Aitkin and Crosslake/Fifty Lakes/Pequot Lakes American Legion baseball teams split a doubleheader to open their seasons on Tuesday, June 11.
Logan Quade contributed three hits as Aitkin won the opener 5-1. Nathan Ehnstrom was the winning pitcher. Austin Mesenbrink and Aspen Florey each had two hits for Crosslake-FL-PL and Travis Noska stole four bases.
Crosslake-FL-PL managed just two hits in the second game, one each by Mesenbrink and Cage Kennedy, but eked out a 3-0 win. Zach Cogan threw the shutout.
Pierz sweeps Crosslake/FL/PL
Pierz beat visiting Crosslake-Fifty Lakes-Pequot Lakes 2-0 and 4-0 in a Legion doubleheader on Thursday, June 13.
Both teams had five hits in the opener as Mesenbrink took the loss. Brad Meyer tossed the shutout in the opener.
In the second game, Cody Meyer was the winning pitcher while Jordan Redmond took the loss. Pierz enjoyed a 4-3 edge in hits.
Crosslake/FL/PL, 1-3 overall, was scheduled to play at Pillager in a doubleheader on Monday, June 17, and then host Pierz at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25.