Bulldogs baseball earns sweep of Red Devils

HANCOCK — With a pair of wins on Monday at the Hancock Driving Park against the Ironwood Red Devils, the Hancock Bulldogs baseball team won their fourth and fifth games in a row to improve to 15-4 on the season.

Shortstop Bryce Hanner was instrumental to the Bulldogs’ 14-3 victory in the opening game. He went 4-for-4 at the plate, knocking in three runs and scoring three times himself. He was good again in the nightcap, going 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored as the Bulldogs won, 15-5.

Second baseman Ned Larson was also good at the plate in the opening game, going 3-for-4 with one walk, one RBI, and four runs scored. He also came in to relieve starting pitcher Caleb Isaacson for, getting the final out via a strikeout.

In the second game, Larson went three innings, striking out two, walking four and giving up three hits. At the plate, he went 1-for-3 with one walk and four runs scored.

Center fielder Zach Geborkoff was the only other Bulldogs hitter record more than one hit in the first game, going 2-for-3 with one walk, two RBI and three runs scored.

Isaacson went 4 2/3 innings on the mound, striking out six, walking two and surrendering three hits.

In the second game, catcher Benny Keranen was very good at the plate, going 3-for-4 with four runs scored while batting second in the lineup.

Isaacson, who played third base, and second baseman Luke Mikkola both went 2-for-3 with a run scored each. Mikkola also had two RBI in the game.

Left fielder Todd Kilpela came in to relieve Larson for the final two innings. He struck out one and walked two while giving up four hits.


Hancock is back in action Thursday when they host Calumet at the Hancock Driving Park.


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