Baseball: Detroit Lakes bounces back from Bemidji loss with doubleheader sweep over Park Rapids

Recap from Detroit Lakes baseball against Part Rapids.

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Detroit Lakes' Jacob Thomas (11) hits a single in the fourth inning against Bemidji on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the BSU baseball field.
Madelyn Haasken / Bemidji Pioner

DETROIT LAKES – The Detroit Lakes baseball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a doubleheader sweep over Park Rapids on Friday.

After an 11-0 win in game one, the Lakers held on to win game two 7-2, thanks to a Jordan Tucker grand slam in the bottom of the third inning. He finished the game 1-for3 at the plate and also threw all seven innings on the mound. He allowed two runs on four hits and struck out six batters.

The Lakers added another run in the bottom of the fourth on a Carson Rogstad single. The Lakers tacked on two more runs with an error and a fielder’s choice to make it 7-0 in the fifth inning.

The Panthers scored twice on a fielder’s choice in the sixth and seventh innings to cut the lead to five but couldn’t muster a comeback. The Lakers scored seven runs on six hits.

A big first inning propelled Detroit Lakes to a shutout win in five innings in game one.


Noah Rieber crossed home plate on a passed ball before Hunter Korth singled in a run to make it 2-0. After the Lakers added two more runs, Markus Lyman put a charge into a three-run home run to take a 7-0 lead.

Detroit Lakes added three runs in the third and one in the fourth before winning via the mercy rule in the top of the fifth. Rieber pitched a four-hit shutout and struck out five batters.


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DETROIT LAKES PITCHING- Noah Rieber (W) 5IP, 4H, 0R, 0ER, 5K, 2BB

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


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DETROIT LAKES PITCHING- Jordan Tucker (W) 7IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 6K, 2BB

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