Lutheran Dartball League standings through three weeks


And then there was one — the only team left undefeated.

Wegan B swept Dudleytown D to stay undefeated at 9-0 in the Lutheran Dartball League. Immanuel Darty moved up to the second spot with three wins over White Creek N, the third game in 12 innings.

Wegan W swept Borchers to tie for second. Immanuel 1 dropped a game but remains in second place. Sauers E lost two games to Wegan A to drop from the unbeaten ranks and join the other three teams at 7-2. Dudleytown Mets won all three from Wegan C to move up in the standings. The losses dropped Wegan C to 0-9 on the season.

Of the current teams in the league, the one that is third in longevity is Wegan W. This year is its 65th year in the league. One could say Wegan W is and has been the class of the league, having won 44 trophies – 15 more than the next closest team.

They have won 17 league championships, league runner-up 12 times and third place four times. They have won the league tournament four times and been runner-up seven times. Through their 64 years in the league, they have won more games than any other team – 2,507. They have lost 1,246 times for a winning percentage of .668 over 64 years. Their highest scoring game has been 26 runs. The highest series has been 54 runs.

The following is a list of some of their records in the league:

1. 10.92 runs/game season average. Highest in the league records. They averaged over 10 runs eight times. All teams combined have only done it 15 times.

2. 61 wins in 1984-85. Fifth highest all-time in the league.

3. Scored 840 runs in 1983-84. Fourth highest all-time.

4. Largest amount of victory (24). Wegan W 24 – 0 Sauers A. Fifth highest all-time.

5. Highest losing score (17). Wegan W 17 – 20 Sauers C. Sixth highest all-time.

6. Highest combined score in league (37). White Creek 27 – 10 Wegan W. Fifth highest all-time.

7. Combined runs in league series (88). Sauers C 56 – 32 Wegan W. Tied for second highest.

8. Most tournament wins (70). Tied for first all-time.

9. Winning percentage in tourney (.643). Sixth highest all-time.

10. Total runs in tournament (752). Second highest all-time.

11. Runs/game average in tournament (6.48). Fifth highest all-time.

12. Most combined runs in tourney game (33). Wegan W 20 – 13 Sauers X. Seventh highest.

13. Most combined runs in championship game (26). WW 18 – 8 White Creek N. Second highest.

14. Highest winning score in championship game (18). Wegan W 18 – 8 White Creek S.

The league has held a season-ending tournament for 70 years. The Wegan W team has volunteered to serve the refreshments at the tournament 31 times.

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