Area Softball: Pillager, WDC split in conference action
Four area teams were in action late Tuesday.
PILLAGER — Pillager’s Hannah Christle slammed a triple in Game One and Sam Berent in Game Two as the Huskies split with the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in Park Region Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 17.
The Wolverines won Game One 7-4. Jenna Dykhoff went 2-for-3 with four RBIs.
Christle went 3-4, with two RBIs for the Huskies.
Pillager recorded an 11-5 win in Game Two with Christle, Tessa Danielson and Briana Blais all registering three hits.
Jenna Dykhoff went 3-3 with three RBIs for the Wolverines in Game Two.
WDC 7 10 0
Pillager 4 18 0
WP: Montana Carsten. LP: Briana Blais. 2B: Pill-Hannah Christle, Olivia Peterson, Keyona Teamer. WDC-Jada Dykhoff, Addison Carr. 3B: Pill-Christle.
Pillager 11 19 0
WDC 5 13 1
WP: Briana Blais. LP: Jenna Dykhoff. 2B: WDC-Montana Carsten. Pill-Hannah Christle, Olivia Peterson, Halle Whaley. 3B: Pill-Sam Berent. Conference: Pill, WDC 6-7 Overall: WDC 8-8. Next: Pillager at Sebeka 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19; Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Staples-Motley 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 18.
Pequot Lakes sweeps DL
PEQUOT LAKES — Morgan Eckes and Kaitlyn Geschwill each pitched no-hitters for the Pequot Lakes Patriots as they swept the Detroit Lakes Lakers 10-0, 10-0, in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 17.
Morgan Eckes got the win in Game One as she struck out six over five innings while also going 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs at the plate.
Kelsi Martini went 3-3 with a triple and two RBIs. Brea Eckes went 3-4 with a double and Maya Orvis and Geschwill each finished 2-3 for Pequot in Game One.
Geschwill struck out 12 over six innings in Game Two. She walked two.
Maci Martini was 2-3 with an RBI in Game Two while Abi Martin recorded a double.
Detroit Lakes 0 0 2
Pequot Lakes 10 13 0
WP: Morgan Eckes. 2B: PL-Brea Eckes. 3B: PL-Kelsi Martini. HR: PL-Morgan Eckes.
Pequot Lakes 10 7 1
Detroit Lakes 0 0 6
WP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. 2B: Abi Martin. Conference: PL 10-0. Overall: PL 16-2. Next: Pequot Lakes at Kimball Thursday, May 19.
PRB 7, Blackduck 2
BEMIDJI — Pine River-Backus’ Ramsey Tulenchik went 2-for-3 with an RBI, two runs scored and a triple for the Tigers who beat the Blackduck Drakes 7-2 Tuesday, May 17.
Sawyer Tulenchik registered a double and Caylei Johnson tallied two RBIs in the Upper Mississippi Conference game.
Pine River-Backus 7 11 2
Blackduck 2 2 2
WP: Aaliyah Lewis. 2B: Sawyer Tulenchik. 3B: Ramsey Tulenchik. Conference: PRB 5-3. Overall: PRB 6-7. Next: Pine River-Backus hosts Crosby-Ironton 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18.