Cretin-DH’s Wright throws 5-inning perfecto
• CRETIN-DERHAM HALL 13, EAST RIDGE 0: Cretin-Derham Hall pitcher Eli Wright turned Friday’s highly anticipated battle between two of the Suburban East’s best teams into his personal showcase, striking out six batters en route to a five-inning perfect game. The Raiders’ bats also made noise, particularly those of Dominic Dandrea and Nick Lacina. Dandrea, a senior catcher, went 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBI while Lacina, a senior outfielder, was 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBI.
• EDEN PRAIRIE 7, WAYZATA 5: The Eagles trailed 3-0 after two innings but rallied and pulled out the victory when Drew Miller hit a three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning.
• ST. LOUIS PARK 2, CHISAGO LAKES 1 (9): South Dakota State recruit Ryan Froom pitched all nine innings for the Orioles, giving up three hits while striking out 11. He also drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly.
• WHITE BEAR LAKE 7, ROSEVILLE 4: The Bears exploded for six runs in the top of the sixth inning on six hits, including two by Patrick Mulvaney, along with a walk and a hit batter to rally past the Raiders in the first game of a doubleheader.
• BENILDE-ST. MARGARET’S 6, SPRING LAKE PARK 5 (9 INN.): The Red Knights gave up three runs in the top of the seventh, but won two innings later when Mike McGill’s single scored Keaton Stensrud with the winning run.
• EDINA 9, HOPKINS 3: Matthew Hopfner threw a complete-game victory and was just as good at the plate, going 4-for-5.
East Ridge rolls
• EAST RIDGE 12, PARK OF COTTAGE GROVE 2: Kelsey Ihns of the Raptors dominated, pitching a complete game while going 3-for-3 at the plate with two home runs, a double and six RBI.
• NEW LIFE ACADEMY 10, WEST LUTHERAN 0: Valerie Hohol pitched a five-inning no-hitter, striking out 12, while Chloe Westlund and Nicole Johnson each went 3-for-3 to lead the Eagles’ attack.
• VISITATION 12, BROOKLYN CENTER 0; VISITATION 19, PROVIDENCE ACADEMY 2: The Blazers were dominant in back-to-back games against different conference opponents. Freshman pitcher Sarah Otto struck out nine in a complete-game shutout victory over Brooklyn Center in the first game and senior catcher Anne Debertin went 3-for-3 with a walk, double, triple, home run, four runs scored and four RBI in the rout of Providence.
• STILLWATER 20, MAHTOMEDI 4: Dana Almquist scored nine goals and added two assists as the Ponies improved to 7-0.
• TARTAN 5, NORTH ST. PAUL 3: Natalie Herzog scored back-to-back goals to break a 3-3 tie and give Tartan its first girls’ lacrosse victory in school history.