Zach Josephson pitched a two-hit shut-out Thursday night as the Wolves move to 7-3 with a 10-0 win over Lake of the Woods in Pine River.

The senior went all six innings with nine strike outs and no walks, improving his record to 2-1.

Ethan Anderson led the team with four hits including a two-run double in the sixth and walked once. He also had three RBIs.

Josephson had three hits, Carter Opheim had two RBIs on a sacrifice and single, and Connor Craven had one RBI. Craven also walked three times in the lead-off position and scored three runs.

Craven and Anderson both scored in the first as WHA took a 2-0 lead. The Wolves added a run in the second and three in the third. A run in the fourth and three more in the sixth ended the game under the 10-run rule.

The Bears threatened to score both in the third and fourth as they had a runner at third both times, but Josephson got the final out with a strike out each time.

Wolves pound Red Lake

Josephson had three hits and drove in six runs as the Wolves pounded host Red Lake 18-3 May 7.

The senior got the Wolves rolling with a three-run tater in the first inning and then ripped a three-run double in the second. He also had a single in the fourth and reached on an error in the fifth.

Craven got his first win of the season, allowing only one run on three walks while striking out two. Rasmussen, Austin Smith and Gray also pitched for the Wolves who won the game in five innings.

The Wolves pounded out 11 hits and took advantage of a handful of errors. Anderson finished with two hits and a RBI, while Carson Strosahl, Carter Opheim, Rasmussen, Caden Opheim, Smith and Slagle each drove in a run.

The Wolves scored three times in the second and broke the game open with a five-run second. Their biggest inning was the fifth, where WHA scored eight runs. Slagle had the big hit with a RBI triple.

There were also six errors and four free bases in the frame.


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