The Jordan Hubmen baseball team are the 2019 Minnesota River Conference champions.

Jordan clinched the MRC title with a sweep of a doubleheader of Southwest Christian last Thursday at Robert G. Fritz Memorial Field in Cologne.

The Hubmen defeated Southwest Christian 13-0, and 10-0 to clinch the conference title.

They needed both of those wins to hold of Le Sueur-Henderson for the title. Jordan finished with a 12-2 record having its last 10 conference games. They Giants finished in second with an 11-3 record.

Jordan held Southwest Christian to one hit in the first game as they won 13-0. They continued the domination with a 10-0 win in game two.

The Hubmen started the doubleheader fast as the first four batters of the game scored and Jordan cruised to a 13-0 five inning victory

Jonathan Huss started the game by getting hit by a pitch and scored on Kyle Hvidsten's double.

After a walk to Ryan Friedges and single by Noah Schmitt, Adam Kreuser drove in the second run of the game.

The lead would jump to 4-0 on a single by Logan St. Micheals.

Jordan kept scoring after that as they scored four times in the second once in the third, three times in the fourth and one in the fifth.

Kreuser hit a home run in the fifth inning for Jordan.

Huss finished the game by reaching base five times and scoring four runs. Hvidsten, Friedges, and St. Michaels all had three RBIs.

Micheal Lambrecht had a no-hitter going until he gave up the lone hit of the game with one-out in the fifth inning. He struck out six.

In game two of the doubleheader, Jordan won 10-0 in five innings.

Schmitt got the scoring started with a two-r8n home run in the first inning.

In the second inning, the Hubmen scored five times on RBIs from Huss, Hvidsten, Kreuser, and Lambrecht.

Friedges hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning for a 10-0 lead.

Kreuser gave up just four hits in five innings of pitching to earn the victory.

Prior to the doubleheader sweep, Jordan defeated Sibley East 10-5 last Tuesday at the Mini-Met.

Sibley East scored two first inning runs but Jordan responded with three runs in the bottom of the first for a 3-2 lead. Friedges, Kreuser and St. Michaels each had an RBI.

The Hubmen went up 4-2 in the second and then pulled away with three runs in the third, two in the fourth and a run in the fifth.

Huss had another strong game as he reached base four times, scored three runs and drove in two runs.

Dristin Biehn earned the win for Jordan.

Sports editor

Todd Abeln has been the Shakopee and Jordan sports editor for more than 10 years. He enjoys highlight big accomplishments and competitive games. Todd also enjoys golf, softball and watching his kids play baseball, soccer, hockey and basketball.


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