LITTLE FALLS - After dropping the first game 4-1, the Little Falls Flyers came back behind the pitching of Kyle Peterschick, who threw a complete game, giving up one run on four hits with three strikeouts and one walk to beat the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 7-2 in a Central Lakes Conference doubleheader Tuesday.
Jared Festler was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs while Ben and Beau Hanowski finished with a double apiece.
St. Cloud Apollo 4 4 1
Little Falls 1 2 3
WP-Logan Birr. LP-Izaak Berglund.
St. Cloud Apollo 2 4 1
Little Falls 7 8 3
WP-Kyle Peterschick. LP-Tyler Erickson. 2B-LF-Jared Festler 2, Beau Hanowski, Ben Hanowski, Andrew Lange. Conference-LF 7-3. Overall-LF 9-3. Next-Little Falls hosts Fergus Falls 5 p.m. Thursday.
Pierz 10, Rockford 9
PIERZ - Scott Janson was 4-for-5 with two runs, three RBIs for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the Rockford Rockets 10-9 in 11 innings in a Central Minnesota Conference baseball game Tuesday.
Mike Weber picked up his first career varsity win as he threw four perfect innings of relief striking out five.
Rockford 9 12 5
Pierz 10 13 3
WP-Mike Weber. LP-Eric Jakubowski. 2B-P-Matt Woitalla. 3B-R-Nathan Maher. Conference-P 6-1. Overall-P 6-3. Next-Pierz at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Elrosa 5 p.m. Thursday.
Verndale 12, 13
New York Mills 13, 3
VERNDALE - Cole Weber drove in eight runs in two games as the Verndale Pirates earned a split, losing game one 13-12 and winning game two 13-3 over the New York Mills Eagles in Park Region Conference play Tuesday.
New York Mills 13
WP- Schultz. LP-Matt Moenkedick.
New York Mills 3
WP-Brady Seidschlaw. LP-Berg. Conference-V 2-7. Overall-V 3-9. Next-at Ottertail Central 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Ogilvie 12, Aitkin 7
AITKIN - Connor Butenhoff went 2-for-3 with two RBI and Dan Landrus was 2-3 with one RBI to lead Aitkin offensively, but it was not enough in a 12-7 loss to Ogilvie in Great River Conference action.
Ogilvie 12 8 1
Aitkin 7 10 7
WP-McIawain. LP-Connor Butenhoff. 2B-O-Cornell, Herges, Heins. Conference-A 5-3. Overall-A 8-4. Next-Aitkin at Isle 4 p.m. Thursday.
Park Rapids 4, 9
Staples-Motley 3, 6
STAPLES - Mitch Ness wet 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Trevor Smith went 2-3 with a run scored in game two, but Staples-Motley loss two Mid-State Conference games to the Park Rapids Panthers 4-3 and 9-6 Tuesday.
Trevor Ness had a double in game one for the Cardinals and Mitch Ness had a double in game two.
Park Rapids 4 6 5
Staples-Motley 3 5 2
WP-Dierkhising. LP-Tom Roline. 2B-SM-Trevor Ness.
Park Rapids 9 9 3
Staples-Motley 6 6 2
WP-Gartner. LP-Colton Thompson. 2B-PR-Bruhn, Donatelle; SM-Mitch Ness. Conference-S-M 2-6. Overall-S-M 6-7. Next-S-M at Crosby-Ironton 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Perham 3, 10
Pequot Lakes 2, 1
PERHAM - Pequot Lakes' Matt Bartella blasted a two-run home run to left field in a 3-2 game-one loss to the Perham Yellowjackets and the Patriots dropped the second game 10-1 in Mid-State Conference play Tuesday.
Bartella and James Fox doubled in the game-two loss for the Patriots.
Pequot Lakes 2 3 2
Perham 3 2 2
WP-M. Stoll. LP-Ben Kepner. HR-PL-Matt Bartella.
Pequot Lakes 1 2 2
Perham 10 11 2
WP-I. Stoll. LP-Colton Maher. 2B-PL-Matt Bartella, James Fox. Conference-PL 5-5. Overall-PL 6-5. Next-Pequot Lakes at Pierz 7 p.m. Friday.
Ottertail Central 10,
BATTLE LAKE - Brent Johnson and Justin Ringler each went 3-for-4 in a 7-6 game-two loss after Pillager dropped the first game 10-0 as the Huskies were swept by Ottertail Central Tuesday.
Pillager 0 1 3
Ottertail Central 10 7 3
WP-Cameron. LP-Justin Ringler.
Pillager 6 11 8
Ottertail Central 7 5 0
WP-Lillemon. LP-Nick Hummel. 2B-OC-Macheldt; P-Luke Ringler. Conference-P 3-6. Overall-P 3-7. Next-Pillager hosts New York Mills 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
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