Going off for 16 hits, including four-hit games from Charles Bruchu and Nate Hammes, Miesville made short work of the visiting Knights on Sunday with a 14-3 seven-inning victory at Jack Ruhr Field.
Hammes hit a home run and a double for the Mudhens while Joey Werner scored three times in the victory. On the mound, Jacob Dickmeyer went the distance for Miesville, striking out three with no walks and eight hits allowed in the victory.
Miesville’s heavy-hitting lineup secured a berth to the Class B state tournament Tuesday with a 12-1 victory over Northfield at Sechler Park to clinch a 2-0 series victory in the second round of the Section 1B playoffs.
The top-seeded Mudhens (27-4) used a seven-run second inning to take control of the game early. Miesville collected seven hits in the inning while taking advantage of an error and two walks. The Mudhens finished with 18 hits in the game, after tallying 16 in a 14-3 Game 1 victory Sunday in Miesville.