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Baseball: Patriots fall to Upsala, Aitkin

The Patriots fell in three games, two against the Gobblers

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Patriot infielder Conner Quale tags out a stealing baserunner in Pequot Lakes' doubleheader against Aitkin on Thursday, April 27, 2022.
Dan Determan / Echo Journal

UPSALA — Caleb Toftness went 2-for-2 with an RBI as Pequot Lakes lost 13-3 to Upsala-Swanville Monday, May 2.

Nic Kotaska and Grant Loge each recorded two hits for the Patriots in the loss.

Pequot Lakes 3 9 2

Upsala-Swanville 13 9 0

LP: Clay Erickson. Conference: PL 0-3. Overall: PL 0-4. Next: Pequot Lakes hosts Park Rapids (2) 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 3.

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Pequot Lakes first baseman Caleb Toftness gets the ball a moment too late in the Patriots' doubleheader on Thursday, April 27, 2022.
Dan Determan / Echo Journal

Aitkin take 2 from Pequot

PEQUOT LAKES — Toftness had five RBIs across two games, but the Patriots were swept 16-3 and 13-12 in a Mid-State Conference doubleheader against Aitkin on Wednesday, April 27.

Toftness was 1-2 with two RBIs in Game One. Clay Erickson, Loge and Conner Quale produced Pequot’s other hits.

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In Game Two, Andrew Villareal went 3-4 with two runs and three RBIs. Toftness drove in three runs and Loge went 2-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.

Game One

Aitkin 16 13 1

Pequot Lakes 3 4 3

WP: Zack Ehnstrom. LP: Clay Erickson. 2B: A-Tanner Hills, Carson Kullhem 2, Zack MacDonald; PL-Erickson. HR: Ehnstrom, Landon Janzen 2.

Game Two

Pequot Lakes 12 9 5

Aitkin 13 10 1

WP: Carson Kullhem. LP: Grant Loge. 2B: A-Craig Ashton, Kullhem; PL-Andrew Villareal, Loge, Conner Quale. 3B: A-Tanner Hills, Gus Sanford. Conference: A 3-0, PL 0-2. Overall: A 4-0, PL 0-3.

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