Area Softball: PRB sweeps Nevis in Northland doubleheader
Area Softball roundup May 19
PINE RIVER — Victoria Koering went 4-for-4 with a triple, five RBIs and three runs in Game One as the Pine River-Backus Tigers swept the Nevis Tigers 22-8 and 15-12 in a Northland Conference doubleheader Thursday, May 19.
Aaliyah Lewis got the win in the circle in Game One as she struck out seven over five innings and also recorded two hits at the plate.
Ariana Burns went 3-4 with a double and four runs for PRB while Ramsey Tulenchik also recorded three hits in Game One.
Caylei Johnson got the win in relief in Game Two as she went 3.2 innings and struck out five while giving up just one run.
Julia Shogren finished 2-4 with a double while Debren Popkes doubled and drove in a run.
Burns recorded three RBIs in the Game Two win.
Nevis 8 7 8
PRB 22 17 4
WP: Aaliyah Lewis. 2B: Lewis, Ramsey Tulenchik, Ariana Burns. 3B: Victoria Koering.
PRB 15 6 3
Nevis 12 4 4
WP: Caylei Johnson. 2B: Debren Popkes. Conference: PRB 6-3. Overall: PRB 7-7. Next: PRB hosts Menahga 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20.
Mille Lacs 11, C-I 1
ISLE — Lilly Young scored the lone run for Crosby-Ironton in an 11-1 loss to the Mille Lacs Raiders in a non-conference game Thursday, May 19.
Young also pitched 4.2 innings and gave up nine hits with six strikeouts.
Crosby-Ironton 1 0 6
Mille Lacs 11 9 0
WP: Thompson. LP: L. Young. .
C-I 10, Pine City 6
PINE CITY — Lilly Young and Brynn Hollenhorst each tallied three hits for Crosby-Ironton in a 10-6 win over Pine City in a non-conference game Thursday, May 19.
Young doubled and also was the winning pitcher, striking out six batters and giving up five earned runs.
Hollenhorst finished 3-4 with three RBIs, while Bri Miller was 2-3 with two runs scored and Shyann Andrews collected two hits in four trips to the plate.
Crosby-Ironton 10 14 4
Pine City 6 6 3
WP: L. Young. LP:Schneider. 2B: CI Lilly Young. Overall: CI 8-11. Next: Crosby-Ironton in Section 7-2A playoffs Tuesday, May 24.
Rocori 6, Little Falls 0
LITTLE FALLS — Ellia Zimmerman finished 2-for-3 as Little Falls lost 6-0 to Rocori in a non-conference game Thursday, May 19.
Korrin Gwost got the start for the Flyers and gave up six hits and two earned runs and struck out six Spartans batters.
Rocori 6 6 0
Little Falls 0 2 2
LP: Korrin Gwost. Overall: LF 6-10. Next: Little Falls at Detroit Lakes 4 p.m. Friday, May 20.
Pequot Lakes 8, Kimball 7
KIMBALL —Kaitlyn Geschwill hit the game-winning sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth inning while also picking up the win in relief pitching 5.2 innings and striking out 10 as the Pequot Lakes Patriots defeated the Kimball Cubs 8-7 in a non-conference game Thursday, May 19.
Morgan Eckes led the Patriots at the plate as she went 3-for-3 with a home run, double, three RBIs and two runs scored while Abi Martin was 2-3 with a double and an RBI.
Pequot trailed 7-4 going before scoring three runs in the top of the seventh to tie it.
Pequot Lakes 8 7 2
Kimball 7 6 4
WP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. 2B: Morgan Eckes, Abi Martin. HR: Morgan Eckes.
Upsala 3, Pequot Lakes 2
KIMBALL — Kaitlyn Geschwill went 8.2 innings in the circle and struck out 18 while giving up two earned runs as the Pequot Lakes Patriots fell to the Upsala Cardinals 3-2 in nine innings Thursday, May 19.
Brea Eckes tallied two hits for the Patriots while Kelsi Martini recorded a double.
Pequot Lakes 2 6 1
Upsala 3 3 1
LP: Kaitlyn Geschwill. 2B: Kelsi Martini. Overall: PL 17-3. Next: Pequot Lakes in Section 6-2A playoffs 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 23.
Pillager 7, Sebeka 6
SEBEKA — Brooklyn Rudrud finished 3-for-4 and the Pillager Huskies scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning and went on to defeat Sebeka 7-6 in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, May 19.
Halle Whaley, Sam Berent and Briana Blais each collected 2 hits for the Huskies
Blais pitched seven innings and struck out five.
Pillager 7 14 1
Sebeka 6 15 1
WP: Briana Blais. LP: Kaitlyn Eckman. 3B: P-Sam Berent. Conference: Pil 7-7. Overall: Pil 10-9.
LPGE 16, Staples-Motley 4
STAPLES — Jada Storry ripped a double for the Staples-Motley Cardinals in a 16-4 loss to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder in a non-conference game Thursday, May 19.
LPGE 16 8 0
Staples-Motley 4 3 4
LP: Jessica Lundquist. 2B: SM-Jada Storry.
Pierz 17, S-M 0
STAPLES — Frankie Seelen, Brit Schommer and Alyssa Sadlovsky combined for a five inning no-hitter as Pierz upended Staples-Motley 17-0 in a non-conference game Thursday, May 19.
The Pioneers offense was led by Brenna Dickmann who was 4-for-5 with three RBIs. Alana Rocheleau and Kendra Melby each tallied three hits while Rocheleau knocked in three runs and Melby collected two RBIs.
Pierz 17 16 0
Staples-Motley 0 0 2
WP: Frankie Seelen. Overall: Prz 16-3, SM 3-11. Next: Staples-Motley in Section 6-2A playoffs Monday, May 23; Pierz in Section 6-2A playoffs Monday, May 23.
Menahga 12, WDC 2
MENAHGA — Jamie Barthel doubled in two runs for Wadena-Deer Creek in a 12-2 loss to Menahga in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, May 19.
Mercedes Schulz finished 2-3 with a run scored.
WDC 2 4 0
Menahga 12 9 0
WP: Koll. LP: Jenna Dykhoff. 2B: WDC-Jamie Barthel. Conference: WDC 6-8. Overall: WDC 9-9. Next: vs Park Rapids at Frazee 6 p.m. Friday, May 20.