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Jenkins/PL VFW team sweeps Staples-Motley

The Jenkins/Pequot Lakes VFW baseball team swept Staples-Motley by scores of 3-1 and 5-3 in a pair of five-inning games on Tuesday, June 25.

Jenkins/PL, 4-6 overall before playing Crosby on Monday, July 1, is scheduled to play at Crosby on Tuesday, July 9, and host Brainerd on Wednesday, July 10.

In the opener against Staples-Motley, Levi Puetz was the winning pitcher while Justin Olson pitched three innings of relief. Cody Kettleson was 1-for-2 for Pequot Lakes while Brady Becker took the loss. Jenkins/PL enjoyed a 3-2 edge in hits.

In the nightcap, Jared Sewell was 2-for-3 while Austin Mesenbrink tossed a two-hitter for the win. Zach Trottier doubled for Jenkins/PL while Olson was 1-for-2.

“Austin (Mesenbrink) had 10 strikeouts in going all five innings,” said Jenkins/PL coach Kyle Spray. “Austin was hitting his spots.”

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