Softball: Patriots top S-M, LPGE

Pequot Lakes Softball

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Pequot Lakes' Morgan Eckes connects with a pitch in the Patriots' victory over Staples-Motley Tuesday, May 11. Dan Determan / Echo Journal

Pequot Lakes’ Morgan Eckes threw nine strikeouts and one walk for the Patriots as they beat Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 10-0 Monday, May 17.

Maci Martini went 3-4 with a double and four RBIs. Maya Orvis went 2-3 with a double and Rita Ganley ripped a triple for Pequot.

LPGE 0 2 3

Pequot Lakes 10 7 0


WP: Morgan Eckes. 2B: PL-Maya Orvis, Maci Martini. 3B: PL-Rita Ganley. Overall: PL 14-4. Next: Pequot Lakes at Pillager 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20.

PL sweeps S-M

Eckes homered and struck out a season-high 16 batters in an 11-1 win and her teammate Kaitlyn Geschwill struck a season-high 13 batters in a 13-1 win as Pequot Lakes swept a Mid-State Conference doubleheader over Staples-Motley Tuesday, May 11.

Taylor Sherack went 2-4 with a double and Geschwill was 2-2 in the Game One win for the Patriots.

The Patriots pounded out 12 hits in Game Two with Geschwill, Maci Martini and Catherine Ganley all collecting two hits. Geschwill gave up one run and the Patriots finished the conference season with a 10-0 record.

Game One


Staples-Motley 1 2 4

Pequot Lakes 11 7 1

WP: Morgan Eckes. LP: Mikayla Richards. 2B: PL-Taylor Sherack. HR: PL-Morgan Eckes.

Game Two

Pequot Lakes 13 12 0

Staples-Motley 1 5 2

WP: Geschwill. LP: Alli Olander. 2B: PL-Catherine Ganley, Afton Crocker, Mya Orvis, Geschwill. 3B: PL-Kelsi Martini.


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