PC and Pella split in baseball

(photo by Ken Kinne) Pella’s Jason Knox applies the tag on Pella Christian’s Devin Haveman in the first game of a league doubeleader Friday. Haveman was safe and the Eagles won the opener 9-1.

Pella and Pella Christian split a league baseball doubleheader Friday night at Pella High.

The PC Eagles captured game one 9-1 behind the one-man super human all-around effort by Will Dembski and the Dutch returned the favor in game two winning 9-6.

In the opener Dembski smashed two home runs and drove in three runs. PC scored all nine runs in the first four innings of the game.

Dembski also toed the rubber and picked up the pitching win going seven strong allowing three hits and striking out 12.

Dan Jungling had one hit for PC and drove in two runs.

Nick Grandia had the lone RBI for Pella in the opener with a double.

Game two saw the Dutch snap a 3-3 tie with six runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings combined.

Dembski again had a big game going 4-for-4 at the plate with two more home runs, giving him four on the night and three more RBI.

Lawson Bruxvoort and Matthew Bokhoven each had two hits for PC in game two.

Bruxvoort took the loss on the mound while Ben Akers earned the win going six innings.

Pella had three hits from River Baker and two apiece by Nick DeJong and Akers. Gabe Thomas and Akers each had two RBI for Coach Jesse Jablonski’s team.

The split left the Dutch with a record of 9-17 overall and PC at 13-12. Pella is 6-11 in the LHC and PC 10-9.