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Baseball: Patriots fall to Yellowjackets; PL 10-runs Barnesville

Dan Determan / Echo Journal Patriot senior Austin Meister connects with a pitch against Barnesville on Tuesday, May 28.1 / 3
Dan Determan / Echo Journal Left-fielder Dylin Ackerman throws the ball back into the infield in the third inning of the Patriots victory over Barnesville Tuesday, May 28.2 / 3
Dan Determan / Echo Journal Pitcher Daltin Ackerman throws to home in the Patriots' 11-1 win over Barnesville Tuesday, May 28.3 / 3

Pequot Lakes' Austin Meister was 2-2 with a triple and an RBI as the No. 4 seeded Patriots fell 14-2 to the No. 1 seeded Perham Yellowjackets in the South Subsection 8-2A semifinals Thursday, May 30.

Nic Kotaska was also 2-2, while Dylin Ackerman and Marcus Klein each tallied a run scored.

Pequot Lakes 2 6 4

Perham 14 12 0

WP: Maddux Kovash. LP: Austin Meister. 2B: P-Dawson Stevens. 3B: P-Carter Mulcahy. PL-Austin Meister. HR: P-Chas Melvin.

Pequot Lakes 11, Barnesville 1

Meister and Sam Pfeiffer each collected two hits, drove in two runs and scored twice for the No. 4 Pequot Lakes Patriots who defeated the No. 5 Barnesville Tigers 11-1 in six innings in the opening round of the South Subsection 8-2A playoffs Tuesday, May 28.

The Patriots broke a 1-1 tie when they scored six runs in the fifth inning. Driving the big inning was a walk to Daltin Ackerman, a triple by Meister, a Pfeiffer single and a double by Dylan Messenbrink.

A two-out RBI single by Dylin Ackerman capped a four-run sixth inning and gave the Patriots a walk-off win.

Cam Anderson pitched all six innings. He struck out four, walked none and allowed seven hits.

Barnesville 1 7 1

Pequot Lakes 11 12 1

WP: Cam Anderson. LP: Sam Askegaard. 2B: PL-Dylan Mesenbrink. 3B: PL-Austin Meister.