Elk River succumbed to the Osseo Orioles 8-7 in eight innings on Monday after leading 6-2 early in the game at home.
Aaron Pipenhagen was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI for the Elks (4-7). Brandon Meyer was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Tucker Morrell 2-for-4 with two runs. Timmy Sanford was 1-for-4 with two RBI.
Pipenhagen pitched 4 2/3 innings, giving up five runs (three earned) and eight hits. Tucker Morrell took the loss in relief, giving up three runs in 3 1/3 innings.
Tyler Lursen was 2-for-4 with two RBI and Matt Conteras 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs for Osseo (3-6). Keegan Moore pitched the distance, giving up nine hits and five walks, striking out six.
The Elks will host Andover on Wednesday.