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BASEBALL: Mechaelsen pitches, hits Trojans to win

July 3, 2012
The Daily Freeman Journal

BLAIRSBURG - Marcus Mechaelsen was in command on the mound, and at the plate he worked in his home run trot during Northeast Hamilton's 6-1 win over Southeast Webster-Grand in non-conference baseball action here yesterday evening.

Mechaelsen a senior right-hander, limited the Eagles to just three hits and he fanned 10 to earn the complete-game win. Southeast Webster-Grand (11-15) scored an unearned run in the seventh inning.

Mechaelsen also yanked a Joe Phipps pitch over the left-field fence for his second home run of the season - a solo shot - in the fourth inning.

NEH (7-17) finished with five hits. Stephen Chamness went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI. Gabe Rapp added a single.

The Trojans plated three runs in the third inning, and single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth.

NEH will be off until Thursday when it hosts Webster City in a varsity-only contest at 5 p.m.

Fact Box

SE Webster-Grand000 000 1-1 3 4

Northeast Hamilton003 111 x-6 5 2

Joe Phipps and DJ Stowers. Marcus Mechaelsen and Gabe Rapp. W-Mechaelsen. L-Phipps. 2B-NEH: Stephen Chamness (2). HR-NEH: Marcus Mechaelsen. RBI-NEH: Mechaelsen, Chamness.



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