CROSBY — Gus Sanford finished 2-2 with a home run and five RBIs to power the Aitkin Gobblers to a 10-0 Mid-State Conference victory over the Crosby-Ironton Rangers Tuesday, May 4.
Caiden Kjelstrom, Jake Ince, Owen Miller and Anton Kalk all collected two hits for the Gobblers with Ince and Mller each driving in two runs. Hunter Nissen hit a double.
Carson Kullhem struck out five in five innings and allowed just three hits and one walk.
Dietrich Winegarner, Conor Smith and Landon Erickson posted C-I’s three hits.
Aitkin 10 11 1
Crosby-Ironton 0 3 1
WP: Carson Kullhem. LP: Carter Holtslicer. 2B: A-Hunter Nissen. HR: A-Gus Sandord. Conference: A 5-3, CI 0-6. Overall: A 7-4, CI 2-7. Next: Aitkin hosts Pine City 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6’ Crosby-Ironton hosts Park Rapids (2) 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6.
Pierz wins 2
ZIMMERMAN — Jeremy Bingesser struck out 10 Zimmerman batters in just four innings and Kolten Happke went 2-2 with two RBIs as Pierz rolled over the Thunder 8-0, 7-4 in a Granite Ridge Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 4.
Bingesser gave up two hits and notched the victory in Game One. Bingesser and Jonah Prokott each collected two RBIs in the opener.
Happke doubled and knocked in two runs for Pierz in Game Two.
Benjamin Virnig threw six innings and gave up three runs on four hits with six strikeouts.
Pierz 8 5 1
Zimmerman 0 5 5
WP: Jeremy Bingesser. LP: B. Netland. 2B: P-Kolten Happke, Jonah Prokott, Kamden Happke, Jeremy Bingesser. 3B: P-Noah Cekalla.
Zimmerman 4 3 3
Pierz 7 6 1
WP: B. Virnig. LP: C. Anderson. 2B: C. Doucette. Conference: Prz 5-3. Overall: Prz 7-3. Next: Pierz at Foley 5 p.m. Thursday, May 6.
Pillager 10, OTC 5
BATTLE LAKE — Conner Hanson finished 3-4 with two RBIs and the bullpen tandem of Elijah Miller and Cole Hiltner did not allow an earned run in three innings of relief as Pillager defeated Ottertail Central 10-5 in a Park Region Conference game Tuesday, May 4.
Tytan Skeesick and Blake Clark each tallied two hits and the Huskies knocked out 12 total.
Pillager 10 12 3
OTC 5 7 1
WP: Gabe Grimsley. LP: C. Rinicker. 2B: P-Conner Hanson, Domanic Cabek, Blake Clark, Elijah Miller. Conference: Pill 3-3. Overall: Pill 3-6. Next: Pillager at Parkers Prairie 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6.
PRB wins 2
WALKER — Konnor King belted a Game One home run and earned the Game Two in the Pine River-Backus Tigers Northland Conference sweep of the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves 19-2 and 14-7 Tuesday, May 4.
King tallied two hits including his home run to be one of five Tigers to get two hits in Game One.
Rian Struss scored three times and ripped a home run himself on his way to three RBIs.
Corbin Knapp tallied two doubles and Chance Abraham ripped a double as one of his two hits as well.
Irvin Tulenchik picked up the Game One win and struck out nine.
Tulenchik went 3-4 with a double in Game Two.
King went 4-4 with two RBIs and struck out four batters in 3.1 innings pitched
Ryder Compton also was a perfect 4-4 with a double and two runs scored. Struss and Knapp pitched in a double as well in Game Two.
PRB 19 14 1
WHA 2 1 5
WP: Irvin Tulenchik. LP: Moe. 2B: PRB-Owen Carlson, Rian Struss, Corbin Knapp (2). HR: PRB-Rian Struss, Konnor King.
WHA 7 13 0
PRB 14 17 2
WP: Konnor King. LP: Opheim. 2B: PRB-Irvin Tulenchik, Rian Struss, Corbin Knapp, Ryder Compton WHA-Opheim, Johnson. Conference: PRB 7-1. Overall: PRB 8-2. Next: Pine River-Backus hosts Hill City/Northland 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 7.
NYM 11, WDC 4
NEW YORK MILLS — Connor Davis hit a home run and finished with two RBIs for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in an 11-4 Park Region Conference loss to New York Mills Tuesday, May 4.
Tony Kreklau went 2-4 with a triple. Josh Dykoff and Payton Rondestvedt each went 1-4 with one RBI.