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Baseball: Tigers win 4 of 5

Pine River-Backus Baseball

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PR-B's Ryder Compton crosses home plate in the Tigers' victory over Hill City Friday, May 7. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

Corbin Knapp finished 3-4 with two doubles, two runs and four RBIs for the Pine River-Backus Tigers as they beat the Red Lake Warriors 23-4 in a Northland Conference game Monday, May 10.

Konnor King was 2-4 with three runs and two RBIs, while Nolan Olivier went 3-4 with two runs and two RBIs for the Tigers.

PRB 23 17 0

Red Lake 4 3 5

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WP: Trevor Redding. LP: Graves. 2B: PRB-Ryder Compton, Connor Tulenchik, Corbin Knapp (2). Conference: PRB 8-2. Overall: PRB 10-3.

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PR-B pitcher Irvin Tulenchik fires to home in the second inning of the Tigers' victory over Hill City Friday, May 7. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

PR-B 8, Hill City 6

Knapp went 3-4 and Irvin Tulenchik doubled, knocked in three runs and earned the win for Pine River-Backus in an 8-6 victory over Hill City Friday, May 7.

Chance Abraham and King each collected two hits and the Tigers improved to 9-3 overall.

Hill City 6 3 2

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PRB 8 9 1

WP: Irvin Tulenchik. LP: Wake. 2B: PRB-Tulenchik, Konnor King.

Nevis 14, PR-B 8

Trevor Redding was 1-2 with a double and three runs for the Pine River-Backus Tigers lost 14-8 to the Nevis Tigers in a Northland Conference game Thursday, May 6.

Ryder Compton hit a double with two RBIs and Abraham was 2-3 with a double and one run.

Pine River-Backus 8 7 2

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Nevis 14 21 3

WP: Mitchell. LP: Corbin Knapp. 2B: PRB-Trevor Redding, Ryder Compton, Chance Abraham. NVS-Mitchell, Lindow, Aman, Ahrcadt. Conference: PRB 7-2. Overall: PRB 8-3.

PRB wins 2 over W-H-A

King belted a Game One home run and earned the Game Two win in the Pine River-Backus Tigers Northland Conference sweep of the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves 19-2 and 14-7 Tuesday, May 4.

King tallied two hits including his home run to be one of five Tigers to get two hits in Game One.

Rian Struss scored three times and ripped a home run himself on his way to three RBIs.

Knapp tallied two doubles and Abraham ripped a double as one of his two hits as well.

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Tulenchik picked up the Game One win and struck out nine. Tulenchik went 3-4 with a double in Game Two.

King went 4-4 with two RBIs and struck out four batters in 3.1 innings pitched

Compton also was a perfect 4-4 with a double and two runs scored. Struss and Knapp pitched in a double as well in Game Two.

Game One

PRB 19 14 1

WHA 2 1 5

WP: Irvin Tulenchik. LP: Moe. 2B: PRB-Owen Carlson, Rian Struss, Corbin Knapp (2). HR: PRB-Rian Struss, Konnor King.

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Game Two

WHA 7 13 0

PRB 14 17 2

WP: Konnor King. LP: Opheim. 2B: PRB-Irvin Tulenchik, Rian Struss, Corbin Knapp, Ryder Compton WHA-Opheim, Johnson.

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PR-B pitcher Irvin Tulenchik fires to home in the second inning of the Tigers' victory over Hill City Friday, May 7. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

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