Baseball: PR-B sweeps W-H-A, tops Bagley

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PR-B's Chance Abraham takes some pointers from Coach Mike Dinnel at third base in the Tigers' win over Bagley on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
Lena Richards / Echo Journal Correspondent

PINE RIVER — Konnor King and Ryder Compton each earned a win and Pine River-Backus parlayed just seven hits into 25 total runs in a doubleheader sweep over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley on Monday, May 2.

The Tigers won by the scores of 10-0 and 15-1 and improved to 5-0 overall.

In Game One, it was King pitching 4.2 innings, scattering two hits and striking out 10 in the 10-0 win. Chance Abraham scored three runs and Rian Struss doubled.

In Game Two, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley outhit the Tigers by a 4-3 margin, but 16 walks propelled Pine RIver-Backus to a 15-1 win.

Owen Carlson doubled and Corbin Knapp and Compton each collected a hit.


Compton pitched four innings, tallying four strikeouts.

Game One

WHA 0 2 6

PRB 10 4 1

WP: Konnor King. PRB-Rian Struss.

Game Two

WHA 1 4 0

PRB 15 3 1

WP: Ryder Compton. 2B: Owen Carlson. Overall: PRB 5-0.

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PR-B's Nigel DeSanto rounds third base in the Tigers' victory over Bagley on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
Lena Richards / Echo Journal Correspondent

PR-B 13, Bagley 3

PINE RIVER — Abraham went 3-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs while ripping two triples as Pine River-Backus defeated Bagley 13-3 Thursday, April 28.

Compton pitched the win. He went four innings while striking out five and added a two-RBI double.

Struss and King each tallied two hits for the Tigers in the win.

Bagley 3 3 4

Pine River-Backus 13 12 2

WP: R Compton. 3B: R Compton, C Abraham (2).

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