Lutheran Dartball League weekly standings and results


Another week of Lutheran Dartball League action is past.

Week 16 featured a lot of close matches. League-leading Sauers E had a tough matchup with Immanuel 1 but came up with a sweep by scores of 6-1, 4-2 and 8-6. Sauers B stands in second place after sweeping contender White Creek N by scores of 5-0, 9-6 and 8-5.

Dudleytown Mets and Wegan B are just .002 percentage points behind with records of 29-16. The Mets beat Wegan A in Game 1 6-4. In Game 2, the Mets led 1-0 going to the bottom of the eighth and Wegan B had just one hit. Wegan A scored a run in the eighth to tie the game and won in 11 innings with Grant Hackman driving in the winning run. The Mets came back and won Game 3 6-2.

Wegan B was facing rival Wegan W. Wegan W shut out the B’s 10-0 in Game 1. Wegan B won Game 2 13-6, and Wegan W got the better of the night, winning Game 3 4-2.

In a match of one-run games, the Pastors swept Jonesville by scores of 1-0, 4-3 and 2-1 in 10 innings. It was a long night at Dudleytown, where Dudleytown D beat Redeemer N 4-3 in 13 innings in Game 1. Redeemer N won Game 2 6-5 in 10 innings, and Dudleytown D won Game 3 3-2 in 10 innings.

As we approach the end of the season, next week offers a key matchup with league-leading Sauers E traveling to third-place Wegan B for a battle of contending teams.

Dartball history

This week, we take a look at Wegan A. This is the eighth year for a Wegan A team. They originally joined the league in the 1992-93 season and played seven years before dropping out of the league. This year, they return to the league as one of the youngest teams.

In the ’90s, Wegan A won 100 games and lost 311 for a winning percentage of .243. They scored 1,193 runs for an average of 2.90 runs a game. Their high game and series came in 1992-93 season with a game of 12 runs and a series of 25 runs. Look out for Wegan A come tourney time.

The earlier Wegan A team was 0-7 in tournament action. These young men will be hungry for a win and might surprise some teams. They have the third lowest winning percentage in a season. In their last year before dropping out of the league, they went 6-54 for a winning percentage of .100. That season, they lost a record 34 games in a row.

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