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Crosslake/FL/PL Legion swept by Pierz

The Crosslake/Fifty Lakes/Pequot Lakes American Legion baseball team was swept by Pierz 4-1 and 4-2 on Tuesday, June 25, in Crosslake.

Pierz led 2-0 before Crosslake/FL/PL scored in the fourth when Hunter Leslie doubled, Gage Kennedy singled and then Leslie scored on a squeeze bunt by Zach Cogan.

Pierz added a pair of insurance runs in the fifth. Leslie and Kennedy each had two hits, but Pierz enjoyed a 9-6 edge in hits.

In the second game, Crosslake/FL/PL grabbed a 2-1 lead after three innings on a two-run single by Austin Mesenbrink. Pierz assumed a 4-2 lead in the fifth with a pair of runs.

Losing pitcher Aspen Florey allowed six hits while winning pitcher Cody Meyer allowed just two hits.

“We would have been happy with a split, but we gave them two unearned runs in the first game, and three unearned runs in the second game,” said coach Jerry Braam.