AITKIN - Dan Landrus went a combined 5-for-7 with two home runs and six RBIs and pitched the Aitkin Legion to a 8-3 Game One win over Pierz Thursday.
Aitkin won game two 8-6.
In the first game, Landrus went 2-4 with a home run and three RBIs. He pitched the complete game win striking out four and allowing five hits and three earned runs. Dustin Goble helped by going 3-4 with a double.
Landrus went 2-3 with a home run and three RBIs in the nightcap. Kyle Hoffman, who picked up the win in relief, wen t2-3 with a home run and two RBIs.
Hoffman also struck out four in 1 2/3 inning of work.
Pierz 3 5 0
Aitkin 8 9 0
WP: Dan Landrus. LP: Mike Poser. 2B: A-Dustin Goble. HR: A-Landrus
Pierz 6 5 0
Aitkin 8 8 0
WP: Kyle Hoffman. LP: Dylan Kummet. HR: A-Landrus, Hoffman. Overall: Ait 2-3. Next: Pierz hosts Little Falls 6 p.m. Monday; Aitkin hosts Crosslake-Fifty Lakes-Pequot Lakes 6 p.m. Tuesday.
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