Area Baseball: Flyers silence the Thunder
ZIMMERMAN--A.J. Jenks crushed a home run and added one double with four RBIs for the Little Falls Flyers in a 13-3 Granite Ridge Conference victory over the Zimmerman Thunder Tuesday.
ZIMMERMAN-A.J. Jenks crushed a home run and added one double with four RBIs for the Little Falls Flyers in a 13-3 Granite Ridge Conference victory over the Zimmerman Thunder Tuesday.
Sam Nagel pitched the win. He struck out four, walked three and allowed three earned runs on four hits. He also hit a two-run double.
Joe Alholm went 2-3 with an RBI and two runs and Jacob Kapphahn drove in three runs and scored three times himself.
Mason Dempsey went 2-2 with three runs
Zimmerman 3 6 3
Little Falls 13 12 0
WP: Sam Nagel. LP: Noah Rotz. 2B: Sam Nagel, A.J. Jenks. HR: A.J Jenks. Conference: LF 7-4. Overall: LF 11-6. Next: Little Falls hosts Albany 5 p.m. Thursday, May 17.
Aitkin 8, Pine City 3
AITKIN-Kyle Cluff went 3-4 with a double, an RBI and scored twice for the Aitkin Gobblers in an 8-3 win over the Pine City Dragons Tuesday in a Section 7-2A matchup.
Carter Dox and Carter Olson also doubled for the Gobblers and Jeremy Blazek contributed a triple.
Aitkin broke open a 3-2 game with five runs in the bottom of the sixth on five singles and a double by Olson
Pine City 3 4 2
Aitkin 8 11 1
WP: John Blanchette. LP: Waxberg. 2B: A-Kyle Cluff, Carter Dox, Carter Olson. 3B: A-Jeremy Blazek. Overall: A 6-3. Next: hosts Crosby-Ironton 5 p.m. Thursday, May 17.
Crosby-Ironton 7, Rush City 4
RUSH CITY-Beau Sanford went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers won 7-4 over the Rush City Tigers in a Section 7-2A matchup Tuesday.
Jonathan Jacobson pitched seven innings recording five strikeouts for the Rangers. He also went 2-4 with two RBIs and Nate Sova scored three runs.
Rush City 4 4 0
Crosby-Ironton 7 11 4
WP: Jonathan Jacobson. LP: Brandon Guptill. 2B: CI-Beau Sanford, Christopher. Overall: CI 3-10. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Aitkin 5 p.m. Thursday, May .
Pierz sweeps BBE
BELGRADE-Jack Suska went a combined 5-for-7 with two doubles and one RBI as the Pierz Pioneers swept the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars 9-1, 2-0 in a Central Minnesota Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
Peter Schommer and Isaac Otte each went 2-for-3 with a double in Game Two.
Austin Dickmann struck out five and allowed one run on two hits and three walks for the 9-3 Pioneers.
Reese Kapsner was 2-3 with three RBIs and Schommer went 2-3 with two RBIs and two runs in Game One.
Preston Rocheleau struck out six, walked two and allowed two hits in his Game Two shutout.
BBE 1 2 1
Pierz 9 11 2
WP: Austin Dickmann. LP: Dylan Meyer. 2B: Jack Suska (2), Peter Schommer.
BBE 0 2 1
Pierz 2 6 1
WP: Preston Rocheleau. LP: Thaniel Cebulla. 2B: Peter Schommer, Isaac Otte. Conference: Prz 9-3. Overall: Prz 11-3. Next: Pierz hosts Holdingford 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17.
BHV 15, Menahga 1
VERNDALE-Owen Korfe struck out four, walked none and scattered three hits to pitch the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders to a 15-1 Park Region Conference win over the Menahga Braves Tuesday.
Seven of BHV's 10 hits went for extra bases led by Josh Bounds, who went 3-3 with three doubles and three RBIs. Mack Jones drove in four runs with a pair of doubles while Korfe and Adam Bauch contributed lone doubles.
Menahga 1 3 7 (5 innings)
BHV 15 10 0
WP: Owen Korfe. LP: Thomas Litzu. 2B: BHV-Josh Bounds 3, Mack Jones 2, Korfe, Adam Bauch. Conference: BHV 3-10. Overall: BHV 3-11. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale at Sebeka 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16.
WDC 7, OTC 2
BATTLE LAKE-Jake Dykhoff went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines defeated the Ottertail Central Bulldogs 7-2 in a Park Region Conference game Tuesday.
Preston Warren was 3-3 with three runs scored and Wyatt Hamann was 2-3 with three RBIs and a run scored.
Justin Dykoff pitched the victory with six strikeouts. He allowed two runs, one earned, on seven hits and one walk for the 12-1 Wolverines.
OTC 2 8 3
WDC 7 10 1
WP: Justin Dykhoff. LP: Daxton Olson. 2B: Dykhoff, Wyatt Hamann. HR: . Conference: WDC 12-1. Overall: WDC 14-2. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Menahga 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17.
Parkers Prairie 6, Pillager 3
PARKERS PRAIRIE-Josh Doss slammed a home run and went 2-for-4 with one RBI as the Pillager Huskies lost 6-3 to the Parkers Prairie Jaguars in a Park Region Conference game Tuesday.
Ty Swenson went 1-2 and contributed a double and one RBI as the Huskies dropped their fourth consecutive game.
Parkers Prairie 6 10 1
Pillager 3 5 3
WP: Matt Furley. LP: Sam Jensen. 2B: Ty Swensen. HR: Josh Doss. Conference: Pill 8-6. Overall: Pill 9-6. Next: Pillager hosts Royalton 5 p.m. Thursday, May 17.