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Hayfield stays hot with two big wins

The Hayfield baseball team picked up a pair of wins as it beat Lyle-Pacelli 7-2 and topped United South Central 4-2 in Marcusen Park Saturday.

The Vikings (15-2 overall) have now racked up nine wins in a row.

“It was a very good sweep for us,” Hayfield head coach Kasey Krekling said. “Those were two good teams to beat.”

Jake Risius launches a pitch for Hayfield against Lyle-Pacelli in Marcusen Park Saturday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Easton Fritcher struck out 10 in the win over LP (10-6 overall) and Luke Dudycha picked up the win against USC (9-5 overall).

Hayfield 7, LP 2

Hayfield pitching: Easton Fritcher (W) 7 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 2 ER 10 K

Hayfield hitting: Fritcher, 0-for-3, RBI; Brady Nelson, 1-for-4, double, R; Kolby Tapp, 1-for-4, R; Jake Risius, 2-for-3, double, BB, 2 R, RBI; Patrick Towey, 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 SB; Joey Tempel, 1-for-4, double; Carter Kyllo, 1-for-2, RBI, R, BB, HBP, SB; Karver Heydt, 1-for-4, RBI

Lyle-Pacelli’s Cole Walter drives a pitch against Hayfield in Marcusen Park Saturday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Hayfield, 4, USC 2

Hayfield hitting: Luke Dudycha (W) 7 IP, 8 H, 3 BB, 2 ER, 3 K

Hayfield hitting: Fritcher, 2-for-3, doubles, 2 R, RBI; Mason Tapp, 1-for-3, double, RBI; Kolby Tapp, 0-for-1, HBP, RBI; Tempel, 2-for-3, R, RBI

Lyle-Pacelli’s Zach Bollingberg pitches agaisnt Hayfield in Marcusen Park Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com