Baseball: Big innings lead to Detroit Lakes' doubleheader sweep over Crosby-Ironton

Recap from Detroit Lakes baseball at Crosby-Ironton

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CROSBY – An 11-run third inning lifted the Detroit lakes baseball team to a sweep over Crosby-Ironton in its first mid-state doubleheader of the season on Thursday night.

The Lakers beat the Rangers 19-2 in game two after taking game one 16-6. Both contests ended in five innings.

Cade Jackson drew a bases-loaded walk before Markus Lyman bunted a run home to make it 7-2. Bradly Sweirs singled in a pair of runs before a Noah Rieber double made it 10-2.

Following a Hunter Korth sacrifice fly, Mason Omberg tallied one of his four RBIs by getting hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.

The Lakers batted around in the third inning, leading to Lyman’s RBI double. Grady Kirchner scored from third on a passed ball to give Detroit Lakes a 16-2 lead heading into the fourth inning.


Jackson pitched all five innings for the Lakers and allowed one earned run. He struck out five batters and walked one in the mercy-rule victory.

Swiers, Omberg and Carson Rogstad recorded two-hit games for the Lakers. Omberg went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and three runs scored. Kyler Johnson was 1-for-2 with three walks.

The big third inning in game two followed an eight-run second inning in game one. After taking a 2-0 lead in the first inning, Hunter Korth scored on a passed ball to make it 3-0 before Jacob Thomas and Johnston walked with the bases loaded.

Omberg reached on an error, scoring Thomas and Jordan Tucker. Rogstad would single two batters later to give the Lakers a 10-0 lead. Rogstad notched an RBI double an inning later to put Detroit Lakes up 14-0.

Crosby-Ironton scored six runs, but it wasn’t enough to extend the game past five innings. Swiers, Rogstad and Brock Okeson combined for three earned runs on five hits with seven strikeouts. Rogstad and Swiers also combined for five hits at the plate.


DETROIT LAKES 284 20X X - 16

CROSBY 004 02X X - 6

DETROIT LAKES PITCHING- Bradly Swiers 1IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 3K, 1BB; Carson Rogstad 1.1IP, 2H, 4R, 3ER, 2K, 1BB; Brock Okeson 2.1IP, 3H, 2R, 0ER, 2K, 1BB

DETROIT LAKES HITTING- Bradly Swirers 3-4; Grady Kirchner 1-1, 2R, 3BB; Jordan Tucker 1-3, R, BB; Jacob Thomas 0-2, R, 3RBI; Cade Jackson BB; Kyler Johnston 1-3, 2R, 2RBI, BB; Mason Omberg 0-3, R, K; Noah Rieber 1-1; Hunter Korth 0-2, 2R, 2BB, K; Carson Rogstad 2-3, 2RBI, K; Brock Okeson 0-1; Markus Lyman 0-2, BB, K; Christian Solberg 0-1, 2R, K


DETROIT LAKES 41 11 30XX- 19

CROSBY 020 00X X - 2

DETROIT LAKES PITCHING- Cade Jackson 5IP, 1H, 2R, 1ER, 5K, 1BB

DETROIT LAKES HITTING- Swiers 2-4, 2R, RBI, K; Josh Mack 0-1, K; Rieber 1-4, 2R, 2RBI; Korth- 1-3, R, 2RBI; Landon Mousseau 0-1, R, BB; Tucker 1-3, 2R, 2BB; Johnston 1-2, 4R, 3BB, K; Omberg 2-3, 3R, 4RBI; Rogstad 2-3, R, RBI; Okseson 1-1, RBI; Jackson 0-2, R, 2RBI, 2BB; Lyman 1-3, R, RBI, K; Solberg 0-1; Kirchner R

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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