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Triston Rubner went 2-3 including a home run and two RBI for the ninth-seeded Pine River-Backus baseball team, but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers lost 7-2 in a North...
The Pine River-Backus Tigers managed just two hits and had six errors against the Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale Raiders as they lost 8-2 in the third round of Section 6A playoffs on Tuesday,...
The Pine River-Backus Tigers edged Nevis 7-6 in their third Section 6A playoff game on Thursday, May 22, and advanced to play against Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale on Tuesday, May 27. Earlier in the playoffs, PR-B opened with a 6-1 win over Sebeka in the North Subsection 6A round on Tuesday, May 20. The Tigers, 15-6 overall, then lost to Frazee 5-2 in the double-elimination round on Thursday, May 22, before then edging Nevis to stay alive. Tigers 7, Nevis 6
The Pine River-Backus Tigers baseball team suffered three losses in two days last week to end their regular season with a 7-12 record. The Tigers lost two games to the Pequot Lakes Patriots 3-2 and 5-2 on Tuesday, May 20, and then dropped a makeup game to the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves 11-2 on Wednesday, May 21. PR-B was seeded ninth and was scheduled to play at No. 8 Menahga in the first round of the Section 6A playoffs on Tuesday, May 27. The winner advanced to play top-seeded New York Mills. Tigers 2, W-H-A 11
After losing to the Blackduck Drakes because of a suspended game Monday, May 12, the Pine River-Backus softball team turned around and defeated the Drakes 8-2 to win the Mississippi Conference championship game in Cass Lake Thursday, May 15. The Tigers are seeded third in Subsection 6A and were scheduled to host No. 6 Sebeka on Tuesday, May 20.
The Pine River-Backus Tigers came back from being down 11-2 going into the bottom of the fifth inning for an admirable 21-11 win in six innings over the Crosby-Ironton Rangers on Monday, May 19. “It was a crazy game,” said PR-B coach Steve Snavely, whose team scored 19 times in the final two innings.
The Pine River-Backus Tigers baseball team split a home Northland Conference doubleheader against the Lake of the Woods-Baudette Bears on Tuesday, May 6. PR-B won the opener 3-2 before losing the second game 11-3. In the first game the Tigers scored one run in the bottom of the first that went unanswered by the Bears until the top of the third.
The Pine River-Backus Tigers extended their winning streak and remained undefeated in the Mississippi Conference as they easily handed the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves two losses in a doubleheader on Tuesday, May 6. The Wolves had eight errors to PR-B to the 12-2 win in the first game.
Nick Gravdahl went 2-4 with a double and RBI for Pine River-Backus as the Tigers fell to Sebeka 7-5 in a non-conference game on Monday, May 5. Triston Rubner added a two-run double for the Tigers, while Anthony Phillipson cracked a double and drove in one. Sebeka enjoyed an 11-10 advantage in hits. Matt Lilliquist was the winning pitcher while Joe Davidson took the loss for the Tigers, who drop to 2-6 overall. PR-B blanks Warriors
In between rain showers the Pine River-Backus Tigers softball team managed to get in an Upper Mississippi Conference double-header against the Nevis Tigers, and PR-B came out with a pair of wins to raise its conference record to 6-0. The first game was close as PR-B came back from three runs down to take the lead with five runs in the bottom of the third inning. While keeping Nevis from getting farther than second base in the next two innings, PR-B lengthened its lead to 7-3 by adding two more runs in the bottom of the fifth.