Area Baseball: Kummet, Pioneers shutout Royalton
ROYALTON--Matt Kummet struck out four, walked two and allowed no runs on three hits as the Pierz Pioneers blanked Royalton 1-0 Friday. Mike Meyer drove in Nick Herold for the game's only run in the top of the fourth. Pierz 1 5 0 Royalton 0 3 2 WP...
ROYALTON-Matt Kummet struck out four, walked two and allowed no runs on three hits as the Pierz Pioneers blanked Royalton 1-0 Friday.
Mike Meyer drove in Nick Herold for the game's only run in the top of the fourth.
Pierz 1 5 0
Royalton 0 3 2
WP: Matt Kummet. Overall: P 3-0. Next: Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Pierz 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Little Falls 10, Sartell 5
SARTELL-Hunter Swanson went 3-for-4 with two RBIs during the Little Falls Flyers 10-5 non-conference win over the Sartell Sabers Friday.
Justin Jenks also registered two RBIs and Thomas Miller hit two doubles and Daniel Marod added one double for the Flyers.
Little Falls 10 16 1
Sartell 5 6 4
WP: Mitchell Boros. LP: Cody Rose. 2B: LF-Thomas Miller 2, Daniel Marod. Overall: LF 2-0. Next: Zimmerman at Little Falls 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 5, New York Mills 3
BERTHA-Ethan Korfe tallied five strikeouts and gave up three runs on eight hits to pitch the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders to a 5-3 Park Region Conference win over New York Mills Friday.
BHV's Alex Copa was 2-for-3, including a double, and Mack Jones also went 2-for-3.
New York Mills 3 8 2
B-H/Verndale 5 11 1
WP: Ethan Korfe. LP: Skylar Mursu. 2B: BHV-Korfe, Jordan Frethem, Alex Copa, Cory Bertram. Conference: BHV 2-0. Overall: BHV 2-0. Next: Ottertail Central vs. BHV at Verndale 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Wadena-Deer Creek 13, Sebeka 0
WADENA-Kyle Kern threw a one-hit shutout to lead the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines to a 13-0 Park Region Conference victory over Sebeka Friday.
Kern struck out five in five innings of work.
Jake Dykhoff went 2-for-2, with an RBI and a double, Preston Warren tallied two RBIs and hit a triple and Alex Redfield recorded two RBIs and smacked a home run for the Wolverines.
Sebeka 0 1 4
Wadena-Deer Creek 13 7 2
WP: Kyle Kern. LP: Noah Stevens. 2B: WDC-Jake Dykhoff. 3B: WDC-Preston Warren. HR: WDC-Alex Redfield. Conference: WDC 2-0. Overall: WDC 2-1. Next: Sauk Centre at Wadena-Deer Creek 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Menahga 12, Pillager 7
PILLAGER-Ridge Hunstad smacked a home run and tallied two RBIs during the Pillager Huskies 12-7 Park Region Conference loss to the Menahga Braves Friday.
Chris Ringler, Josh Doss and Joe Anderson all tallied doubles for the Huskies.
Menahga 12 11 1
Pillager 7 7 4
WP: Al Pietila. LP: Braeden Wangsness. 2B: Pill-Chris Ringler, Josh Doss, Joe Anderson. HR: Pill-Ridge Hunstad. Conference: P 0-2. Overall: P 0-2. Next: Pillager at Sebeka 4 p.m. Tuesday (2).
Melrose 18, Staples-Motley 6
STAPLES-Trey Skeesick went 2-for-4 and tallied an RBI during the Staples-Motley Cardinals 18-6 non-conference loss to the Melrose Dutchmen Friday.
Melrose 18 16 2
Staples-Motley 6 6 8
LP: Tristan Rudenick. 2B: SM-Brady Smith. Overall: SM 0-3. Next: Staples-Motley at Park Rapids Tournament 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Duluth Marshall 6, Aitkin 1
AITKIN-Sam Peterson went 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Aitkin Gobblers in their 6-1 non-conference loss to the Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers Friday.
Aitkin's Wyatt Sanford scored the lone run for the Gobblers and was 1-for-3 with a walk.
Duluth Marshall 6 5 3
Aitkin 1 5 5
WP: Peter Lenz. LP: Drew Nordean. Overall: A 2-1. Next: Isle at Aitkin 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.