Area Softball: Pequot Lakes beats Crosby-Ironton twice
Area Softball roundup May 10
PEQUOT LAKES — Kelsi Martini drove in seven runs across two games as the Pequot Lakes Patriots swept the Crosby-Ironton Rangers in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader 16-0 and 11-0 Tuesday, May 10.
Morgan Eckes got the win in Game One as she went four innings and struck out six while giving up a hit and a walk.
Kaitlyn Geschwill went 5-6 for the Patriots over the two games and also picked up the win on the mound in Game Two as she pitched five innings, striking out five while allowing one hit.
Maya Orvis finished 3-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a double while Abi Martin tallied two hits in Game Two.
Bri Miller and Mya DeCent recorded the two hits for the Rangers.
Lilly Young was tagged with the loss in both games.
Crosby-Ironton 0 1 3
Pequot Lakes 16 9 0 4 IP
WP: Morgan Eckes. LP: Lilly Young. 2B: Kelsi Martini.
Crosby-Ironton 0 1 1
Pequot Lakes 11 13 0
WP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. LP: Lilly Young. 2B: Maya Orvis. Conference: CI 0-4, PL 8-0. Overall: CI 3-6, PL 12-0. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Pillager 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12; Pequot Lakes at Royalton 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13.
Pierz 9, Albany 7
ALBANY — Alyssa Sadlovsky was 3-for-4 with two runs and double as the Pierz Pioneers scored five runs in the top of the 7th inning, including four with two outs, to grab a come-from-behind 9-7 victory over the Albany Huskies in a Granite Ridge Conference game Tuesday, May 10.
Brenna Dickmann went 2-4 with a double and three RBIs while Kiara Olesch was 2-4 with two RBIs and a double for the Pioneers.
Frankie Seelen got the win in relief as she struck out five over 2.1 innings.
Pierz 9 13 3
Albany 7 7 2
WP: Frankie Seelen. LP: . 2B: Kiara Olesch, Brenna Dickmann, Alyssa Sadlovsky.
Little Falls sweeps Mora
LITTLE FALLS — Avery Threkald went 4-for-6 with a double, triple and four RBIs and also pitched a complete game one-hit shutout in Game Two as the Little Falls Flyers swept the Mora Mustangs 4-3 and 7-1 in a Granite Ridge Conference 5-inning doubleheader Tuesday, May 10.
The Flyers were trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the fifth in Game One before forcing extras in the bottom of the fifth before Emily Johnson had a game-winning sacrifice-hit in the bottom of the sixth.
Korrin Gwost picked up the win in the circle as she struck out six.
Threkald pitched a one-hitter in Game Two while striking out four.
Gwost was 3-3 in Game Two while Emily Johnson and Kendra Coutre each had two hits and two RBIs.
Mora 3 5 1
Little Falls 4 6 0
WP: Korrin Gwost. 3B: Avery Threkald.
Little Falls 7 13 1
Mora 1 1 1
WP: Avery Threkald. 2B: Threkald. Conference: LF 3-6. Overall: LF 3-7. Next: Little Falls hosts Milaca (2) 4 p.m. Thursday, May 12.
Pillager drops two
NEW YORK MILLS — Hannah Christle was 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBIs in Game One as the Pillager Huskies lost 11-6 and 14-0 to New York Mills in a Park Region Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 10.
Tessa Danielson went 3-4 with a double while Jenna Woidyla and Brooklyn Rudrud each had two hits for the Huskies.
Briana Blais took the loss in Game One as she struck out four over six innings.
Juliana Ewald doubled for the Huskies in Game Two while Rudrud pitched and was given the loss.
Pillager 6 15 1
NYM 11 14 0
WP: Kailey Kaskitalo. LP: Briana Blais. 2B: P-Brooklyn Rudrud, Tessa Danielson.
Pillager 0 4 0
NYM 14 10 0
WP: Ayla Gerber. LP: Brooklyn Rudrud. 2B: Juliana Ewald. Conference: Pil 1-4. Overall: Pil 1-5. Next: Pillager hosts Crosby-Ironton 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12.
Pine River-Backus sweeps Laporte
LAPORTE — Pine River-Backus’ Ramsey Tulenchik went 2-3 with a double, two runs scored and four RBIs for the Tigers as they beat the Laporte Wildcats 14-1 in Game One of a Northland Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 10.
The Tigers kept their momentum in Game Two as they bested the Wildcats 13-3 with Aaliyah Lewis striking out 11 in six innings.
Tulenchik tallied a triple in Game Two while Ariana Burns went 3-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.
PRB 14 13 3
Laporte 1 2 5
WP: Abby Gilbert. 2B: Ramsey Tulenchik.
Laporte 3 2 11
PRB 13 11 2
WP: Aaliyah Lewis. 3B: Ramsey Tulenchik. Next: PRB hosts Red lake 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12.
WDC splits with BHV
WADENA — Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale’s Carissa Winscher went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs as they beat Wadena-Deer Creek 15-8 in Game One of a Park Region Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 10.
Wadena-Deer Creek’s Jada Dykhoff smashed a three-run homer and a solo homer while Jenna Dykhoff went 5-5 for three runs scored, three RBIs and double as they won 15-9 in Game Two.
Madison Schmitz went 2-4 with three RBIS and a triple for Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale in Game Two.
BHV 15 15 1
WDC 8 12 3
WP: Hailey Hudalla. LP: Jada Dykhoff. HR: Jada Dykhoff (2).
BHV 9 9 3
WDC 15 18 4
WP: Montana Carsten. LP: Skylar Bertram. 2B: WDC-Jada Dykoff, Addison Carr, Jenna Dykhoff, Mercedes Schulz, Ella Stoeing, BHV-Hailey Hudalla. 3B: WDC-Jamie Barthel, BHV-Hudalla, Madison Schmitz. Next: WDC hosts Staples-Motley 4 p.m. Thursday, May 12; BHV at New York Mills (2) 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 11.