The Aitkin River Hawks won an Itasca League amateur baseball doubleheader from the Cass Lake Reds on Sunday.
Aitkin defeated the Cass Lake Reds 2-0 as Matt Christensen pitched a complete game, giving up six hits, struck out five and walked none in seven innings. Aitkin's Brandon Perrine, John Holder, A.J Hartshorn and Travis Leiviska were all 1-for-3.
In the second game, Brandon Perrine was 3-for-6 as the River Hawks beat the Reds 17-8. Christensen and Holder were both 2-4 with RBIs, Chris Hoffman was 2-2 with two RBIs and reached base safely six straight at bats, Kyle Hoffman was 2-5 with an RBI and Andrew Ince was 1-3 with an RBI.
Winning pitcher Mitch Hodgman went seven innings, allowing 12 hits, four earned runs, struck out five and walked two.
Aitkin River Hawks 2 4 2
Cass Lake Reds 0 6 2
Aitkin River Hawks 17 13 1
Cass Lake Reds 8 12 2
Next: Aitkin at Bemidji Blue Ox June 15 (2).
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