Baseball: Doll delivers late tie-breaking double to lift Holdingford over BBE
By PATRICK SLACK
Senior Luke Doll doubled in sophomore Mitch Merten in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 3-3 tie and give Holdingford a 4-3 home win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE), Monday.
Merten finished with a pair of hits for the Huskers, while Doll, senior David Bialka and sophomore Mitch Messman all doubled.
Junior Sam Butler went the distance on the mound to earn the win, striking out eight without issuing a walk and only allowing one run on five hits.
Holdingford plays a doubleheader at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Thursday.
Holdingford—Mitch Merten: 2-3, RBI; David Bialka: 1-3, 2B, RBI; Luke Doll: 1-3, 2B, RBI; Mitch Messman: 1-3, 2B; WP-Sam Butler: 7-IP, 3-R, 1-ER, 5-H, 0-BB, 8-K.