Bulldogs edge out Vikings baseball team

Published 7:15 pm Monday, April 17, 2017

The Hayfield baseball team struggled at the plate as it lost to Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton (3-2 overall) 3-2 in Hayfield Monday.

The Vikings (2-3 overall) had eight hits in the loss, but they struck out 11 times.

Dominic Dublin makes contact for the Hayfield baseball team in Hayfield Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

“We’ve got to find a way to put the ball in play more often,” Hayfield head coach Kasey Krekling said.

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The Vikings pulled to within 3-2 in the fifth when Jake Olive was hit by a pitch and scored on a JWP error, but they couldn’t get any closer.

Hayfield pitching: Adam Fjerstad (L) 7 IP, 9 H, 1 BB, 3 R, 1 ER, 9 K

Hayfield hitting: Jake Olive, 1-for-4, R, SB; Lane Canny, 1-for-4, R; Fjerstad, 2-for-4, double, 2 RBIs; Dominic Dublin, 0-for-3, BB; Kolby Tapp, 2-for-3, SB; Drew Olive, 0-for-3; Luke Risius, 1-for-2, HBP; Zach Nelson, 1-for-3; Mason Tapp, 0-for-2; Brady Nelson, 0-for-1

Jake Olive trots down the third base line to score a run for the Vikings against Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in Hayfield Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com