HINCKLEY - Corey Henningson was 6-for-11 over the course of three games with four doubles and 10 RBIs as Crosby-Ironton went 2-1 to take second place in the Hinckley tournament.
After losing their opening game Friday against Hinckley-Finlayson 13-3, the Rangers' bats came alive Saturday as C-I defeated Moose Lake-Willow River 14-8 and Aitkin 17-12.
Henningson had two doubles and five RBIs in the win against ML-WR while Kyle Leonard added three RBIs.
Against Aitkin, Henningson was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Leonard bombed a three-run home run and finished the weekend 6-for-13 with seven RBIs.
Cody Fossum was 4-for-4 with a double for the Gobblers and Nick Harmon added a double and two hits.
Aitkin lost its other game Saturday 9-1 to Hinckley-Finlayson.
Moose Lake-Willow River 8 12 1
Crosby-Ironton 14 9 2
WP: Mark Hoge. LP: Rejean Carlson. 2B: Henningson 2. 3B: C. Leonard.
Aitkin 12 13 3
Crosby-Ironton 17 17 2
WP: Brett Arneson. LP: Sam Gravel. 2B: C-I Arneson, Henningson; A-Bill Cuff, Kyle Hoffman, Cody Fossum, Sam Johnson, Nick Harmon. HR: K. Leonard.
Hinckley-Finlayson 13 11 2
Crosby-Ironton 3 5 3
WP: B. Johnson. LP: Kyle Pribyl. 2B: Kyle Leonard. Overall: C-I 2-12, A 7-8. Next: Crosby-Ironton at Pequot Lakes 4 p.m. Tuesday; Aitkin against Hermantown 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Northfield 4, Little Falls 3
NORTHFIELD - Joe Rydeen hit a home run for the Little Falls Flyers in a 4-3 loss to Northfield Saturday.
Two Little Falls throwing errors allowed Northland to break a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning for the one-run win.
Michael Spearl picked up the loss, despite throwing just one inning. He allowed the one unearned run on no hits, no walks and no strikeouts.
Little Falls 3 3 3
Northfield 4 8 1
WP: Kyle Strike. LP: Michael Sperl. HR: LF-Joe Rydeen. Overall: 8-7. Next: LF Willmar at home Tuesday 5 p.m.
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