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Area Softball: Pierz, Pequot Lakes to square off in section semis

Area softball roundup May 24

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Aitkin 16, North Lakes Academy 1

AITKIN — The No. 6 Aitkin Gobblers defeated No. 11 North Lakes Academy 16-1 in the Section 7-2A Opening round Tuesday, May 24.

Aitkin advances to the Section 7-2A quarterfinals against the winner of Eveleth-Gilbert and Pine City.

North Lakes 1

Aitkin 16

Overall: A 9-9. Next: Aitkin vs. Eveleth-Gilbert in Section 7-2A Quarterfinals at Braun Park, Cloquet, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

Pequot Lakes 8, Sauk Centre 3

WAITE PARK — Kaitlyn Geschwill went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI while also striking out 11 and picking up the win in the circle as the No. 3 Pequot Lakes Patriots defeated the No. 6 Sauk Centre Mainstreeters 8-3 in the Section 6-2A Second Round Tuesday, May 24.

Isabel Larson finished 2-2 with a double and two RBI while Maci Martini went 2-3 with a double for Pequot.

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Sauk Centre 3 3 3

Pequot Lakes 8 13 2

WP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. LP: . 2B: Geschwill (2), Kelsi Martini, Maci Martini, Isabel Larson. Overall: PL 19-3. Next: Pequot Lakes vs. Pierz in Section 6-2A Semifinals at Waite Park 5 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

Brandon-Evansville 7, BHV 4

BERTHA — Hailey Hudalla tallied two runs for he No. 4 seeded Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders lost to the No. 5 Brandon-Evansville Chargers in the East Subsection 6-1A Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 24.

The Raiders finish the season 13-8.

Brandon/Evansville 7 9 1

Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 4 2 4

WP: Taylin Kramer. LP: Hailey Hudalla. Overall: BHV 13-8. Next: Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale vs. Upsala/Parkers Prairie winner in the East Subsection 6-1A Semifinals at Browerville 3 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

Barnesville 6, WDC 1

BARNESVILLE — Jada Dykhoff recorded an RBI double for the No. 6 Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines as they lost 6-1 to the No. 3 Barnesville Trojans in the Section 8-2A Opening Round Tuesday, May 24.

Montana Carsten was tagged with the loss in the circle as she struck out three over six innings.

Wadena-Deer Creek ends its season with a record of 9-11.

Wadena-Deer Creek 1 3 4

Barnesville 6 11 3

WP: Trinity Gregg. LP: Montana Carsten. 2B: Jada Dykhoff. Overall: WDC 9-11.

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WHA 2, PRB 1

WALKER — Caylei Johnson drove in a run in the top of the seventh for the No. 4 Pine River-Backus Tigers but they could not complete the comeback as they lost 2-1 to the No. 1 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves in the West Subsection 5-1A Semifinals Tuesday, May 24

Aaliyah Lewis pitched a complete game for the Tigers as she struck out six but took the loss.

PRB 1 5 1

WHA 2 5 2

LP: Aaliyah Lewis. Overall: PRB 9-9. Next: Pine River-Backus at Sebeka/Menahga loser in West Subsection 5-1A loser’s bracket 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

Mora 22, Crosby-Ironton 11

CROSBY — Crosby-Ironton’s Brooke Johnson tallied a triple and four RBIs for the No. 7 Rangers as they fell 22-11 to the No. 10 Mora Mustangs in the Section 7-2A Opening round Tuesday, May 24.

Shy Andrews went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored for the Rangers in their final game of the season.

Mora 22 23 8

C-I 13 11 6

WP: L Kohlgraf. LP: Lilly Young. 2B: Shyann Andrews. 3B: Brooke Johnson. Overall: CI 8-12. Next: Crosby-Ironton vs. Esko/Mesabi East winner in Section 7-2A Quarterfinals at Braun Park, Cloquet, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

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