AREA BASEBALL: Meyer, Pierz edge Holdingford
HOLDINGFORD — Logan Meyer pitched a complete game while only allowing two earned runs on eight hits and struck out seven as Pierz edged Holdingford 3-2 Monday in a Central Minnesota Conference game.
The Pioneers were down 2-1 in the seventh before Ben Boser sparked a rally in which Pierz belted three straight hits. The rally was capped by Logan Meyer’s two-run single.
In the bottom of the seventh, Holdingford responded with a leadoff single but Meyer struck out the next three batters to end the game.
Ben Boser went 2-3 with a run for Pierz and Brad Meyer added two hits, including a double.
Pierz 3 11 0
Holdingford 2 8 0
WP: Logan Meyer. LP: Sam Butler. 2B: P-Brad Meyer, Jon Fuhrman. Conference: P 1-1. Overall: P 3-4. Next: Pierz at Eden Valley-Watkins 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Isle 4, Pillager 2
ISLE — Tristan Litke recorded a triple for Pillager as the Huskies were edged 4-2 by Isle on Monday in a non-conference game.
Zach Forsberg notched the only RBI for Pillager, a sacrifice fly that scored Litke from third base. The other run scored on a wild pitch.
Cole Hunstad pitched five innings for Pillager, allowing only two hits while walking eight and striking out four.
Pillager 2 3 2
Isle 4 5 4
WP: Wes Oswald. LP: Cole Hunstad. 2B: PIL-Adam Obermiller, I-Brinks. 3B: Tristan Litke. Next: B-H/Verndale at Pillager 4:30 p.m. Thursday.