Area Softball: Pillager gets in the win column
PARKERS PRAIRIE--Ella Kilchesky won both of her starts as the Pillager Huskies broke into the win column for the first time with a doubleheader sweep of the Parkers Prairie Panthers 6-5, 8-3 Tuesday.
PARKERS PRAIRIE-Ella Kilchesky won both of her starts as the Pillager Huskies broke into the win column for the first time with a doubleheader sweep of the Parkers Prairie Panthers 6-5, 8-3 Tuesday.
Kilchesky and Samantha Thomas hit doubles in Game One, while Kacey Henderson doubled and Hailea Books and Skylar Uselman each drove in two runs in Game Two.
Parkers Prairie 5 6 4
Pillager 6 8 5
WP: Ella Kilchesky. LP: Macy Jakubiec. 2B: P-Samantha Thomas, Ella Kilschesky.
Parkers Prairie 3 9 3
Pillager 8 6 2
WP: Ella Kilchesky. LP: Megan Blake. 2B: P-Kacey Handerson. Conference: Pill 2-2. Overall: Pill 2-5. Next: Pillager at Menahga 4 p.m. Friday, May 4.
Pequot wins 2
PEQUOT LAKES-Ari Merta finished 3-5 with a home run and a double to power the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 17-1, 22-2 Mid-State Conference sweep of the Staples-Motley Cardinals Tuesday.
Alex Kotaska recorded a triple for the Patriots, while Karlie Trottier drove in four RBIs in each game.
Staples-Motley 1 2 3
Pequot Lakes 17 11 2
WP: Morgan Eckes. LP: Richards. 2B: Bre Sewall. 3B: Bre Sewall.
Staples-Motley 2 2 5
Pequot Lakes 22 15 1
WP: Morgan Eckes. LP: Yoder. 2B: Karlie Trottier, Clare Ganley, Ari Merta. 3B: Alex Kotaska. HR: Ari Merta. Conference: PL 3-1, SM 0-2. Overall: PL 5-1, SM 0-4. Next: Pequot Lakes at Aitkin 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3 (2); Staples-Motley hosts Crosby-Ironton 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 (2).
Pierz 9, Holdingford 5
LITTLE FALLS-Ella Kalusche finished 2-2 with two runs a triple and three RBIs to help Pierz to a 9-5 victory over Holdingford in a completion of Monday's game that was called because of darkness.
Brittney Boser finished 2-4 with an RBI and pitched three innings for the win. Terri Tretter was 1-4 with two runs, a walk and an RBI.
Taylor Cummings pitched three innings for Pierz. She struck out four, walked three and allowed on hit and one earned run.
In Monday's Game One, Laura Skiba was 2-5 with a game-winning two-run single in the 14th inning leading Pierz to a 3-2 win.
Taylor Cummings walked three times and scored the game-winning run and Emily Daiker was 2-4 with two walks.
Boser pitched all 14 innings. She struck out 13 and allowed nine hits and two runs. None of the runs were earned as Pierz committed six errors.
Holdingford 2 9 0
Pierz 3 9 6
WP: Brittney Boser.
Holdingford 5 6 2
Pierz 9 8 1
WP: Boser. 3B: Prz-Ella Kalusche. Conference: Prz 6-0. Overall: Prz 9-0. Next: Pierz at Maple Lake 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3.
PRB wins 2
PINE RIVER-Danielle Burgoyne smashed a home run, recorded a double, a triple and totaled five RBIs as the Pine-River Backus Tigers swept the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves 9-8 and 13-10 in an Upper Mississippi Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
Lindsey Tulenchik recorded a triple and two RBIs. Jada Olivier doubled and drove in three runs. Bailey Wynn finished with one RBI and three runs scored and Emma Mills scored twice.
WHA 8 11 1
PRB 9 13 5
WP: Jada Olivier. 2B: Danielle Burgoyne. 3B: Burgoyne, Lindsey Tulenchik. HR: Bailey Wynn.
WHA 10 8 3
PRB 13 10 4
WP: Jada Olivier. 2B: Olivier. HR: Danielle Burgoyne. Conference: PRB 3-0. Overall: PR 6-0. Next: Pine River-Backus at Sebeka 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3; vs. Kelliher/Northome at Sebeka 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3.
BHV wins 2
MENAHGA-Melanie Line, Katie Johnson, Haley Youngbauer and Morgan Glenz of Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale all recorded doubles to bring down the Menahga Braves 13-3 and 7-2 in a Park Region Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
Line recorded four RBIs and three hits overall. Glenz tallied four hits and four RBIs for BHV, while Mikayla Hinzmann had three RBIs.
Menahga 3 5 6
BHV 13 6 1
WP: Mikayla Hinzmann. LP: Jamie Erno. 2B: Katie Johnson, Melanie Line.
Menahga 2 4 0
BHV 7 14 1
WP: Cortnie Cottrell. LP: Leah Swartz. 2B: Haley Youngbauer, Morgan Glenz. Conference: BHV 3-1. Overall: BHV 5-3. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale vs. New York Mills at Verndale 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3 (2).
BATTLE LAKE-Casey Volkmann and Laura Krause both slammed triples in the second game of the Park Region Conference doubleheader as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines won 4-1 and 27-20 over the Ottertail Central Bulldogs Tuesday.
Mackenzie Carsten recorded two wins on the mound.
OTC 1 3 1
WDC 4 6 2
WP: Mackenzie Carsten. LP: Dawsen Beske.
OTC 20 16 2
WDC 27 21 4
WP: M. Carsten. LP: D. Beske. 3B: Casey Volkmann, Laura Krause. Conference: WDC 3-1. Overall: WDC 4-3. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Parkers Prairie 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3 (2).
Aitkin loses 2
AITKIN-Chandra MacDonald, Jillian MacDonald and McKenna MacDonald all produced hits for the Aitkin Gobblers who lost 12-1 and 15-0 to the Park Rapids Panthers in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
Sarah Curtiss secured the other hit for Aitkin.
Park Rapids 12 14 0
Aitkin 1 2 0
WP: K Coborn. LP: Grace Liljenquist
Park Rapids 15 18 0
Aitkin 0 2 0
WP: Riley Michaelson. LP: Sarah Curtiss. Conference: A 0-1. Overall: A 0-4. Next: Aitkin hosts Pequot Lakes 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3 (2).
C-I Loses 2
CROSBY-Emma Sanford recorded a double in Game Two of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader as the Rangers were defeated by the Detroit Lakes Lakers 17-1 and 15-0 Tuesday.
Detroit Lakes 17 14 0
Crosby-Ironton 1 4 0
WP: Madilyn Kirchner. LP: Macey Roach.
Detroit Lakes 15 8 5
Crosby-Ironton 0 3 5
WP: Mercedes Bellanger. LP: Emma Sanford. 2B: CI-Stanford. Conference: CI 0-4. Overall: CI 3-4. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Staples-Motley 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3 (2).
Albany 1, Little Falls 0
Little Falls-Kali Mammenga pitched seven innings for Little Falls allowing two hits and recording 10 strikeouts, but the Flyers fell 1-0 to the Albany Huskies in a Granite Ridge Conference game Tuesday.
Albany 1 2 0
Little Falls 0 0 1
WP: Courtney Buerman. LP: Kali Mammenga. Conference: LF 2-0. Overall: LF 3-1. Next: Little Falls hosts Becker 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3.