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PHS Baseball: Perham sweeps Pequot Lakes

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The Jackets rebounded from Monday's loss to Fergus Falls with a doubleheader sweep over Pequot Lakes Tuesday night, 6-2 and 8-5.

Nate Schmitz went the distance in game one, striking out seven and allowing just two hits.

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The Jackets scored three times in the fourth on three doubles by Schmitz, Tyler Lynne and Jon Langlie. A double by Anthony Ruther in the sixth capped off another three-run rally.

In game two, Perham scored six times in the fourth inning with Schmitz connecting on a three-run homer.

Brad Ellingson picked up the win on the mound with five innings of work.

Perham has now won nine-straight against the Patriots. The first game will start at 4 p.m.

Next

The Jackets will hit the road on May 8 for a doubleheader against Mid-State rival Detroit Lakes. Last year, Perham lost both regular season games to the Lakers, but got their revenge with a 10-5 win in the Section 8AA playoffs.

Perham will be looking to extend their dominance over Frazee (1-5) in the "Battle of the Bees" on May 11 at Krueger Field. The Yellowjackets are 9-0 against the Hornets since 2001.

The Jackets will make it three games in two days with a Mid-State doubleheader at Staples-Motley on May 12. S-M swept Perham last year, 3-1 and 6-2.

Schedule change

Perham's regular season game scheduled against Sebeka on May 22 has been moved. Perham will now host Sebeka on May 18 at Krueger Field at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 5

Perham 6, Pequot Lakes 2 (G-1)

R- H- E

PL 0-0-1-0-0-1-0-- 2- 2- 3

Perham 0-0-0-3-0-3-x-- 6-13-2

Jackets-- Miller 1-4; Ellingson 3-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI; Ruther 3-4, 2 2B; Schmitz 1-3, BB, 2B, R; Lynne 1-3, 2B, R, RBI; Meyer 2-3, R; Lahr 1-3, R; Langlie 1-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI.

Pitching IP R ER H SO BB

Schmitz (3-0) 7 2 1 2 7 3

Perham 8, Pequot Lakes 5 (G-2)

R- H- E

PL 0-0-2-0-1-0-2-- 5- 8- 2

Perham 1-1-0-6-0-0-x-- 8-11- 1

Jackets-- Miller 2-4, BB, 2 R, RBI; Ellingson 1-3, BB, R, 2 RBI; Ruther 1-3, BB, R, 2 RBI; Schmitz 2-3, HR, 3 RBI; Biegler 1-3, BB, R; Muer 1-3, 2 BB, R; Stafki 2-3, R.

Pitching IP R ER H SO BB

Ellingson (1-0) 5 3 2 6 5 2

Stafki 2 2 2 2 3 0

Mid-State Conf. All

Perham 8-0 9-3

Pequot Lakes 3-3 7-3

Detroit Lakes 3-1 4-3

Staples-Motley 5-3 7-5

Wadena-Deer Creek 3-5 3-6

Park Rapids 2-6 2-10

Crosby-Ironton 0-6 0-5

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