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Roundup: Dukes sweep Hawks

Published: Sunday, May 11, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014 9:35 p.m. CST

Brandon Jagitsch doubled and drove in three runs to lead the Dixon baseball team to an 8-5, nine-inning victory at Oregon on Saturday.

A.J. Murdock, Riley Mehrens and Cody Mighell each added two hits for the Dukes. Cal Jarrett was the winning pitcher.

Sawyer Reynolds knocked in a pair of runs for the Hawks.

The Dukes (7-14) made it a sweep by taking the second game, 16-2 in five innings. Murdock (1-1) went the distance, allowing two runs (one earned) and five hits, with two strikeouts.

Jagitsch and Payton Murphy each drove in two runs for Dixon.

Tyler Blume had two of Oregon's five hits in Game 2.

Cardinals split two: Karl Prerost went 3-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs to lead Forreston-Polo to an 11-5 victory against Lena-Winslow in the second game of a doubleheader in Forreston.

Richie Bartnick tossed three innings of scoreless relief to get the win.

In the first game, four Cardinal pitchers combined for 12 walks, as Lena-Winslow took a 6-2 decision. Bartnick, Ethan Groom and Wyatt Patterson each had two hits for Forreston-Polo (13-11).

Boys track

Hawks take second: Ashton Rutherford won a pair of events to lead Oregon to second place in the 10-team Carlin Nalley Invitational in Bolingbrook.

Seneca won the event with 126 points, seven more than the Hawks. Rutherford won the 300 hurdles (42 feet, 9 inches) and pole vault (13-3).

Single-event winners included Pierce Dhaese in the 400 (52.44) and Troy Pudlas in the discus (141-0).

Oregon's 1,600 foursome of Josh Drew, Caleb Mennen, Mitchell Nehrkorn and Dhaese also won in 3:32.21.

Saturday's stars

Ashton Rutherford, Oregon track, 2 wins at Nalley Invite

Brandon Jagitsch, Dixon, 5 RBIs at Oregon

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