BP baseball team knocks off JWP

Published 8:34 pm Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The No. 2 seeded Blooming Prairie baseball team beat No. 7 Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton (1-10 overall) 4-2 in a Section 1A West tournament opener in BP Wednesday.

Dylan Nirk doubled in two runs to put BP up 4-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Ian Wayne picked up the shoutout for BP (10-5 overall) as he struck out five and allowed zero earned runs.

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“Ian did a great job pitching. He doesn’t get rattled and he knows his job his to throw strikes,” BP head coach Matt Kittelson said. “We ended up with a lot of ground balls and fly balls.”

BP will take on No. 3 Lyle-Pacelli at Riverland at 10 a.m. Saturday.

BP pitching: Ian Wayne (W) 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 5 K

BP hitting: Seth Peterson, 2-for-3, double; Dylan Nirk, 1-for-3, double, 2 RBIs; Ethan Arett, 1-for-3, double; Karson Vigeland, 1-for-1, triple; Brad Staska, 1-for-3