Division 4 baseball: Derek Clark pitches Petersburg Summerfield to state title
East Lansing — Derek Clark tossed a four-hitter to lead Petersburg Summerfield to a 9-0 win over Saginaw Nouvel in the Division 4 state championship game at McLane Stadium Saturday evening.
Brock Olmstead, who pitched a shutout in the state semifinals Friday, had an RBI single during a two-run first, then walked, stole third and scored for a 3-0 lead in the fifth and had a sacrifice fly during the four-run sixth.
Brendan Dafoe and Bryce Smith each had two hits to lead Summerfield’s 10-hit attack.
Clark was outstanding on the mound, striking out 11 while allowing four hits and a walk.
Nouvel (15-17-1) was attempting to become the first team in state history to win a state title with a .500 record.