Mudhens. It was a pretty even game as both teams had quality pitchers on the mound until the top of the 9th. with the game tied at 2 Miesville loaded the bases with nobody out and ended scoring 2 to go ahead 4-2 even though a contiversial out was given to Dundas via the infield fly rule. Dundas did fight back to pull within one but they stranded the tying run on 3rd as Miesville escaped with a 4-3 win.
Jacob Dickmeyer started on the mound and pitched 7 innings in the no decision, giving up 2 runs and striking out 6. Chris Olean picked up the win pitching the last 2 innings. Nate Hammes lead Miesville offensively going 2-4 with 2RBI and Deryk Marks added a solo HR.
This week Miesville will host Channhassen Wed @ 8pm but will travel to Green Isle on Friday @ 7:30pm and in Hastings @ 2pm on Sunday.
14 Straight, Miesville Tops the Caps
Wednesday night the Mudhens defeated the St. Paul Capitals 4-1 behind a great pitching performance from rookie Shannon Ahern to make 14 straight wins for Miesville! Ahern picked up his first quality start and win on the season pitching 7 strong innings only allowing a single unearned run. 8 of 9 batters had a hit in the game and Charles Bruchu lead offensively with 2 hits and an RBI. Ryan Fritze pitched the 8th and 9th to slam the door, striking out 4 and earning the save.
Miesville will be back in action tonight @ 8pm hosting the Austin Greyhounds and then on Sunday will travel to rival Dundas @ 2pm for a big Section 1B contest. Hope to see you there!
Hens Win Another 4, Streak is at 12 Games!
Last week Miesville won another 4 games pushing their current win streak to 12! Despite multiple injuries and missing players, the bats continued to produce as it was much needed defeating Rosetown 13-11, Eagan 7-6, Cannon Falls 11-9, and Red Wing 9-1.
Offensively Miesville was lead by Alex LaShomb and Chuck Bruchu. Alex was on fire going 7-11 last week with 3 RBI at the plate. Bruchu did the most damage as he was 8-16 on the week with 9 RBI and 2 HR.
Yesterday's 4th of July's rivalry game vs Red Wing was dominated by a fantastic pitching performance by Miesville's Jacob Dickmeyer. 8 strong innings only giving up a single unearned run in the first inning, Dickmeyer held Red Wing to only 5 hits on the day while striking out 5. Pretty much the entire lineup contributed offensively while Deryk Marks and Zach Laffey both added HR's on the day.
Miesville will host the St Paul Capitals Wed 7/6 @ 8pm and the Austin Greyhounds Fri 7/8 @ 8pm before they travel to rival Dundas Sun @2pm.
3 More Wins, 8 in a Row for the Hens
Miesville tallied 3 more wins last week defeating the Minneapolis Lakers 7-1, Lake City 8-0, and Northfield 9-7. That makes 8 straight victories for Miesville who is now 12-3 on the season.
Last Wednesday's game vs the Lakers was highlighted by a complete game pitching performance by Jacob Dickmeyer who nearly got the shut out but allowed 1 earned run in the 9th inning. He struck out 8 batters on the day with only 2 walks. Offensively Miesville had 13 hits with multiple hits from Matt Van Der Bosch (3), Deryk Marks (2), Brian Sprout (2), and Zach Laffey (2).
Friday the Mudhens defeated Lake City 8-0 behind more good pitching from starter Steve Maher and 3 innings of relief from Ryan Fritze. Maher went 6 innings with 10 K's and no runs while Fritze added 3 innings of scoreless relief and tallied 4 K's himself. Multiple hits came from Nate Hammes and Deryk Marks who also added a HR.
Sundays contest featured the Northfield Knights who gave Miesville their only section loss so far this season. On a very windy and offensive day, Miesville out slugged Northfield with 19 hits to their 12, with a 9-7 final score. Andrew Werner struggled early giving up 6 runs in only 3 innigs but reliever Deryk Marks was brilliant going the next 6 innings only allowing 1 run for the rest of the game. Northfield tied the game at 7 in the 7th but Miesville would answer right back in the bottom of the frame when Matt Van Der Bosch let off with a HR and Brian Sprout scored on a Nate Hammes 2B. Miesville had everyone in the lineup tally at least 1 hit and 8 of the 9 starters all had multiple hits in the game! Marks also added a solo HR of his own.
