Dexter baseball once again rallies to beat Monroe for SEC-Red title
MONROE — If there’s one thing Dexter’s baseball team showed last week, it’s that the Dreadnaughts don’t give up.
The Dreadnaughts entered the week with two wins over Saline and a win over Monroe to be crowned the Southeastern Conference Red Champions, and they did just that with comeback wins over both opponents. this week.
Dexter swept Saline with a comeback performance on Monday to become the favorite for the league crown, but lost to Saline on Wednesday to set up a win-win against Monroe on Friday.
Monroe was leading 4-1 heading into the fifth inning when the Dreadnaughts offense started to click to help them to an 8-4 victory and claim the SEC-Red title in their first year in this division.
Chance Sobbry started the rally for Dexter with a fifth-inning two-run single to cut the deficit to 4-3.
The Dreadnaughts added a run in the sixth to tie the game and Cole Arnedt hit a single with the bases loaded to give Dexter a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh.
Dexter added three more runs, highlighted by a Garrett Sharp single that drove in two runs and the Dreadnaughts shut out Monroe in the bottom of the seventh to complete the comeback victory.
Sobbry and Sharp each finished with two hits and two RBIs to lead Dexter, while Brennan Parachekhad two hits and Braeden Fuson drove in two runs.
Wyatt Novara and Cole Rosen each pitched three innings and struck out three batters apiece.
The Dreadnaughts improved to 21-10 overall and 16-5 in the SEC-Red and will open district play against Ann Arbor Pioneer next Saturday.
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