Austin Meister, Dylan Mesenbrink and Daltin Ackerman all knocked out two hits in a 7-2 first game win and Cam Anderson struck out six batters in a 18-0 nightcap victory for Pequot Lakes over Park Rapids in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Monday, May 13
Meister and Mesenbrink each collected two RBI and Ackerman knocked out a triple in Game One. Anderson shut down the Panthers for six innings in Game two, giving up just one hit along with the six strikeouts.
Dylin Ackerman was 3-3 with three RBIs and Sam Pfeiffer went 2-4 with two RBIs.
The Patriots, 5-1 in the conference and 9-4 overall, are scheduled to host Staples-Motley Friday, May 17, and then play a doubleheader at Aitkin Monday, May 20.
Park Rapids 2 7 1
Pequot Lakes 7 11 1
WP: Austin Meister. LP: Brendan Kruchowski. 3B: PL-Daltin Ackerman.
Park Rapids 0 1 4
Pequot Lakes 18 12 2
WP: Cam Anderson. LP: Alex Niemela. 2B: PL-Daltin Anderson, Dylin Ackerman, Grant Kotaska, Josh Lelwica, Austin Meister.
Wadena-DC 9, Patriots 0
On Thursday, May 9, Justin Dykhoff struck out 11, didn't walk a batter and allowed three hits as unbeaten Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines shut out Pequot Lakes in a non-conference game.
Noah Roers went 3-3 with a double for the Wolverines and Wyatt Hermann was 3-4 with three runs scored for W-DC, 9-0 overall.
Daltin Ackerman doubled for Pequot and Dylan Ackerman and Cam Anderson accounted for the other two Patriot hits.
Wadena-DC 9 13 0
Pequot Lakes 0 3 1
WP: Justin Dykhoff. LP: Dylan Messenbrink. 2B: WDC-Justin Dykhoff, Noah Roers; PL-Daltin Ackerman. 3B: WDC-Josh Dykhoff.
Patriots sweep C-I
On Tuesday, May 7, Daltin Ackerman doubled and drove in three runs as the Patriots swept the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 10-5 and 7-4 in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader.
In the opener, Austin Meister was the winning pitcher for the Patriots, who enjoyed an 11-8 edge in hits. Meister struck out five and added a double while teammate Nic Kotaska was 2-3 with a triple.
Pequot Lakes won the nightcap despite only out-hitting the Rangers 8-7. The Patriots did take advantage of five C-I errors.
Pequot Lakes 7 11 1
Crosby-Ironton 4 8 1
WP: Austin Meister. LP: Jonathan Jacobson. 2B: PL-Austin Meister, CI-Deitrich Winegarner, Zakery Bourdage. 3B: Nic Kotaska.
Pequot Lakes 10 8 3
Crosby-Ironton 5 7 5
WP: Cam Anderson. LP: Adam Christopher. 2B:CI-Deitrich Winegarner, PL-Daltin Ackerman.