Trio of triples nets sweep of doubleheader

Daniel Marod went 5-for-6 with three triples as the Little Falls VFW baseball team blasted host Milaca 14-0 and 8-1, Tuesday.

Little Falls scored seven times in the first inning, another five runs in the second and two more in the third of the opener.

Braden Backowski and Marod each went 3-for-4, with Austin Weisz and Thomas Miller both adding two hits and Chris Reller hitting a double.

Justin Jenks pitched a 4-hit shutout.

Little Falls then scored in each of the first four frames of the finale, with Marod and Riley Pelzer both collecting two hits and Mitch Boros tossing a one-hitter.

Little Falls split a doubleheader the day before, defeating host St. Cloud West (Tech) in the opener 6-0 before falling 5-1 in game two.

Miller fired a two-hitter in game one, striking out six, while seven different players recorded hits for Little Falls.

Weisz went 2-for-2 in the finale.