Damon Van Beck and other Melrose defenders played flawlessly in 1-0 eight-inning win Friday over Browerville. The Dutchmen had hits two hits from Van Beck as well as singles by Brady Birch and Peyton Rademacher. Birch drove in Zac Van Beck with the game inning run. Brennen Hoppe pitched seven innings and struck out six. Reliever Carter Klasen earned the win.
Lady Dutchmen SoftballMelrose posted a 10-7 win over Benson on Thursday.