ALEXANDRIA-Little Falls' Mason Dempsey was 3-4 with a home run, a double and five RBIs as the No. 3 seeded Little Falls Flyers crushed the top-seeded Alexandria Cardinals 12-2 in the Section 8-3A winner's bracket Thursday, May 30.
Flyer Travis Wenzel was 3-3, while Caleb Strack was 2-5 with three RBIs. The Flyers now advance to the section 8-3A Championships.
Little Falls 12 12 1
Alexandria 2 4 3
WP: Caleb Strack. LP: Mathew Carlson. 2B: LF-Thomas Kunkel, Mason Dempsey. HR: LF-Dempsey. Overall: LF 12-9.
Next: Little Falls vs. TBA in Section 8-3A Championship noon Wednesday, June 5
Perham 14, Pequot Lakes 2
PERHAM-Pequot Lakes' Austin Meister was 2-2 with a triple and an RBI as the No. 4 seeded Patriots fell 14-2 to the No. 1 seeded Perham Yellowjackets in the South Subsection 8-2A semifinals Thursday, May 30.
Patriot Nic Kotaska was 2-2, while Dylin Ackerman and Marcus Klein each tallied a run scored.
Pequot Lakes 2 6 4
Perham 14 12 0
WP: Maddux Kovash. LP: Austin Meister. 2B: P-Dawson Stevens. 3B: P-Carter Mulcahy. PL-Austin Meister. HR: P-Chas Melvin.
Breckenridge 4, W-DC 3
PERHAM-Wadena-Deer Creek's Josh Dykhoff was 1-1 with a triple and a run scored as the in the No. 2 Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines fell 4-3 to the No. 3 Breckenridge Cowboys in the South Subsection 8-2A semifinals Thursday, May 30.
Peyton Rondestvedt was 1-4 for the Wolverines with a double and an RBI. Colby Schertler was 2-3 with a double and a run scored. The loss ends a seven-game win steak for the Wolverines.
Breckenridge 4 8 0
Wadena-Deer Creek 3 8 3
WP: Carter Haugen. LP: Payton Rondestvedt. 2B: B-Jack Aigner. WDC-Colby Schertler, Payton Rondestvedt. 3B: B-Connor Twidwell. WDC-Josh Dykhoff. HR: .
WDC 5, Pequot Lakes 3
PERHAM-Wadena-Deer Creek's Justin Dykhoff was 2-3 with a home run and an RBI as the No. 2 seeded Wolverines eliminated the No. 4 seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots 13-8 in the South Subsection 8-2A loser's bracket Thursday, May 30.
WDC's Josh Dykhoff was 2-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Pequot Lakes' Dylin Ackerman was 2-4 with an RBI and a run scored and Austin Meister hit a triple for the Patriots, who finished 13-8 overall.
Pequot Lakes 3 7 0
Wadena-Deer Creek 5 12 2
WP: Justin Dykhoff. LP: Austin Meister. 2B: PL-Grant Kotaska. 3B: WDC-Chase Nordlund, Joshua Dykhoff HR: WDC-Justin Dykhoff. Overall: PL 13-8, WDC 21-2. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek .
Aitkin 7, Mora 6
DULUTH-Owen Miller's bases loaded, walk-off single propelled the Aitkin Gobblers to a 7-6 victory over the No. 7 Mora Mustangs in the Section 7-2A semifinals Thursday, May 30, at Wade Stadium.
The Gobblers trailed 6-4 heading into the bottom of the seventh, but scored three times capped by Miller's RBI single.
Jake Ince doubled and scored three runs for the No. 2 seeded Gobblers. Quin Miller was 3-4 with three RBIs. Carter Olson and Jon Blanchette each went 2-4 with a run and an RBI and Owen Miller collected two hits.
Mora 6 8 5
Aitkin 7 10 0
WP: Kyle Cluff. LP: Caleb Koch. 2B: Jake Ince. Overall: A 17-5. Next: Aitkin in Section 7-2A winner's bracket 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4.1
Pierz 4, Cathedral 1
ST. CLOUD-Jonah Prokott pitched a complete game allowing only three hits while also recording a double as the No. 3 Pierz Pioneers defeated the No. 2 St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders 4-1 in the Section 6-2A semifinals Thursday, May 30, at Faber Field.
Pierz's Isaac Otte recorded two RBIs on a single for the Pioneers.
Pierz improved to 19-3 and will play in the Section 6-2A winner's bracket game 7 p.m. Monday, June 3, in St. Cloud.
BHV drops two
BROWERVILLE-Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders lost 11-3 against the Brandon-Evansville and 5-4 against Parkers Prairie in two North Subsection 6-1A games Thursday, May 30.
The Raiders end their season 4-14 overall.