Area Baseball: Zender, Rangers power past Rebels
Crosby-Ironton secured its first win of the season against Moose Lake-Willow River.
CROSBY — Connor Zender went 2-3 with a double, two walks, a home run, three runs scored and four RBIs as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers powered past Moose Lake-Willow River 13-10 Saturday, April 17.
Gabe Kramer went 2-3 with two walks and three runs scored. He also secured the win on the mound.
Carter Holtzleicer went 1-3 with two walks, a double two RBIs and two runs scored and Conor Smith was 1-1 with two walks, two RBIs and a run.
C-I finished with 17 base on balls.
ML-WR 10 7 1
Crosby-Ironton 13 8 2
WP: Gabe Kramer. LP: Dewey. 2B: CI-Carter Holtzleicer, Connor Zender. HR: CI-Zender. Overall: CI 1-1. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Detroit Lakes (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 20.
Pierz 7, Melrose 2
PIERZ — Noah Cekalla went 2-3 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI to lift Pierz to a 7-2 victory over Melrose Friday, April 16.
Jonah Prokott droe in two runs with a double and Michael Leidenfrost was 1-3 with two walks, a triple, a run and an RBI for Pierz.
Melrose 2 5 3
Pierz 7 9 1
WP: Jeremy Bingesser. LP: Ettel. 2B: Prz-Noah Cekalla, Jonah Prokott. 3B: Prz-Michael Leidenfrost. HR: . Overall: . Next: .