Vikings win the Gopher Conference title

Published 8:03 pm Friday, May 17, 2019

The Hayfield baseball team wrapped up a Gopher Conference title in its first year in the conference as it beat Maple River (6-13 overall) 2-0 in Hayfield Friday.

Easton Fritcher allowed just one hit to pick up the win for the Vikings (18-2 overall).

Hayfield seized a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Carter Kyllo and Karver Heydt came up with back-to-back two out RBI singles.

Hayfield’s Carter Kyllo makes contact on an RBI single in the second inning against Maple River in Hayfield Friday. Rocky Hulne/

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Hayfield pitching: Easton Fritcher (W) 7 IP, 1 H, 3 BB,  0 R, 4 k

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