Area Baseball: Rangers rush past Mercs

McGREGOR--Noah Gindorff finished 4-5 with three doubles, one triple, three runs and eight RBIs as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers outscored McGregor 31-19 Friday.

McGREGOR-Noah Gindorff finished 4-5 with three doubles, one triple, three runs and eight RBIs as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers outscored McGregor 31-19 Friday.

Jake Larson was 5-6 with five runs and three RBIs. Eli Winegarner was 4-7 with two doubles, four RBIs and three runs scored. Matt Christopher went 3-4 with four runs, two RBIs and two walks. Nate Williams was 3-7 with three runs and two RBIs.

Michael Leonhardt pitched a scoreless 2 ⅔ innings to grab the win. He was also 3-4 with two RBIs, four runs and two walks.

McGregor 19 16 4

Crosby-Ironton 31 27 4


WP: Michael Leonhardt. LP: Simonson. 2B: CI-Noah Gindorff 3, Eli Winegarner 2, Gabe Ryappy, Austin Davis. 3B: CI-Gindorff. Overall: CI 9-8. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Aitkin 5 p.m. Monday.

Aitkin 12, Onamia 2

AITKIN-Dylan Quade finished 2-3 with a double, RBI, two runs and three stolen bases for the Aitkin Gobblers who remain unbeaten in Great River Conference with Friday's 12-2 win over the Onamia Panthers.

Aitkin's Logan Cluff, Jeb Sanford and Sam Peterson each finished with a single and a double.

Onamia 2 2 3

Aitkin 12 10 1

(6 innings)

WP: Wyatt Kokesh. LP: Preston Strelow. 2B: A-Dylan Quade, Logan Cluff, Sam Peterson, Jeb Sanford. Conference: A 9-0. Overall: A 13-1. Next: Aitkin hosts Crosby-Ironton 5 p.m. Monday.


Little Falls wins 2

DETROIT LAKES-Austin Weisz hit a grand slam in the 16-5 Little Falls Flyers victory over the Detroit Lakes Lakers Friday.

Little Falls opened the tournament with a 12-3 win against the Thief River Falls Prowlers.

Flyers head coach Chad Kaddatz was hit by a line drive and didn't have access to his complete stat line, but did enjoy Little Falls improving to 11-5 and grabbing two Section 8-3A victories.

Game One

Thief River Falls 3

Little Falls 12

WP: Mitch Borros.


Game Two

Detroit Lakes 5

Little Falls 16

(5 inning)

WP: Derrek Poser. Overall: LF 11-5. Next: Little Falls at Zimmerman 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Pierz 5, Albany 2

AVON-Lane Girtz, Preston Rocheleau, Alex Funk and Luke Girtz each collected two hits for eight of the 10 Pierz hits in the Pioneers 5-2 victory over the Albany Huskies Friday.

Lucas Otte added a double and Matt Kummet accounted for the other hit for the Pioneers, who have won five straight

Albany 2 6 1

Pierz 5 10 5

WP: Matt Tautges. LP: Tyler Ritter. 2B: A-Lucas Otte. Overall: Prz 14-1. Next: Pierz hosts Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 4 p.m. Tuesday (2).

WDC 3, BHV 2

VERNDALE-Justin Dykhoff hit a two-run home run and scored on Tyler Wheeler's double to account for all three runs in Wadena-Deer Creek's 3-2 Park Region Conference victory over Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Friday.

Dykhoff also came in to pitch the final 3 ⅓ innings to earn the win. He struck out two, walked two and allowed two hits and no runs.

Wyatt Hamann also hit a double for W-DC, which has won eight straight.

BHV's Owen Korfe finished 2-4 with a double and Adam Bauch and Josh Bounds each contributed two singles.

Wadena-Deer Creek 3 5 1

Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 2 6 1

WP: Justin Dykhoff. LP: Matt Steege. 2B: WDC-Wyatt Hamann, Tyler Wheeler; BHV-Owen Korfe. HR: WDC-Justin Dykhoff. Conference: BHV 5-7, WDC 9-3. Overall: BHV 5-8, WDC 14-3. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale at Menahga 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Park Rapids 4:30 p.m. Monday.

New York Mills 11, Pillager 3

NEW YORK MILLS-Every Pillager Huskies hit went for extra bases, but unfortunately they didn't have enough in an 11-3 Park Region Conference loss to the New York Mills Eagles Friday.

Pillager's Josh Doss coupled a solo home run with a double and Braeden Wangsness contributed a two-run double.

New York Mills 11 16 1

Pillager 3 3 3

WP: Caden Roberts. LP: Chris Ringler. 2B: P-Josh Doss, Braeden Wangsness. HR: P-Doss. Conference: Pill 6-6. Overall: Pill 8-8. Next: Pillager hosts Parkers Prairie 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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