Baseball: Pierz splits doubleheader with Rockford Area
By PATRICK SLACK
Senior Brad Trapp drove in all three of Pierz’ runs, including two on a two-out double in the sixth, to lead the Pioneers to a 3-2 win in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Rockford Area.
The Rockets came back to win the finale 16-2.
Junior Nick Lochner went 2-for-3 in the opener with a run and stolen base for Pierz, with senior Trent Davis and junior Cody Nordmann also contributing a hit and a run.
Senior Logan Meyer tossed a six-hitter to record the complete-game victory.
Lochner picked up Pierz’ only hit in the second game.
Pierz wraps up its regular season at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Tuesday.
Pierz 3 7 0
Rockford 2 6 1
Pierz—Nick Lochner: 2-3, R, SB; Brad Trapp: 1-3, 2B, 3-RBI; Trent Davis: 1-2, R, SB; Cody Nordmann: 1-3, R; WP-Logan Meyer: 7-IP, 2-R, 6-H, 3-BB, 6-K.