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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Wrens, Bulldogs battle for Polar League small-school championship

Errors in the field cost both teams

 

May 10, 2019

Photos by Dan Saletel/Pine Knot Sports

Wrenshall's Randy Wimmer slides to third base as Carlton's third baseman Austin Parker is ready to catch the ball during Tuesday afternoon's matchup at Chub Lake Park.

The Carlton varsity boys baseball team secured the championship of the Polar League small-school division by picking up a 7-5 win over Wrenshall at Chub Lake Park Tuesday afternoon. It was a tough win for the Bulldogs, who trailed and had to fight back for the win.

After taking a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning the 'Dogs found themselves trailing when the Wrens offense scored four runs in the top of the third inning on several misplays by Carlton.

"We took advantage of their mistakes during the game and they did the same against us," said Wrens head coach Paul DeVall. "Both pitch...



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