ALEXANDRIA — Ellie Skeesick struck out seven over seven innings to pitch the Little Falls Flyers to a 6-3 victory over Eden Valley-Watkins before the Flyers fell 6-5 to the Alexandria Cardinals Saturday, May 1.
Kendra Couture finished 2-2 with a triple, two runs and two RBIs. Ellia Zimmerman drove in two runs while Samy Tembreull and Korrin Gwost were 2-4 with a run.
In the loss to Alexandria, Izzy Dukowitz was 2-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Mikayla Faust was 2-3 with two RBIs and Couture and Zimmerman each drove in a run.
Eden Valley-Watkins 3 7 0
Little Falls 6 8 0
WP: Ellie Skeesick. 2B: LF-Korrin Gwost. 3B: LF-Kendra Couture..
Alexandria 6 9 0
Little Falls 5 10 4
LP: Avery Threkald. 2B: LF-Mikayla Faust, Izzy Dukowitz, Ellia Zimmerman. Overall: LF 2-5. Next: Little Falls hosts Milaca (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 4.
Pequot Lakes drops 3
BECKER — Morgan Eckes finished with 18 total strikeouts, but the Pequot Lakes Patriots suffered three losses Saturday, May 1, at the Becker tournament.
Pequot opened with a 7-1 loss to Becker. Maci Martini doubled and Kaitlyn Geschwill finished 2-4. Brea Eckes collected Pequot’s other hit.
Morgan Ecks pitched the loss. She struck out six Bulldogs, but a four-run first inning by Becker proved too much to overcome.
The Patriots allowed four runs in the first inning of a 12-8 loss to Maple Lake in Game Two.
Morgan Eckes struck out 14 Rocori Spartans, but Pequot fell 5-1.
Martini drove in Madison Lucas for Pequot’s lone run.
Pequot Lakes 1 4 2
Becker 7 10 2
WP: Maddie Sherman. LP: Morgan Ecks. 2B: PL-Maci Martini.
Maple Lake 12 13 2
Pequot Lakes 8 5 4
WP: Taylor Hess. LP: Katlyn Geshwell.
Rocori 5 4 0
Pequot Lakes 1 3 3
WP: Prom. LP: Morgan Eckos. Overall: PL 7-4. Next: Pequot Lakes hosts Park Rapids (2) 4 p.m. Monday, May 3.
Aitkin drops 3
ST. LOUIS PARK — The Aitkin Gobblers finished 0-3 at the Benilde-St. Margaret’s tournament Saturday, May 1.
The Gobblers opened with an 11-1 loss to the host Red Knights and then posted an 8-5 loss to St. Louis Park before falling to Jordan 17-0 in the third round.
Aitkin falls to 3-6 overall and will host Crosby-Ironton for a Mid-State Conference doubleheader 4 p.m Tuesday, May 4.