Eagles Sweep Vikings in Baseball Twin Bill

Southern Door’s baseball team remains undefeated in the Packerland Conference after sweeping a home doubleheader Tuesday against Gibraltar/Washington Island.

The Eagles won game one, 8-1.

Southern Door’s hitting leaders included Christian Counard batting 3-4, and Jack Peterson and Jaden Diller with two hits each.

Diller, who had 3 RBI at the plate, also recorded the pitching victory after striking out 10 and in his 5 1/3 scoreless innings of work. He allowed only two hits with three walks.

Will Jandrin tossed the final 1 2/3 innings for the Eagles, striking out three and walking two, while allowing a hit and an earned run.

Noah Greene pitched all six innings for the Vikings and recorded the loss.

Game two went five innings before being suspended by darkness with Southern Door ending up winning, 7-4.

The Eagles’ leading hitters included Peterson, Tyler Neinas and Derek Schinktgen with two hits each. Counard added a solo homer in the fourth inning for the Eagles.

Neinas pitched all five innings, striking out 11 and walking one.

Gibraltar/Washington Island tallied nine hits off of Neinas, with three of the four runs being earned.

Southern Door, which improved to 6-0 in the Packerland, travels to Peshtigo on Saturday for a conference doubleheader, with game one scheduled to start at 11 am.

The Vikings, who dropped to 6-2 in league play, are scheduled to host Peshtigo on May 2 starting at 4 pm.

Southern Door’s Alec Guilette (7) dives back to first base to beat the tag of Gibraltar/Washington Island’s Aidan Purinton in the first game of Tuesday’s baseball doubleheader. Photo by Kevin Boneske.

Clippers Sweep Pioneers

The other two Door County high school baseball teams were also in action Tuesday when Sevastopol dropped a home doubleheader to Sturgeon Bay.

The Clippers won game one, 12-2, and then downed the Pioneers in the second game, 18-8.

Sturgeon Bay, which evened its Packerland record to 4-4, hosts Algoma in a conference doubleheader Saturday, with the first game set for 10 am.

Sevastopol, which dropped to 0-8 in league play, plays a doubleheader Friday at Kewaunee slated to start at 4 pm.