Elk River lost to Coon Rapids 8-6 on Thursday, dropping to 5-10.
Brandon Meyer took the loss, giving up eight runs (four earned) in 4 2/3 innings. Tucker Morrell had 2 1/3 scoreless innings.
The Elks had six hits and seven walks off four Cardinal pitchers. Logan Paige was 1-for-3 with two RBI, Terry Hadden 1-for-2 with two RBI, and Morrell 1-for-3 with an RBI.
For Coon Rapids, Logan Shore and Alex Wojo each had three hits and two RBI.
Elk River will host Armstrong on Thursday.