It will be another busy week at the Jack when Miesville hosts Rosetown 6/29 @8pm, Eagan 7/1 @8pm, Cannon Falls 7/3 @2pm, and the annual 4th of July rivalry game vs Red Wing @2pm. See you there!
That's 5 in a Row
Miesville adds 2 more wins this weekend over the defending state champs Dundas by a score of 15-7 and throttled Randolph 18-0 in 7 innings.
Miesville found themselves down 6-2 at one point last Friday night against Dundas, but battled back to tie the game (7-7) in the 7th off of a 2 run bomb by Brian Sprout and went on to add 8 more runs in the 8th inning securing the victory 15-7.
Sunday a very short staffed Miesville traveled to Randolph in the heat and made it a short game, eliminating the Railcats 18-0 in 7 innings. The Hens wasted no time scoring 8 in the top of the 1st and it was all over from there. Just about everybody contributed offensively but the highlight of the game was a Grand Slam by catcher Nate Hammes. Aaron Stein got the win going 6 strong only allowing 3 hits.
The Mudhens are now 9-3 on the season and scoring 63 runs in their last 6 games!
This week Miesville will host the Minneapolis Lakers on Wed 6/22 @ 8pm, the Lake City Serpents on Fri 6/24 @ 8pm, and the Northfield Knights on Sun 6/26 @ 2pm.
Miesville Starts a New 3 Game Win Streak
After dropping a pair of games to Hampton and the Minneapolis Angels, Miesville has won 3 straight over Randolph (10-0), Cannon Falls (6-1), and section rival Elko (8-3).
Next up is another section rival and defending state champs Dundas tomorrow, June 17th in Miesville at 8pm. Should be a great game between the 2 squads as Dundas and Miesville are both ranked as top teams in the state according the the MBA's most recent poll.
See you there!
Tonight's Game is Cancelled
Tonight's contest with Champlin has been cancelled due to the wet projected forecast for the rest of the evening. Miesville will host Hampton this Sunday 6/5 at 2pm which looks to be a beautiful day. See you then!
Miesville Wins 3 Straight
After shaking off the rust on an opening day loss to Northfield, the Mudhens are starting to get back into last year's form, winning 3 straight games defeating Hastings, Red Wing, and Minnetonka respectively.
Sunday, 29th Miesville defeted Hastings 3-1 under a solid debut from new-coming pitcher Jacob Dickmeyer. Dickmeyer received the"W" going 7 innings and only allowing a single run. Steve Maher closed the door pitching a perfect 8th and 9th.
Monday, June 30th Miesville traveled to rival Red Wing and put together a 7-0 victory behind starting pitcher Bret Mitchell who went 8 innings with 16 K's! Player/Manager Chris Olean pitched the 9th and picked up 2 K's himself making 18 total strike outs on the night! The offense was carried by Deryk Marks who had 3 hits and 2 RBI.
Wednesday, June 1 Miesville took on the defending Class A State Champions, the Minnetonka Millers at the "Jack" and took care of the undefeated Millers 11-6. The bats were alive early and often for Miesville banging out 17 hits on the night lead by Andrew Werner, Spencer Merle, and Zach Laffey who each had 3 hits on the night. Werner (who homered as well) also got the start on the mound and picked up the win.
Miesville plans to be back in action tonight as they host the Champlin Logators at 8pm in Miesville (weather permitting). Please keep checking back on here for an update on tonight's game.
Rained Out for Tonight's Game
Due to wet weather and conditions, tonight's game has been postponed with Shakopee. We will look to make this up later this season.
Miesville will now have the home opener this Sunday at 2pm vs Hastings.
Rusty Season Opener Leads to Tough Loss
Game 1 for Miesville came a bit late this season due a cancelled season opener last weekend with Lake City. The Mudhens couldn't shake off enough rust to close out game 1 in Northfield. Miesville had a 3-2 lead headed into the bottom of the eighth but a couple of hits and unearned runs, Miesville gave up 4 runs and ended-up dropping the game 6-4.
Offensively hits were scattered having 9 though-out the game but a lack of timely hitting. The lone brightspot was the season debut of Miesville's new pitcher Bret Mitchell who struck out 11 in only 6 inning of work.
Miesville will be back in action for the home opener, this Friday 5/27, 8pm at the Jack as the Hens will host Shakopee.