The Pequot Lakes Patriots baseball team improved to 4-3 overall with a non-conference doubleheader sweep over the Hibbing Bluejackets on Friday, May 3.
The Patriots took advantage of three errors to win the opener 5-3. Sam Pfeiffer went 2-4 with two RBI while Austin Meister was the winning pitcher, striking out six in seven innings.
The Patriots won the nightcap 6-3 as Dylin Ackerman and Marcus Klein each had three hits while Ackerman also drove in two runs.
Pequot Lakes is scheduled to host Wadena-Deer Creek at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9.
Hibbing 3 5 3
Pequot Lakes 5 9 1
WP: Austin Meister. LP: Codieh Powers. 2B: Nic Kotaska.
Hibbing 3 3 1
Pequot Lakes 6 14 2
WP: Cam Anderson.. 2B: PL-Dylin Ackerman, Austin Meister.
Patriots 21, Northland 3
On Thursday, May 2, Meister finished 3-5, including a triple, and drove in three runs to lead Pequot Lakes to a non-conference win over Hill City-Northland.
Klein went 2-4 with two doubles and three RBIs and Grant Kotaska added a double for the Patriots. Winning pitcher Dylan Messenbrink struck out eight and allowed two hits.
Hill City/Northland 3 2 4
Pequot Lakes 21 12 3
WP: Dylan Messenbrink. 2B: Marcus Klein(2) Grant Kotaska. 3B: Austin Miester.