VFW Baseball: Little Falls, Pierz split

The Little Falls and Pierz VFW baseball teams split a doubleheader, Tuesday, with visiting Pierz earning a last-inning 8-7 win in the opener, followed by Little Falls taking the finale 10-3.

Noah Boser delivered the go-ahead single for Pierz in the top of the seventh inning in game one.

Lane Girtz went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs, while Nick Herold also scored twice and had an RBI triple.

Teddy Dehler earned the win in relief.

Pierz also split a Monday doubleheader against St. Cloud West.

Pierz was held hitless through the first five innings of the opener, but rallied back to tie the game at 4-4 in the seventh inning.

Pierz finally broke the deadlock with four runs in the top of the 11th, then Matt Kummet sealed the win with a scoreless bottom half of the inning for the 8-4 victory.

St. Cloud took the second game 10-5.

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