BEMIDJI — Matt Valentine went 3-6 with a double as Little Falls split a doubleheader with Bemidji, losing the first game 7-0 and winning the second 11-2 in Bemidji Tuesday.
Collin Eckman and Josh Wenzel both went 2-4 and Rob Munnell walked twice for Little Falls.
Little Falls 0 3 4
Bemidji 7 7 0
WP: Hirt. LP: Gabe Ploof. 2B: LF-Matt Valentine.
Little Falls 11 9 2
Bemidji 2 6 1
WP: Joe Tuholsky. LP: Baker. Overall: LF 12-2. Next: Little Falls at Pierz 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
S-M splits with
STAPLES — Blake Petrich went 3-5 with two triples, two runs and two RBIs as Staples-Motley split a doubleheader against Park Rapids winning the opener 3-2 and falling 5-4 in the second game Tuesday.
Jacob Vetsch struck out two and walked three to earn the Game One win.
S-M’s Austin Redemske was 4-4 with two runs and an RBI, Devon White went 2-4 with one run and Jalen Busker went 2-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Park Rapids 2 5 2
Staples-Motley 3 8 0
WP: Jacob Vetsch. LP: David Dirks. 3B: SM-Blake Petrich.
Park Rapids 5 6 0
Staples-Motley 4 6 2
WP: Jim Branbaugh. LP: Austin Redemske. 3B: SM-Blake Petrich. Overall: SM 14-5. Next: Staples-Motley hosts CLFLPL in Staples 6 p.m. Wednesday.
W-DC 9, CLFLPL 8
PEQUOT LAKES — Austin Mesenbrink was 3-3 with a double as Crosslake-Fifty Lakes-Pequot Lakes lost 9-8 against Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday.
Gage Kennedy went 2-4 with a double and Gavin Bickford was 2-3 with a double for CLFLPL.
CLFLPL 8 14 2
Wadena 9 10 1
WP: Laughlin. LP: Nick Greiner. 2B: CLFLPL-Austin Mesenbrink, Cage Kennedy, Gavin Bickford. Next: CLFLPL at Staples-Motley 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Aitkin 9, W-DC 3
PEQUOT LAKES —Nathan Ehnstrom pitched a complete game, striking out 11, as Aitkin beat Wadena 9-3 in Pequot Lakes Tuesday.
Ehnstrom was 1-2 with a double at the plate. Logan Quade went 2-4 with two stolen bases and Alex Bobenmoyer was 2-4 for Aitkin.
Wadena 3 7 2
Aitkin 9 9 1
WP: Nathan Ehnstrom. LP: Tumberg. 2B: A-Ehnstrom. Overall: 5-3-1. Next: Aitkin hosts CLFLPL 5 p.m. Thursday.