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Area Baseball: Moore pitches and hits Flyers to win

The Little Falls Flyers were in action Friday.

Little Falls' Matt Filippi hits a home run against Sauk Rapids on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Little Falls.
Little Falls' Matt Filippi hits a home run against Sauk Rapids on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Little Falls.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
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LITTLE FALLS — George Moore finished 3-4 with a double, run and two RBIs and also pitched the Little Falls flyers to a 7-1 non-conference victory over Sauk Rapids Friday, May 27.

Moore struck out three and scattered four hits over seven innings.

Carter Oothoudt went 3-4. Zach Gwost was 1-2 with two runs and Matt Filippi was 1-3 with a home run. Owen Bode doubled and drove in two runs for the Flyers.

Sauk Rapids 1 4 2

Little Falls 7 10 1

WP: George Moore. LP: Owen Arndt. 2B: LF-Moore, Owen Bode. HR: LF-Matt Filippi. Overall: `0-10. Next: Little Falls in Section 8-3A playoffs TBA.

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Pierz 7, Mora 6

PIERZ — Ben Virnig drove in three runs and pitched the final two innings to save a 7-6 Granite Ridge Conference victory for the Pierz Pioneers over the Mora Mustangs Thursday, May 26.

Reese Young was the winning pitcher. He allowed four runs, three earned, on 1 hit and six walks. He struck out eight over five innings of work. He helped his own cause by going 1-3 with two runs scored.

Jeremy Bingesser went 1-2 with an RBI and a run and Kirby Fischer was 2-3 with a double, run and an RBI.

Mora 6 3 0

PIerz 7 7 2

WP: Reese Young. LP: Owen Szoka. S: Ben Virnig. 2B: Prz-Kirby Fischer, Max Barclay. Conference: 10-4. Overall: 15-4. Next: No. 2 Pierz hosts No. 15 Pillager in the Section 6-2A Tournament 7 p.m. Monday, May 30.

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