Prep Extra: Epic pitchers duel between Woodbury’s Malec, Park’s Novotny

A recent high school baseball game had everything from a last-inning rally to a flurry of massive snowflakes to double-digit strikeouts from a pair of future Gopher pitchers.

Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports’ extended highlights of a superb game between Woodbury and Park, featuring ace pitchers and future Minnesota Gophers Tucker Novotny and Sam Malec

Park and their starter Tucker Novotny came from behind to beat Woodbury 5-3 in a wild game.

Novotny went six innings, allowing four hits and three runs while striking out thirteen Royals batters.

Woodbury’s Sam Malec went six-and-a-third innings scattering four hits and one run while racking up ten strikeouts.

Malec left with a 3-1 lead in the top of the seventh, but Park rallied to earn the win.