The Wolves’ baseball team wrapped up the regular season with a 4-2 home win over Bagley May 21.

The victory puts Walker-Hackensack-Akeley at 12-6.

TJ Smith, the hottest hitting Wolves over the last several games, had a two-run double in the third, with the other two runs scoring on wild pitches.

Both teams only had four hits each, but the Flyers had three costly errors that led to all four runs.

Zach Josephson had a single and a walk and scored a run, Caden Opheim and Jack Slagle each had singles, and Smith had a two-run double.

Smith started but was relieved because of the pitch count with two outs in the top of the third. He allowed one unearned run on two hits, one walk and hit three batters, while striking out four.

Josephson came on in relief to get the win. He gave one hit and two walks, and fanned four, and was also pulled due to the pitch count after the fifth inning.

Slagle was in line to get the save after striking out two batters in the sixth. A shoulder injury forced him to retire after he started the first batter in the seventh with two strikes.

Gavan Grey instead got the save, getting the final three outs, including Carter Opheim throwing a base runner out trying to steal second to end the game.

Bagley scored the first run in the top of the second on Boyson Olson’s 4-3 ground out.

Alec Norum got the first two Wolves to ground out to start the bottom of the third, but Ethan Anderson reached on an error. Josephson followed with a single to right that moved Anderson to third. After Josephson stole second, Anderson scored on a wild pitch and Carter Opheim reached base on a strike out wild pitch. Opheim immediately stole second and Smith followed with a two-run double for a 3-1 lead.

Bagley cut the lead to one in the next inning as Alex Rolfson walked, stole second and moved to third on a ground out. He scored when no one covered second base on a steal attempt by Olson with Opheim’s throw bouncing into the outfield.

The Wolves got an insurance run in the sixth as Slagle singled with one out. He quickly stole second and moved to third on Cole Rasmussen’s 5-3 ground out,before scoring on a wild pitch.

Norum went the distance, and besides the four hits, walked three, hit one and struck out nine.


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