Area Baseball: Patriots hand Osakis its first loss
OSAKIS--Austin Meister went 2-3 with a triple, a home run, two stolen bases and three runs for the Pequot Lakes Patriots to defeat previously unbeaten Osakis 15-7 Friday in a non-conference contest.
OSAKIS-Austin Meister went 2-3 with a triple, a home run, two stolen bases and three runs for the Pequot Lakes Patriots to defeat previously unbeaten Osakis 15-7 Friday in a non-conference contest.
Dylan Messenbrink ripped a two-RBI triple for the Patriots, who collected doubles from Cameron Anderson, Marcus Klein and Josh Lewica.
Sam Pfeiffer, Zach Sjoblad, Klein, Mesenbrink, Anderson and Lelwica all had multiple hits.
Starter Cameron Anderson earned the win striking out five and walking four over five innings. He allowed three runs and four hits.
The Patriots are now 8-0, while Osakis drops to 6-1.
Pequot Lakes 15 13 2
Osakis 7 8 4
WP: Cameron Anderson. LP: . 2B: PL-Anderson, Marcus Klein, Josh Lelwica. 3B: PL-Austin Meister, Dylan Mesenbrink. HR: PL-Meister. Overall: PL 7-0. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Pequot Lakes 4 p.m. (2) Tuesday, May 8.
Pillager wins 2
MENAHGA-Joe Anderson went 5-9 on the day with two doubles, a triple, home run, five RBIs and was the winning pitcher in Game Two for the Pillager Huskies who swept the winless Menahga Braves 6-0 and 11-8 in a Park Region Conference doubleheader Friday.
Ty Swenson pitched a complete, two-hit shutout, striking out four and walking four in the first game for Pillager. Sam Jensen was 2-3 with a home run and Braeden Wangsness was 2-3 with a triple. Judah Beard was 3-3 and Bo Kruchten added two hits.
In Game Two, Josh Doss added a home run. Shane Evenson went 2-3 with a double, Swenson was 2-2 with a double and Wangsness finished 2-2 with four runs scored.
Menahga 0 2 2
Pillager 6 13 3
WP: Ty Swenson. LP: Nolan Haataja. 2B: PL-Joe Anderson. 3B: PL-Braeden Wangsness. HR: PL-Anderson, Sam Jensen.
Pillager 11 13 4
Menahga 8 7 1
WP: Joe Anderson. LP: Charlie Hodge. 2B: O-Anderson, Ty Swenson, Shane Evenson. 3B: PL-Anderson. HR: PL-Josh Dosh. Conference: P 7-1. Overall: P 8-1. Next: Pillager vs. Ottertail Central at Battle Lake 4 p.m. (2) Tuesday, May 8.
W-DC 15, Sebeka 4
SEBEKA-Preston Warren went 4-5 with three runs scored, two RBIs and a double to lead the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines to a 15-4 Park Region Conference victory over the Sebeka Trojans Friday.
Noah Ross, Jake Dykhoff and Colby Schertler also recorded doubles for W-DC.
Isaac Witthuhn went 3-4 with three RBIs pushing W-DC's win streak to six straight.
Wadena-DC 15 20 1
Sebeka 4 5 2
WP: Lleyten Pettit. LP: Spencer Lake. 2B: Preston Warren, Noah Ross, Jake Dykhoff, Colby Schertler. Conference: WDC 6-0. Overall: WDC 7-1. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at New York Mills 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.
Esko 21, Aitkin 4
HINCKLEY-Kyle Cluff and Jacob McCormick contributed doubles leading to four Aitkin runs in the fifth, but it wasn't enough, as the Gobblers fell 21-4 to Esko at the Hinckley-Finlayson Tournament Friday.
Esko scored all of its runs in the first three innings including 12 in the second.
Quin Miller finished 2-2 for Aitkin.
Aitkin 4 7 4 (5 innings)
Esko 21 16 0
WP: Brody Kaldahl. LP: Landon Goble. 2B: A-Landon Goble, Jacob McCormick. Overall: A 3-3. Next: Detroit Lakes at Aitkin 4 p.m. (2) Tuesday, May 8.
New Ulm 3, Little Falls 1
ST. CLOUD- Anthony Vetter drove in Sam Nagel for the Little Falls Flyers lone run in a 3-1 loss to the New Ulm Eagles in Friday's first round of the St. Cloud Tournament.
Jack Kapphahn struck out two and allowed three runs on four walks and six hits.
Little Falls 1 2 0
New Ulm 3 6 3
WP: Luke Seidl. LP: Jacob Kapphahn. Overall: LF 2-r. Next: Little Falls vs. Maple Grove at St. Cloud Tournament 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, Little Falls vs. St. Cloud Apollo at St. Cloud Tournament 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5.
LPGE 3, S-M 2
COLLEGEVILLE-Brayden Christenson had two hits for the Staples-Motley Cardinals as they fell 3-2 to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder in a non-conference game Friday.
Staples-Motley 2 4 0
Long Prairie-GE 3 6 2
WP: Jaden Evenson. LP: Reid Busker. Overall: SM 1-5. Next: Staples-Motley vs. Sebeka at Mills Field, Brainerd, 6:45 p.m. Monday, May 7.