The Dutchmen swept a doubleheader 8-3 and 5-2 at Atwater Friday. In the first game, Dillon Haider lead Melrose going 4-4 with double and three runs. Will Stone and Cody Pundsack each had two hits. Brady Birch was the winning pitcher pitching into the sixth inning. Brennen Hoppe earned the save.
In the second game Hoppe earned the win and Bryce Stalboerger the save. Hoppe helped his own cause with two hit and Birch had two rbi. Stone doubled.
The Dutchmen find themselves leading the West Central Conference after first place wins at Olivia and Atwater Friday.
John Brang’s 38 at Olivia tied him for the lead. Nate Loxtercamp led all golfer with a 36 at Atwater.
More on Melrose sports appears in the May 3 issue of the Melrose Beacon.