PEQUOT LAKES — Zach Cogan ripped two doubles and Travis Noska collected two singles as Crosslake-Fifty Lakes-Pequot Lakes nipped Staples-Motley 6-5 Friday night.
Cogan also pitched 5-plus innings. Bryan Yackley relieved in the bottom of the sixth and finished for C-FL-PL.
Included in Noska’s hits was a squeeze bunt that drove in the two game-winning runs.
Alek Paskewitz went 3-3 with a double and triple and scored two runs for S-M. Kyle Jansson was 2-3 with a triple for S-M, which opens subdistrict tournament play Monday.
C-FL-PL (8-3) will find out its subdistrict pairings following Monday’s doubleheader at Aitkin.
Staples-Motley 5 10 2
Crosslake-FL-PL 6 5 2
WP: Zach Cogan. LP: Jacob Vetsch. Overall: SM 5-7, CFLPL 8-3. Next: Staples-Motley vs. Wadena-Deer Creek 4 and 6:30 p.m. Monday in Division II Subdistrict Tournament at Menahga; Crosslake-FL-PL at Aitkin 5 p.m. Monday (2).