Vols sweep Miles CityThe Dickinson Volunteers had to work for their wins Tuesday night at Southside Municipal Ballpark.
The Dickinson Volunteers had to work for their wins Tuesday night at Southside Municipal Ballpark.
Taylor Thiel drove in three runs and reliever Brett Braunagel wrapped up the game in the seventh as the Volunteers beat the Miles City (Mont.) Outlaws 8-5 in the opener.
In the second game, Tevin Papineau hit a two-run double to break a 12-12 tie in the bottom of the sixth and boost the Roughriders to a 15-12 victory.
Jamie Kuntz had a three-run homer in the fourth inning and started off Dickinson’s four-run sixth inning with a single.
Jordan Tescher added a solo homer in the fifth for Dickinson, which improved to 21-15.
The second game went back and forth. There were seven lead changes.
Braxton MacKenzie took the win in the opening game and Papineau, who entered in the sixth, picked up the victory in the nightcap.
In the doubleheader, Miles City’s Caleb Frare went 4-for-6 with two doubles and five RBI.
The Volunteers host the Mandan A’s at 5:30 p.m. today, picking up where they left off last Wednesday when the game was suspended in the second inning due to an incoming storm.
Dickinson 8, Miles City 5
MC 103 000 1 — 5 8 1
Dickinson 300 500 x — 8 6 2
Weston Davies, Nelson Wacker (5) and Jared Harden. Braxton MacKenzie, Brett Braunagel (7) and Nick Rohwedder. W–MacKenzie (2-1). L–Davies. S–Braunagel.
Highlights: MC, Caleb Frare 2-for-2, 2 BB, 2B, RBI. Dickinson, Taylor Thiel 1-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI.
Dickinson 15, Miles City 12
MC 201 504 0 — 12 8 3
Dickinson 033 414 x — 15 17 6
Scott VanCleeve, Marty Etchemendy (4), Caleb Frare (6) and Weston Davies. D.J. Weismann, Grant Dvorak (4), Tevin Papineau (6) and Jamie Kuntz. W–Papineau. L–Etchemendy. HR–Dickinson, Kuntz (1); Jordan Tescher (4).
Highlights: MC, Frare 2-for-4, 2B, 4 RBI. Dickinson, Tescher 3-for-4, HR, BB, 2 RBI; Kuntz 3-for-4, HR, 3 RBI; Brendin Steiner 3-for-3, 3 SB, run.
Records: Dickinson 21-15.