Baseball: Tigers win two of three

Tulenchik struck out 11 against Laporte

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PR-B catcher Ethan Rugroden picks off a stealing baserunner in the Tigers' game against Park Rapids on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Lena Richards / Echo Journal Correspondent

PINE RIVER — Pine River-Backus’ Irvin Tulenchik struck out nine over six innings as the Tigers beat the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale Raiders 5-3 in a non-conference game Monday, May 15.

Tulenchik went 1-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored while Rian Compton went 3-3 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Tigers.

BHV’s Kole Weishalla threw six innings for the Raider and struck out six while Kobe Kinzmann went 2-4 with a run and RBI.

BHV 3 8 3

PRB 5 7 1

WP: Irvin Tulenchik. LP: K Weishalla. 2B: P-Chance Abraham. 3B: P-Tulenchik. HR: . Overall: PRB 10-1, BHV 6-6.

Park Rapids 11, PRB 0

PINE RIVER — Tulenchik and Konnor King collected the two Pine River-Backus hits in an 11-0 non-conference loss to the Park Rapids Panthers Friday, May 13.


Corbin Knapp suffered the loss. He struck out three over three innings and allowed six runs, four earned on seven hits and a walk.

Park Rapids 11 11 0

Pine River-Backus 0 2 4

WP: D. Reichling. LP: C. Knapp.

Tigers 10, Wildcats 0

PINE RIVER — Tulenchik tossed a six-inning no-hitter as he struck out 11 while only allowing one base-runner as the Pine River-Backus Tigers beat the Laporte Wildcats 10-0 in a Northland Conference game Tuesday, May 10.

Tulenchik also led the Tigers at the plate as he went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Ryder Compton doubled for PR-B and Ethan Rugroden had two RBIs as the Tigers improved to 10-0 this season.

Laporte 0 0 2

PRB 10 9 0

WP: Irvin Tulenchik. 2B: Ryder Compton, Tulenhick.

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