Baseball: Dreadnaughts sweep rival Chelsea with timely hitting, solid pitching

The Dexter baseball team scored three runs in the second inning and the bullpen did the rest to help the Dreadnaughts to a sweep of rival Chelsea in an SEC White Division showdown in Chelsea on Monday.

The Dreadnaughts had eight hits and limited to the Bulldogs to just two in a 3-2 win in the second game.

Wyatt Novara, who surrendered one run and no hits over two innings while striking out four, earned the win for Dexter. Shay Ohtonen, Ethan Hochendoner, and Brennan Parachek all put in work in relief out of the bullpen. Parachek recorded the last two outs to earn the save.

Evan Krolewski and Joey Tessmer each went 2-for-3 in the heart of the lineup. Davis Bennett had a hit and two RBI.

In the opener, Dexter scored three runs in the first and two more in the third and cruised to an 8-2 win over the Bulldogs. The Dreadnaughts added runs in each of the final three innings and collected nine hits on the day.

Chelsea had just four hits and committed five errors.

Dexter’s Cam Rosen allowed four hits and two runs over six innings, striking out seven. Shay Ohtonen threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Krolewski went 3-for-3 at the plate, including a home run and a double, with three RBI and three runs scored. Tessmer had two hits with two runs scored and an RBI. Braeden Fuson had a double, walk and scored a run.

The Dreadnaughts host Chelsea on Wednesday.

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