Area Baseball: Aitkin scores 11 on C-I

It was a night of doubleheaders.

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AITKIN — Carson Kullhem was 3-4 with two runs and an RBI and Landon Janzen drove in two runs for the Aitkin Gobblers in an 11-1 Mid-State Conference victory over Crosby-Ironton Tuesday, May 3.

Zack MacDonald went 1-1 with two walks, three runs and an RBI. Zack Ehnstrom, Gus Sanford, Dayton Hallaway and Tanner Hills all had two hits for Aitkin.

Jacob Millsop and Brayden Holmvig collected C-I’s two hits.

Crosby-Ironton 1 2 3

Aitkin 11 13 0

WP: Gus Sanford. LP: Clayton Lingen. 2B: Gus Sanford, . 3B: . HR: . Conference: Ait 3-0, CI 0-4. Overall: Ait 4-0, CI 0-6. Next: Aitkin at Hinckley-Finlayson Tournament 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7; Crosby-Ironton hosts tournament 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7.

Pequot wins 2

PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes’ Clay Erickson went 3-5 with three RBIs for the Patriots as they beat the Park Rapids Panthers 6-5 in Game One of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 3.


Grant Loge went 1-4 with a double and Nic Kotaska went 2-5 with a double, a run and an RBI.

The Patriots shut out the Panthers 10-0 in Game Two with Andrew Villareal going 1-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Game One

Park Rapids 5 9 4

Pequot Lakes 6 9 3

WP: Clay Erickson. 2B: Grant Loge. 3B: Nic Kotaska.

Game Two

Park Rapids 0 2 0

Pequot Lakes 10 7 0

WP: Caden Nelson. 2B: Andrew Villareal, Griffin Hoffman. Conference: PL 2-2. Overall: PL 2-4. Next: Pequot Lakes at Greenway 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

PRB wins 2

KELLIHER — Pine-River Backus’ Ethan Rugroden went 3-4 with two runs and six RBIs for the Tigers as they defeated Kelliher/Northome 20-3 in Game One of a doubleheader Tuesday, May 3.

In Game Two, the Tigers defeated Lake of the Woods 13-3 with Irvin Tulenchik striking out six and Corbin Knapp going 2-4 with three RBIs and two runs.

Game One

K/H 3 3 5

PRB 20 13 0

WP: Corbin Knapp. LP: J Johnson. 2B: Rian Struss.

Game Two

Lake of the Woods 3 4 4

PRB 13 6 2

WP: Irvin Tulenchik. LP: W Johnson. 2B: Ryder Compton, Corbin Knapp. Conference: PRB 2-0. Overall: PRB 5-0.

Pierz 12, Milaca 2

PIERZ — Pierz’s Max Barclay went 3-4 with two RBIs for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the Milaca Wolves 12-2 Tuesday, May 3.

Hunter Hoheisel also tallied two RBIs for the Pioneers while Louis Gruber contributed three runs in the Granite Ridge Conference win.

Milaca 2 6 2

Pierz 12 10 0

WP: Ben Virnig. LP: Porter Meyer. Conference: Prz 3-3. Overall: Prz 5-3. Next: Pierz at Osakis 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5.


S-M drops 2

STAPLES — Staples-Motley’s Josh Kossan finished 4-8 with a triple as the Cardinals fell to the Detroit Lakes lakers 11-5 and 6-0 in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 3.

Colbe Tappe was 2-2 and Joe Tyrrell was 2-4 for the Cardinals in Game One.

In Game Two, Kossan was 2-3 with a triple and Sam Opheim collected S-M’s other hit.

Game One

Detroit Lakes 11

Staples-Motley 5

WP: Swiers. LP: Colby Tappe. 2B: DL-Swiers, Omberg, Korth.

Game Two

Detroit Lakes 6 5

Staples-Motley 0 3

WP: Thomas. LP: Griffin Bettis. 3B: SM-Josh Kossan. Conference: SM 2-4. Overall: SM 3-4. Next: Staples-Motley hosts Pillager 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

Foley 2, Little Falls 0

FOLEY — Matt Filippi struck out six over six innings for the Little Falls Flyers and gave up just two first-inning runs in a 2-0 Granite Ridge Conference loss to the Foley Falcons Tuesday, May 3.

Colin Kray posted the only hit for the Flyers.

Little Falls 0 1 1

Foley 2 2 0WP: Logan Winkelman. LP: Matt Filippi. Conference: LF 3-2. Overall: LF 3-3. Next: Little Falls at Albany 5 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

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