Area Softball: Pequot Lakes sweeps Crosby-Ironton

Seven area teams battled it out o the softball diamond Friday, April 23

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CROSBY — Morgan Eckes went 2-3 with a double and two RBIs for the Pequot Lakes Patriots who swept a Mid-State Conference doubleheader against the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 10-0, 13-3 Friday, April 23.

Eckes was also the winning pitcher in Game One pitching seven innings with only two hits allowed and eight strikeouts.

Catherine Ganley finished 2-4 with a double with one RBI. Afton Crocker went 2-3 with a run driven in.

Kaitlyn Geschwill went 2-3 with a double with two RBIs in Game Two and was the winning pitcher in five innings. She allowed six hits and struck out seven.

Madison Lucas went 2-4 with a double and two RBIs and Crocker hit a double and drove in another run.


Maci Martini was 1-4 with one run and one RBI.

In Game Two, Briana Miller was 2-2 with a run. Mya Decent went 1-3 with a run and an RBI and Jocelyn Glomski was 1-2 with two RBIs for C-I.

Game One
Pequot Lakes 10 8 0
Crosby-Ironton 0 2 3
WP: Morgan Eckes. LP: Guinevere Rosecrans. 2B: PL-Morgan Eckes (2), Catherine Ganley

Game Two
Crosby-Ironton 3 6 5
Pequot Lakes 13 8 0
WP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. LP: Guinevere Rosecrans. 2B: PL-Geschwill, Afton Crocker, Madison Lucas. Conference: CI 2-2, PL 2-0. Overall: CI 4-3, PL 4-1. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Staples-Motley (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27; Pequot Lakes at Aitkin (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27.


Sebeka 14, PRB 4

SEBEKA — Annabelle Knapp went 2-3 with one run and one RBI Friday, April 23, at a non-conference game against the Sebeka Trojans in a 14-4 loss.

Rylee Norman also went 2-3 with two RBIs.

Jamie Johnson was 1-2 with one run for the Tigers.

PRB 4 6 7
Sebeka 14 9 1
LP: Rylee Norman. Overall: PRB 1-3. Next: Pine River-Backus hosts Cass Lake-Bena 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 26.

Pierz 15, S-M 0

PIERZ — Kiara Olesch went 2-4 with a home run and three RBIs in a 15-0 win for Pierz over Staples-Motley in a non-conference game Friday, April 23.


Halle Zupan was 2-2 with a double and two RBIs as the Pioneers improved to 5-0 overall.

Emily Sadlovsky pitched four innings with four strikeouts to get the win.

Staples-Motley 0 2 4
Pierz 15 11 0
WP: Sadlovsky. 2B: Prz-Halle Zupan. HR: Prz-Kiara Olesch. Overall: Prz 5-0, SM 0-5. Next: Pierz at St. Cloud Cathedral 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 27; Staples-Motley at Upsala 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 26.

Little Falls splits

DETROIT LAKES — Izzy Dukowitz tallied three hits for the Little Falls Flyers in their 13-1 win over Detroit Lakes Friday, April 23.

The Flyers were shut out 17-0 in their first game against Sartell.


Game One
Little Falls 0 0 0
Sartell 17
LP: Avery Rulkelt.

Game Two
Little Falls 13 17 0
Detroit Lakes 1 5 0
WP: Ellie Skeesick. 2B: LF-(2), Ellie Skeesick. Overall: LF 1-2. Next: Little Falls hosts Zimmerman (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27.

Esko 15, Aitkin 0

ESKO — The Aitkin Gobblers Bailey Gabrio and Megan Buchholz both had one hit against the Esko Eskomos on Friday, April 23, in a 15-0 non-conference loss.


Aitkin 0 4 0
Esko 15 12 0
WP: Carlblom. LP: Kendall Ratz. Overall: A 3-1. Next: Aitkin hosts Pequot Lakes (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27.

Late Thursday

WDC drops 2

WADENA — Katelyn Gardner hit a home run for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines as they lost both games of a doubleheader 14-10, 11-3 against the Menahga Braves Thursday, April 22. Gardner’s home run came in Game One and she finished with two RBIs.

Emma Hinton 3-4 hit a double with one RBIs in Game One.

Mercedes Schulz went 1-2 hitting a double with two RBIs along with Nevada Schulz 1-3 who also hit a double with one RBIs as Menahga knocked off the Wolverines 14-10 in Game One.

Nevada Schulz went 1-2 with a double in Game Two along with Mjya Nemeth also hitting a double. Emma Hinton went 2-3 with one RBI along with Mercedes Schulz who had one RBI in the Wolverines 11-3 loss.

Game One
Menahga 14 14 2
Wadena-DC 10 12 3
WP: Koll . LP: Myja Nemeth. 2B: WDC-Emma Hinton, Mercedes Schulz, Nevada Schulz. HR: WDC-Katelyn Gardner.


Game Two
Menahga 11 12 3
Wadena-DC 3 12 3
WP: Dissmore . LP: Nevada Schulz . 2B: WDC-Myja Memeth, Katelyn Gardner, Nevada Schulz. Conference: WDC 0-5. Overall: WDC 0-5. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 26.
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