Wolske helps Tigers sweep Bears
Brandon Wolske homered, tripled and doubled with five RBI and three runs scored for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in the nightcap as they swept the Lake of the Woods Bears 7-0 and 11-10 in a Northland Conference doubleheader on Monday, May 14.
Champ Howard recorded a double in Game 2 with three runs scored.
In Game One, Zack Tulenchik went 3-3 with a double and RBI. Nick Ackerman picked up the win on the mound, pitching a two-hit shutout and striking out 11 batters.
PR-B, 7-4 in the conference and 7-5 overall, is scheduled to face Red Lake at noon on Thursday, May 17, at Bemidji State University.
LOW 0 2 4
PR-Backus 7 10 1
WP: Nick Ackerman. 2B: Logan Gordon, Zach Tulenchik.
PR-Backus 11 7 4
LOW 10 8 1
WP: Torry Hirschey. 2B: Champ Howard, Brandon Wolske, Nick Ackerman. 3B: Wolske. HR: Wolske.
Tigers 11, Northome-Kelliher 1
On Thursday, May 10, Brandon Wolske went 2-for-4 with five RBI as Pine River-Backus beat the Northome/Kelliher Mustangs in a Northland Conference game. Logan Gordon also knocked out a triple and Nick Ackerman was 2-4 with three runs and two RBI. Torry Hirschey was 2-3 with three runs and allowed one run on seven hits and two walks over five innings for the win
PR-Backus 11 12 1
Northome-Kelliher 1 7 2
WP: Torry Hirschey. LP: B. Jourdan. 3B: Brendan Wolske, Logan Gordon.
Blackduck 6, Tigers 1
On Tuesday, May 8, Brandon Wolske drove in Luke Sechser for the only run for Pine River-Backus in a Northland Conference loss to the Blackduck Drakes. Nick Ackerman finished 2-3 for the Tigers.
Blackduck 6 11 0
PR-Backus 1 6 0
WP: Ian Frenzel. LP: George Davidson.