By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Bryce Zawatzke doubled in Collin Eckman with the winning run as the Little Falls Legion baseball team edged host Elk River 4-3 in eight innings, Monday. Josh Wenzel earned the win in relief, striking out seven batters in 3 1/3 innings, including fanning the side in the bottom of [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Collin Eckman hit a first-inning home run and Dane Peterson doubled, drove in two runs and scored twice to lead the Little Falls Legion baseball team to a 10-3 win over visiting Becker, Tuesday. Eckman finished 2-for-2 with two RBIs, while Kyle Boser added two hits and a run. [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org The Little Falls Legion baseball team opened its summer season in dramatic fashion, knocking off host Big Lake 2-1 in extra innings, Monday. Matt Stumpf, who finished 2-for-4, drove in Gabe Ploof with the game-winning run in the eighth inning, making a winner of Michael Fregin, who pitched an [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com After shutting out Brainerd to advance through the sub-district playoffs, the Little Falls Legion baseball team went 1-2 in the district tournament to finish the season with a record of 15-5. Little Falls 3, Big Lake 2 Gabe Ploof tossed a two-hit gem, striking out 15 to lead Little [...]
After getting shut out in the opening game of Tuesday’s doubleheader at Bemidji, Little Falls bounced back to earn a split with an 11-2 win in the finale. Mitch Gregory went 3-for-4 in the opener and Matt Valentine and Joe Tuholsky both doubled, but Bemidji came away with a 6-0 win. In the second contest, [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org The Little Falls Legion baseball team routed Dassel-Cokato 10-0 to reach the finals of the Avon wood bat tournament, July 7, then edged Albany 4-3 in the championship. Spencer Fenske tossed a one-hit shutout against Dassel-Cokato, striking out 10 batters. Matt Valentine delivered the big blow offensively with a [...]
Joe Tuholsky homered and three other players had extra-base hits as Little Falls slugged its way past visiting Aitkin 10-4, July 5. In addition to Tuholsky’s homer, Collin Eckman, Matt Valentine and Luke Thoma all doubled for the Flyers. Ian Stewart struck out five batters in five innings pitched to earn the win.