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Baseball: Patriots win three of four

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Pequot Lakes' Grant Loge connects with a pitch in the Patriots' first win over Park Rapids on Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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MOOSE LAKE — Pequot Lakes’ Caden Nelson pitched a no-hitter and tallied 10 strikeouts for the Patriots as they shut out Moose Lake-Willow River 9-0 Friday, May 6.

Nic Kotaska went 3-3 with four RBIs, a double and a run scored. Clay Erickson also tallied a double for the Patriots.

Pequot Lakes 9 6 2

Moose Lake-Willow River 0 0 3

WP: Caden Nelson. 2B: Nic Kotaska, Clay Erickson. 3B: Kotaska.

Greenway 3, Pequot Lakes 2

NASHWAUK — Pequot Lakes’ Erickson recorded six strikeouts for the Patriots as they fell 3-2 to the Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin Raiders Thursday, May 5.

Kotaska and Nelson each tallied one run for the Patriots in the non-conference game.

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Pequot Lakes 2 4 3

Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 3 4 0

LP: Clay Erickson.

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Pequot Lakes pitcher Nic Kotaska throws to home in the Patriots' opening game against Park Rapids on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
Dan Determan / Echo Journal

Pequot wins 2

PEQUOT LAKES — Erickson went 3-5 with three RBIs for the Patriots as they beat the Park Rapids Panthers 6-5 in Game One of a Mid-State Conference doubleheader Tuesday, May 3.

Grant Loge went 1-4 with a double and Kotaska went 2-5 with a double, a run and an RBI.

The Patriots shut out the Panthers 10-0 in Game Two with Andrew Villareal going 1-3 with a double and two RBIs.

Game One

Park Rapids 5 9 4

Pequot Lakes 6 9 3

WP: Clay Erickson. 2B: Grant Loge. 3B: Nic Kotaska.

Game Two

Park Rapids 0 2 0

Pequot Lakes 10 7 0

WP: Caden Nelson. 2B: Andrew Villareal, Griffin Hoffman.

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