The Ottertail Central 15U Babe Ruth baseball team registered a sweep of their double header with PRBA Blue on Thursday, posting wins of 7-3 and 15-5.
Collin Lukken delivered a two-run double in the second inning of game one to get OTC on the board early. Lukken (2-3, 2B, 3RBI), Ryan Despard (2-3, 2RBI) and Kaleb Hammes (2-4, 2RBI) each collected two hits in the contest. Hammes (4IP, 4K, 4H, 2R) earned the victory and Drew Evavold (3IP, 4K, 2H, 1ER) picked up the save.
OTC jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning of game two, but PRBA Blue tied the game with four of their own in the bottom of the inning. Singles by Sam Hanson and Ben Bye, and a triple by Riley Perleberg got things started for PRBA. OTC pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning and then added six in the third. Garrett Kuhn-Rice (4IP, 7H, 4ER, 2BB, 3K) was the winning pitcher. Evavold (2R, 2RBI) and Bradyn Roisum (2B, 2RBI) were the offensive leaders for OTC. Owen Harig had 3 of the 13 stolen bases for OTC.