Area Baseball: Pierz topples Milaca 8-1

Three area teams hit the diamond Tuesday, April 20


MILACA — Pierz’s Zach Jones was 1-2 with a triple and two runs as the Pioneers defeated the Milaca Wolves 8-1 Tuesday, April 20, in a Granite Ridge Conference game.

Chandler Doucette was 2-3 with a run while pitcher Andy Winscher struck out 11 in five innings for the victory.

Milaca 1 1 2
Pierz 8 8 1
WP: Andy Winscher. LP: Caleb Pollema. 2B: Prz-Noah Cekalla, Ross Boser, Michael Lidenfrost, Jeremy Bingesser. 3B: Prz-Zach Jones. Conference: Prz 1-1. Overall: Prz 2-1. Next: Pierz at Mora 5 p.m. Thursday, April 22.


Aitkin splits

PARK RAPIDS — Aitkin’s Landon Janzen was 3-4 with two runs and three RBIs for the Gobblers as they defeated the Park Rapids Panthers 15-3 in Game One and fell 2-0 in the nightcap of a Tuesday, April 20, Mid-State Conference doubleheader.

Hunter Hills recorded a double and two runs in Game One for Aitkin.

In Game Two, Owen Miller and Cadien Kjelstrom each registered one strikeout.

Game One
Park Rapids 3 1 2
Aitkin 15 9 2
WP: Gus Sanford. LP: Michaelson. 2B: Hunter Hills.


Game Two
Park Rapids 2 2 0
Aitkin 0 3 3
WP: Olson. LP: Jake Ince. Conference: Ait 1-1. Overall: Ait 2-1. Next: Aitkin at Pequot Lakes (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27.

Crosby-Ironton drops 2

DETROIT LAKES — Gabe Kramer tallied two hits total as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers dropped two Mid-State Conference games to Detroit Lakes 10-0 and 14-0 Tuesday, April 20.

Game One
Detroit Lakes 10 10 2
Crosby-Ironton 0 5 3
WP: Logan Lund. LP: Carter Holtzleicer.

Game Two
Detroit Lakes 14 13 1
Crosby-Ironton 0 3 2
WP: Henderson. LP: Clayton Lingen. Conference: C-I 0-2. Overall: C-I 1-3. Next: C-I at Aitkin 6 p.m. Friday, April 23.
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