Perham shuts out Roseau to advance

Yellowjackets defeat Rams 10-0, will play for Section 8AA Championship

Chas Melvin throws a pitch for the Yellowjackets Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Deer Creek. Melvin threw a shutout against the Rams in Perham's 10-0 victory. (Meghan Perry / Focus)

Perham's Chas Melvin threw a shutout and had a big day at the plate in Perham's 10-0 victory against the Roseau Rams in the Section 8AA playoffs Tuesday, June 8, in Deer Creek.

Melvin threw a complete game shutout, allowing just one hit and striking out 11 batters in the contest. He also had a great day at the plate, going 3-4, scoring four runs and driving in two runs.

Perham got on the board in the first inning, when Andrew Smith led off with a solo home run for the Yellowjackets. The home run was followed by three consecutive doubles by Melvin, Ben Shumansky, and Rian Solberg, and Perham led 3-0 after one inning.

Andrew Smith hits a triple for the Yellowjackets in their 10-0 victory against the Roseau Rams June 8, 2021, in Deer Creek. (Meghan Perry / Focus)


The team added three more runs in the second inning, one run in the fourth, and three more in the fifth inning to end the game and give the Yellowjackets the 10-0 win.

The Yellowjackets had 14 hits in the game, with Shumansky, Smith, Melvin, and Solberg all getting multiple hits for Perham. Shumansky led the team with four hits in four at bats. He also scored two runs and had two RBIs on the day.

Perham also played well in the field, committing zero errors in the game.

The Yellowjackets will play for the Section 8AA Championship Thursday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m. Check back for location and additional information.

Perham's Ben Shumansky gets a hit for the Yellowjackets in their 10-0 victory against the Rams June 8, 2021, in Deer Creek. Shumansky went 4-4 with two runs and two RBI in the contest. (Meghan Perry / Focus)

Yellowjackets 10, Rams 0



ROS 0 0 0 0 0 x x - 0 1 3

PER 3 3 0 1 3 x x - 10 14 0

WP-Chas Melvin (PER)

LP-Isaac Wensloff (ROS)

PER-Andrew Smith 3-4, 3R, HR, 2RBI; Chas Melvin 3-3, 4R, 2RBI; Ben Shumansky 4-4, 2R, 2RBI; Rian Solberg 2-3, 3RBI; Austin Aanenson 1-3, 1R; Jacob McAllister 1-3


PER-Chas Melvin 5IP, 1H, 2BB, 11K; ROS-Isaac Wensloff 1.2IP, 7H, 6R, 5ER, HR, 3K; Brady Demars 2.1IP, 4H, 1R, 2BB, 2K; Zack Jaenicke .2IP, 3H, 3R, 1BB


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