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A great night of baseball

Hawks sweep doubleheader with South O'Brien

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's baseball team began the final week of the regular season with a doubleheader sweep at South O'Brien on June 26.

The Hawks gave up a run in the first inning of the opening game, but finished strong to defeat the Wolverines, 8-1.

H-M-S had only one baserunner through three innings, but tied the score in the fourth on an error. During a seven-run fifth inning, Tyson Tessum and Tanner Tesch hit consecutive two-run singles, Tesch and Jacob Cates later scored on an error, and Blake Meendering scored on a single by Evan Eilers.

"We got off to a slow start but I was happy to s...