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Baseball: Eagles improve to 11-0

EVANSVILLE — No.7A New York Mills found themselves in a rarity, trailing in a baseball game against the Brandon-Evansville Chargers.

It was 2-1 Chargers after the first inning.

Bradon Kupfer hit a solo shot for the Eagles’ first run of the game.

Adam Patron scored in the top of the third to tie the game and the Eagles took control in the fifth when leadoff hitter Damon Tumberg and Patron scored for a 4-2 lead.

Patron scored his third run of the game in the seventh on a Kupfer double and Kupfer scored on Dan Kraft’s second RBI of the game to go up 6-2.

The Chargers added one run in their last at-bats for the 6-3 final.

Tucker Skoblik pitched a complete game for the victory. He struck out three, walked one, giving up three runs, two earned, on six hits in seven innings of work.

The Eagles improve to 11-0 and are 7-0 in the Park Region Conference, one-half game behind Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale (10-2, 8-0).

New York Mills plays two more Park Region doubleheaders at Parkers Prairie Thursday and at home against B-H/V for the conference championship Tuesday, May 20.

The Raiders also have a tough test against an improved Ottertail Central team (8-4, 4-4).

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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