Huschka pitches Midgets past WillistonWILLISTON — Dickinson junior Alex Huschka struck out seven and gave up just four hits to pick up his first varsity victory Tuesday.
WILLISTON — Dickinson junior Alex Huschka struck out seven and gave up just four hits to pick up his first varsity victory Tuesday.
Huschka pitched 5 1/3 innings, giving up just two earned runs, while Taylor Thiel had two RBI’s to lead the Midgets to a 6-3 West Region victory over Williston.
“Alex threw a good game. He had them off stride the whole game,” Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz said.
Senior Korey Kallenbach picked up the save, pitching 1 2/3 innings and had a RBI single in the first inning.
The Midgets (6-6, 4-2 West) scored two runs in the both the second, third and seventh innings. They scored a run on a wild pitch in the second and an error in the fourth.
Thiel had a RBI double in the third. He and James Kary each walked in a run in the seventh.
Williston (5-9, 2-6 West) put up seven runs in the first inning of a five-inning nonconference game to claim a 9-0 win.
“We’d like to see a little more consistency in all our games, but at least we’re seeing a little more effort in our conference games,” Dobitz said.
Dickinson 6, Williston 3
Dickinson 022 000 2 — 6 7 2
Williston 000 111 0 — 3 6 2
Alex Huschka, Korey Kallenbach (6) and Brady Dutchuk. Cody Laber, Alex Halland (7), Jordan Axness (7) and Jacob Brokaw. W–Huschka (1-0). L–Laber. S–Kallenbach. HR–None.
Highlights: D, Kallenbach 2-for-2, RBI; Taylor Thiel 2-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Alex Huschka 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 7 K, 2 BB. W, Caden Larbakken 2-for-4, 3B; Sam Falcon 2-for-3; Axness 1-for-3, RBI.
Williston 9, Dickinson 0
Dickinson 000 00 — 0 2 2
Williston 700 2x — 9 9 0
Austin Fitterer, Brett Braunagel (3) and Mark Erickson. Seth Falcon and Alex Halland.
W–Falcon. L–Fitterer. HR–Name.
Highlights: D, Thiel 1-for-2; Tanner Hopfauf 1-for-2.
Records: Dickinson 6-6, 4-2 West; Williston 5-9, 2-6 West.