PEQUOT LAKES - After being hit by a pitch, Tyler Jensen scored the game-winning run on a Bronson Shepherd hit in the seventh inning to lead the Nisswa Legion baseball team to a 4-3 victory over Crosslake Wednesday.
Nick Rardin pitched the complete-game victory, allowing six hits, two earned runs and no walks. He struck out six.
Rardin finished 1-for-2 with a double, Shepherd was 3-4 with a double and two RBIs and Colton Metzger was 1-3 with an RBI.
Nisswa led 3-0 until Crosslake rallied to tie the game 3-3 in the fifth. Casey Christianson was 2-3 and Ryan Pahl hit a double for Crosslake.
Nisswa 4 7 3
Crosslake 3 6 0
WP - Nick Rardin. LP - Bryant Szymanski. 2B - N-Bronson Shepherd, Nick Rardin; C-Ryan Pahl. Overall - N 3-4. Next game - Nisswa at Grand Rapids (2) 5 p.m. Thursday.
SEBEKA - Jordan Riewer hit an RBI double in the bottom of the fourth to score Shawn Motl for the Staples-Motley Legion baseball team's only run in a 2-1 loss to Sebeka Wednesday.
Riewer was 2-3 and Chad Beebe collected S-M's other hit.
Motl was tagged with the loss, giving up six hits, two earned runs and two walks. He struck out three.
Sebeka scored both its runs in the bottom of the seventh to land S-M its second loss of the season.
Staples-Motley 1 3 0
Sebeka 2 6 2
WP - Pederson. LP - Shawn Motl. 2B - SM-Jordan Riewer. Overall - SM 4-2. Next game - Staples-Motley hosts Wadena 5 p.m. Friday.
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