Area Softball: Patriots 1 game away from state

Pierz, Pequot Lakes and Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale all battled for section titles.

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Pequot Lakes 6, Hawley 3

FRAZEE — Abi Martin hit a two-run double helping the No. 1 seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots to a four-run fifth inning, which they turned into a 6-3 victory over No. 2 seeded Hawley in Game One of the Section 8-2A Championship Thursday, June 10.

Kaitlyn Geschwill pitched the victory. She struck out nine and scattered six hits and two walks.

Maya Orvis was 2-3 with two runs and Taylor Sherack was 2-4 with two RBIs for Pequot, which will play Hawley one more time for the Section 8-2A title 2 pm. Friday, June 11, in Frazee.


Pequot Lakes 6 8 3
Hawley 3 6 0
WP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. LP: Abby Rux. 2B: PL-Abi Martin. Overall: PL 21-5. Next: Pequot Lakes vs. Hawley in the second game of Section 8-2A Championship at Frazee 2 p.m.Friday, June 11.

Pequot Lakes 10, Frazee 8

FRAZEE — A three-run final inning lifted the top-seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 10-8 victory over the fourth-seeded Frazee Hornets in the Section 8-2A loser’s bracket Thursday, June 10.

Kaitlyn Geschwill doubled twice and drove in two runs. Maya Orvis was 3-4 with a double and two runs and Taylor Sherack was 3-5 with a run. Kelsi Martini doubled and Maci Martini tripled for Pequot.

Morgan Eckes struck out six and walked two for the victory.

Frazee 8 7 4
Pequot Lakes 10 15 2
WP: Morgan Eckes. 2B: PL-Kaitlyn Geschwill 2, Maya Orvis, Kelsi Martini. 3B: PL-Maci Martini.


Annandale 7, Pierz 5

WAITE PARK — Halle Zupan hit a double and Emma Melby finished 2-3 for the No. 1 seeded Pierz Pioneers who saw their season come to an end with a 7-5 loss to No. 2 Annandale in the Section 6-2A Championship Thursday, June 10.

Emily Sadlovsky struck out three in 6.2 innings. He allowed seven runs on six hits and one walk.

Pierz finished the season with a 23-4 record.

Pierz 5 7 2
Annandale 7 7 3
LP: Emily Sadlovsky. 2B: Prz-Halle Zupan. Overall: Pierz 23-4.

Sebeka 10, BHV 0

Regan Ludovissie and Taylor Johnson collected the two Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders hits in a 10-0 loss to top-ranked Sebeka in the Section 5-1A Championship Thursday, June 10, at Brainerd High School.

The Raiders finished the season 11-14 overall.


BHV 0 2 4
Sebeka 10 8 0
WP: Kaitlyn Eckman. LP: Hailey Hudalla. Overall: BHV 11-14.
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