AREA BASEBALL: Pierz quiets Thunder
Pierz 6, Long Prairie-GE 0
PIERZ — Dylan Kummet was 2-2 with two RBIs, two stolen bases, and one run scored for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the Long Prairie-GE Thunder 6-0 in a non-conference game Friday.
Logan Meyer went 2-3 with two doubles, one run and one RBI for the 6-13 Pioneers.
Long Prairie-GE 6 8 0
Pierz 0 7 1
WP: Mitch Boser. LP: Zach Miller. 2B: Logan Meyer (2). Overall: Prz 6-13. Next: Pierz at Little Falls 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Pequot splits with Park Rapids
PEQUOT LAKES — Brian Yackley’s game-winning RBI gave him the win on the mound as the Pequot Lakes Patriots defeated Park Rapids 8-7 in Game One of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Friday.
Park Rapids rallied for an 8-5 Game Two win.
In Game One, the Patriots entered the bottom of the seventh trailing 7-5 and were down to their final out before scoring three runs, the final two coming on Yackley’s single.
Travis Noska went 2-3 with a triple and two RBIs and Cole Humphrey was 2-4 with a double.
In game two, Yackley was 3-4 with three RBIs and Travis Noska hit 2-4.
Park Rapids 7 14 0
Pequot Lakes 8 8 3
WP: Brian Yackley. LP: Dustin Martine. 2B: PL-Cole Humphrey. 3B: PL-Travis Noska.
Park Rapids 8 9 0
Pequot Lakes 5 10 5
WP: Levi Erickson. LP: Humphrey. Conference: PL 5-7. Overall: PL 7-9. Next: Upsala at Pequot Lakes 5 p.m. Monday.
Royalton 5, Pillager 4
PILLAGER — Jordan Hunstad was 2-4 with a pair of doubles as the Pillager Huskies suffered a 5-4 loss to the Royalton Royals during non-conference action Friday.
Cole Hunstad and Justin Hummel also finished 2-4 and added one double apiece for the Huskies.
Royalton 5 7 1
Pillager 4 9 3
WP: Nick Block. LP: Matt Doss. 2B: J. Hunstad 2, Cole Hunstad, Justin Hummel. Overall: P 4-12. Next: Menahga at Pillager 4 p.m. Tuesday (2).